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February 5th, 2012

Immature Bald Eagle

These 3 photos are of a young bald eagle that has not quite reached maturity.

Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Recruiting Still a Focus at Buffalo's Healthcare Center

Recruiting was discussed and still identified as a priority at the last board meeting for the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

February 4th

Free Tax Help at the Sheridan Senior Center

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Free Tax Help at the Sheridan Senior Center

Now that tax time is once again upon us, the Sheridan Senior Center is offering tax assistance to those that may need a help filing their taxes before the April deadline. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins.

Pavillion Residents Upset Over Federal Hearing on Fracking

Pavillion Residents Upset Over Federal Hearing on Fracking

A study by the EPA has linked groundwater contamination in the Pavillion area to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it is best known. Last week a hearing was held by a Congressional Subcommittee on the matter; however, nobody from the tight knit community in Wyoming was invited to testify.

Survey Says Wyomingites Sees Public Lands as Economic Key

Survey Says Wyomingites Sees Public Lands as Economic Key

Most Wyoming voters think you can protect land and water and have a strong economy at the same time, according to a new poll of attitudes throughout the Rockies.

Valentine's Day is Drawing Near

Yes, Agnes Blaney has been at it again! It's time to set your calendars to that special day in February as you get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day on Tuesday the 14th. Agnes' decorations are out at 1200 S. Thurmond - at the corner of S. Thurmond and Huntington Street for all to see and enjoy as they pass by. Thanks Agnes.

Sheridan's Loaf'n Jug Closes Its Doors

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The Kroger Company that operates 174 convenience stores primarily in Colorado and Wyoming has closed its Loaf'n Jug store #165 located at 531 Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan. The local store manager reported that the lease had ended and that the store closed on January 29th. According to neighbors in the area you can look for a similar new business in this location in the near future.

February 3rd

Job Shadow Day

Megan Eisenhauer

Students from schools across the county visited area businesses Friday, getting a first-hand look at possible post-high school careers as part of Job Shadow Day.

Job Shadow Day: Firefighter

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From Sheridan Fire-Rescue Marshall Brian Songer:

Deadlines Approaching for Antelope Butte Effort, Public Meeting Feb. 8

Antelope Butte Foundation

The Antelope Butte Foundation continues to receive support from across northern Wyoming in its efforts toward reopening the Antelope Butte Ski Area, and after about a year of work in forming a nonprofit strategy a big deadline is about two weeks away.