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May 8th, 2012

Special Olympic Torch In Buffalo

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The Special Olympic Torch passed through Buffalo around noon on Monday on its way to the State Summer Games in Laramie this weekend. The torch was scheduled to pass through Kaycee later in the day. From left, Buffalo's Jacob Thomson and Austin Leis and Sheridan's Jackie Santistevan participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

May 7th

Four Sheridan Residents Arrested for Alleged Meth Distribution Ring

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Four Sheridan Residents Arrested for Alleged Meth Distribution Ring

A news release issued by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation states that four individuals were arrested in Sheridan over the weekend on drug distribution charges. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

New Councilor Officially Sworn In

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Kristin Kelly, left, is sworn in by Judge Jon Botten as the man she's replacing, John Bigelow looks on.

Last week the Sheridan City Council appointed Kristin Kelly to fill the Ward Two seat left vacant by Councilman John Bigelow's resignation at the end of March. Monday night Kelly was officially sworn into her new position.

Johnson County Approves Voting District Changes

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners received a recommendation from Clerk Vicki Edelman to approve a consolidation, or boundary change of voting districts and precincts in the county.

Buffalo Council Approves 2012-16 Capital Improvements Plan

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved and accepted the 2012-2016 Capital Improvements Plan, after discussing projects and rankings from each city department.

Special Olympics Athletes Run Main Street

Rosalee Cortez sports her hard-earned medals on Main Street Monday Morning as she prepares for her leg of the Special Olympics Torch Run. Rosalee Competes in basketball and track. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Kaleb Yager takes the torch for his leg of the torch run. Kaleb is one of more than 50 athletes who carried the torch to Whitney Commons. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Rosalee Cortez takes the torch for her leg of the Special Olympics Flame of Hope torch run. Rosalee competes in basketball and track. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Law enforcement officials and Special Olympics athletes run in loose formation Monday morning. The athletes and officers ran approximately 1.6 miles with the Flame of Hope. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officials carried the Flame of Hope 1.6 miles through the middle of town in preparation for the Wyoming Special Olympic Games in Laramie May 10. More than 50 athletes carried the torch Monday morning. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

More than 50 athletes carried the Flame of Hope from the Sheriff's Office to Whitney Commons yesterday morning. Sheriff's Deputy, Boot Hill, tells how they did.

JCHC Board Gets Positive First Quarter 2012 Report

Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees heard a mostly positive quarterly report from Administrator Sandy Ward from the Performance Improvement System and Patient Safety Program.

Labor Department Offers $ To Boost Workers' Skills

A group of Wyoming community colleges has been awarded a $2.7 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to help unemployed or underemployed adults upgrade their work skills.

SOCCER REGIONALS BEGIN THURSDAY IN SHERIDAN AND LARAMIE

REGIONAL SOCCER - The Sheridan high school soccer teams head into the post season as number one seeds for their regional tournaments meaning both have automatic bids into the state tournament and will receive first round byes in the regional.

Both will open post season play in the semi finals Friday night both matches are scheduled for 6:00.

The Lady Broncs will open their tournament in Laramie and will play against the winner of Thursday 's match between Gillette and Cheyenne East.

Prom 2012 - One Night Only

The young, being young at heart and kicking up their heels at Prom 2012 Saturday night. If I counted correctly there were 271 students involved in the grand march and many more who helped the prom run smoothly, i.e. Co-sponsors LaDonna Leibrich, Heidi Richins and Junior Class President Jin Kim along with countless others. Now let's see what next year's junior class can do.