Archive - Jun 15, 2016 - News

Community Colleges to Lose $20 Million in State Funds

Wyoming's seven community colleges will lose a total $20 million in funds from the state over the next two years.

Buffalo Council Passes Amended Budget On Second Reading

Buffalo's City Council passed on second reading an amended version of their annual appropriations, or budget bill, with an increase in funds over the version passed on the first reading.

Buffalo Councilmen Explain Votes On Budget First Reading

Russ Humphrey

As the Buffalo City Council was passing the second reading of their annual appropriations, or budget bill, during their last regular meeting, Vice Mayor Russ Humphrey, sitting in for absent Mayor Mike Johnson, explained why he and councilman Dave Long voted against the budget bill on its first reading at their last meeting in May.

Buffalo YMCA Receives Donation From Pacificorp

The Johnson County Family YMCA will be able to continue to provide is low-impact cardio supervised exercise program, where participants learn self-management of their cardiovascular health, thanks to a $4,000 grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.

Sheridan Goose Creek Transit Dispatcher Receives Award

Steve Ainslee and WYTRANS President Renae Jordling with Dispatcher of Year award presented to Dorothy Simon of Goose Creek Transit in Sheridan. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Dorothy Simon, dispatcher and scheduler for Sheridan's Goose Creek Transit public transportation system, is the Wyoming Public Transportation Association's Dispatcher of the Year for 2016.

Farmers Market Will Not Start This Thursday

Thursday night, Sheridan’s Main Street will host the first Third Thursday Street Festival of the year.

Rogers Talks About First Crack at Everest in 2015

Darren Rogers, a Chemical Engineer in the Oil and Gas industry, has been living in Sheridan for almost 13 years. One of his passions, which has taken him to places like Africa and Ecuador, is climbing mountains.

Conservation District Executes Agreement for State Funds

The Sheridan County Conservation District has executed a cooperative agreement that will make more than $422,000 available to county landowners.

Big Horn Country USA Starts Thursday

Blackjack Billy will headline Friday night's lineup at the Big Horn Country USA music festival. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Get ready for three straight days of country music, camping and non-stop fun. Big Horn Country USA Kicks off Thursday, 2pm, at Sheridan’s Trails End Concert Park. Thursday’s lineup features Kaleb Austin, Premium Diesel, Little Texas and more.

New Report says Wyoming is the Best State in the Country to Make a Living

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A new report from the financial website moneyrates.com says Wyoming is the best state in the United States to make a living.