Archive - Sep 11, 2013 - News

Representative Patton Discusses Select Investigative Committee Process

Wyoming State Representative John Patton. (Courtesy Photo)

Earlier this summer a 16-member committee was formed by the Wyoming Legislature to investigate claims against Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill that were outlined in a Governor's Inquiry report.

Senator Enzi: Haze Clouding Vision of EPA on States' Rights

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U.S. Senator for Wyoming Mike Enzi filed an amendment Wednesday to the Senate energy efficiency bill that would prevent the EPA from impinging on a state’s right to address the issue of regional haze locally.

Getting the Word Out

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Claire Hobbs at her desk in the Sheridan Community Land Trust offices on South Main Street. (Photo by Pat Blair)

As a sign that she's here in Sheridan to stay for a while, Claire Hobbs recently acquired a German shepherd puppy.

State Pilots Enjoy Sheridan While Waiting for Governor

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Pilots Kory Fogg, left, and Chuck Davidson check the weather before taking off.

Anyone stopping by the Sheridan airport late Monday afternoon might have run into Governor Matt Mead's pilots that flew him in for his visit.

911 Remembered

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A 911 remembrance ceremony was held Wednesday morning at the Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department to honor those that were lost in the attacks at the World Trade Center, The Pentagon, and the crash site in Shanksville, PA twelve years ago.

His Work Lives On

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Jim and Sharron Aurand (photo by Judy Hagerott)

An artist's reception was held Tuesday night at the Sheridan Fulmer Library displaying the work of Lindell Aurand. Aurand, was born with hemophilia and in 1984 was involved in a major car accident which left him wheelchair bound. His art became the center of his life.

JCSD1 Approves Moving Ahead With Clear Creek Transfer

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees voted to move ahead with the process to transfer ownership of the old Clear Creek School building from the district to the city of Buffalo.

Buffalo City Attorney Intros New Associate To Council

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council was introduced to new associate at Kirven and Kirven Law Offices, Cindy Baldwin, by City Attorney Ben Kirven.

Bentonite Company Requests Letter Before Expanding

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, approved a request from Black Hills Bentonite for a letter from the county assuring them the county has no zoning laws or regulations that the company may be in violation of with their bentonite mining operations.