Archive - Feb 18, 2011 - News

State Departments Merge With Governor's Signature

Members of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and Department of Employment on hand to witness Governor Matt Mead sign a bill merging the two agencies into one.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has merged with the Department of Employment. Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed into law Senate File 120 Friday that officially re-organizes the two agencies into one.

Local Auto Dealer Honored With Award

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Valley Motor Honda GM Dick Weber with the Time Quality Dealer of the Year Award for Wyoming.

Valley Motor Honda of Sheridan General Manager Dick Weber was recently nominated as the Time Quality Dealer of the Year for Wyoming.

New District 1 Superintendent Selected

Marty Kobza of Thermopolis will be the new superintendent of Sheridan County School District 1. He begins July 1st.

It's official. The School District 1 Board of Trustees have selected their new Superintendent, after conducting intensive two-day interviews, tours and Q & A Sessions for three finalists. Suzie Dow makes the announcement.

TRHS to Conduct Suicide Prevention Events

Josie Crackenberger and Henry Rawlings with the Tongue River High School FCCLA, along with Taylor Matthews (not pictured) have planned four days of Suicide Prevention activites beginning February 21st.

Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson brings us this story about a special week coming up for Tongue River High School.

Valentine's Day Baby at Sheridan Memorial

Jessica Nixon holds her new-born daughter Khloe Jean who was presented with a new infant child safety seat and other safety devices because she was the first baby born after Valentines Day at Sheridan Memorial Hospital this year. Also in the picture is a Valentine quilt made by hospital volunteer Mary Edwards.

You know that Sheridan Memorial has typically honored the birth of the first baby born in a new year, but this year, they've added Valentine's Day to the list.

Bruce Burns' Legislative Update

Senator Bruce Burns

Amidst an extremely busy day in the State Legislative Session, Senator Bruce Burns checked in with Sheridan Media Thursday afternoon with a couple updates. Regarding the vote on funding for capital improvement funding for Sheridan College, he says.

JoCo Commission Addresses Bad Blood

The Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday, held an elected officials meeting to discuss various issues within the courthouse offices.

Cities, Counties to Receive More Money From State

State Representative Mike Madden

The City of Buffalo and Johnson County, along with cities and counties throughout Wyoming will be getting more money from the state after the Wyoming Senate passed a bill aimed at distributing more than $10 million in additional funding to local entities.