Archive - Apr 11, 2016 - News

County Approves Contract For Emergency Generator

Marilyn Connolly.

Johnson County's Commissioners reviewed, discussed and approved a contract for the purchase and installation of an emergency generator at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center.

City OK's Engineering Services Contracts On Lobban Project

Brent Bennett.

Buffalo's City Council, during their most recent meeting, discussed a proposal from Nelson Engineering to provide engineering services on the upcoming Lobban Street Reconstruction Project.

County Names New Lake DeSmet Operating Manager

Lake DeSmet. Image courtesy Johnson County Wyoming.

Johnson County Road and Bridge Administrative Assistant Cheryl Benner was recently appointed as the new Operating Manager of Lake DeSmet by the Johnson County Commissioners.

Two Injured in Traffic Mishaps

Two people were taken to the hospital as the result of separate traffic incidents in Sheridan late last week.

WYO Supporters Surprised by Grant Approval

As Sheridan Media reported last week, Wyoming's State Loan and Investment Board approved a grant of $500,000 for preliminary work on the Hallmark building north of the WYO Theater on North Main Street.

Senator Burns Explains Budget Cuts

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Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns of Sheridan (Photo Ron Richter ©)

During the most recent session of the Wyoming Legislature, a number of cuts were made to come up with a balanced budget for the biennium to make up for declining revenues from the mineral industry.

Sheridan County Chamber Monthly Luncheon Takes Place Wednesday

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This month’s Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon will take place Wednesday and focus on business trends verses traditions. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson explains more.

UnEqual Pay Day Bake Sale

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Today marks UnEqual Pay Day by the American Association of University Women. UnEqual Pay Day symbolizes the day when women’s pay “catches up” to men’s pay from the previous year.

Wyoming News Update

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Wyoming, Russia and Saudi Arabia; Three Approaches to Fossil Fuel Decline

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Bill Sniffin

As a state that relies on fossil fuels for much of its economic success, it is interesting to equate Wyoming’s energy job recession with nations with a similar destiny such as Russia and Saudi Arabia.