Archive

October 22nd, 2013

Tuesday 10-22-13

Don Collins, CFO of Western Research Institute

Board Approves Contracts, Isolation Requests

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved both the employment and isolation requests brought before them at their last board meeting.

Health Center Program Targets Obesity

Johnson County Healthcare Center, as part of the Affordable Care Act, will be required to implement a ”health improvement project” which will hopefully improve people's health through weight-management.

Public Works Director Says Reservoir's Full

Buffalo's main water source, Tie Hack Reservoir, is now full, according to City Works Director Les Hook, who gave his report to the city council at their last meeting.

Hook said the reservoir started spilling the first week in October.

Sheridan Inn Owners Open Doors

Area residents will be welcomed back, formally, to the Sheridan Inn this weekend during an open house hosted by the historic hotel's new owners.

Commission Hires Out-Of-State Contractor

The Sheridan County Commission decided to go with an out-of-state contractor to build the new 8-unit hangar at the county-owned airport in Sheridan.

Fracking Expert Speaks To Sheridan Audience

A longtime oil and gas engineer who helped develop shale fracking techniques for the Department of Energy, will speak on the geologic risks of hydraulic fracking, at an upcoming meeting in Sheridan.

Legislators Meet With School Trustees

Sheridan County School District 2 Trustees asked for laws raising the age of public school mandatory attendance and dealing with bullying in a meeting Monday night with Sheridan County's state legislators.

State Offers Nicotine Addicts Free Help

A state health department spokeswoman says people who want to kick the tobacco habit have a much better chance of success if they plan ahead and have tools and medication at the ready.

SHS FRESHMEN VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS

The Lady Broncs freshmen played in their state tournament Saturday, October 19th, in Cheyenne. The Lady Broncs went into the tournament as the number 2 seed from the north. The played the number 3 seed from the south, Rock Springs. Sheridan won the first set easily, lost the second set, and won the third set to advance to the semifinals where they would play Gillette.

They won this in straight sets to advance to the championship match. They would end up playing the number one seed, Kelly Walsh.