Archive - Mar 4, 2016 - News

Tacofest to Benefit the Food Group

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The Food Group of Sheridan is holding their annual Tacofest fundraiser tonight in Sheridan. The group provides food on the weekend for children within Sheridan who may otherwise go hungry.

Legislative Update: Reflecting on the Session

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State Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

State lawmakers are expected to wrap-up the 2016 Legislative Budget Session today in Cheyenne. We caught up with Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn this morning, who provided some good news regarding funding for local governments.

Home Brewers to Tap Into Brewfests

State Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Home brewers throughout Wyoming will now be able to bring their home crafted beer, mead or wine, to brewfests in the state. The home brewing bill, sponsored by Senator Dave Kinskey of Sheridan made its way through the current legislative session and will take effect July 1.

IRS Says Tax Filing Helps Root Out Identity Theft

Identity theft has become so prevalent that the IRS wants everyone to file taxes, even if they haven’t done so in years, just to ensure their name and social security number are on record.

Representative Berger Pleased With ‘Recalibration’ Bill

State Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Wyoming lawmakers are expected to finish the 2016 Legislative Budget Session today in Cheyenne. Most of the month long session has focused on making cuts to the budget to make up for declining revenues from the mineral industry.

Free Program Details Bird Therapy for Dementia Patients

People in the local area will have an opportunity next week to learn about a therapeutic program for people suffering with dementia.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Day Break

Senior Center Director Carmen Rideout at site of groundbreaking. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Groundbreaking ceremonies at 3:30 Thursday formally launched construction of the Sheridan Senior Center's new separate Day Break adult day-care facility on Smith Street.

Kinner Happy With Legislative Experience

The newest state representative from Sheridan County said his first experience in the Legislature has been a good one.

County Deals With Permits, Appointments, Other Minor Issues

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners took care of a number of “house-keeping” issues during their meeting this week, from paying bills to accepting appointments.

JCHC's Nursing Home Project 'Winding Down'

JCHC's new Amie Holt Care Center

Johnson County Healthcare Center's 2018 Capital Construction Project, which is replacing the aging Amie Holt Nursing Home with a new, state-of-the-art adult care facility is “winding down,” according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.