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April 30th, 2012

Legislator Madden: Drug Tests for Unemployment Benefits

Earlier this year, the Wyoming legislature considered requiring drug tests for Welfare recipients in Wyoming.

Weekend Sports Recap For Johnson County

The Bison and Lady Bison soccer teams had the weekend off but will wrap their regular seasons up this week with three games beginning Tuesday with Worland, Thursday with Douglas and Friday with Newcastle.

The Bison track and field team hosted their Crazy Woman Invite Friday and had a number of athletes perform well, including Shannon Horn winning the girls 100 meter dash; Hannah Chapin in the girls 1,600; Matt Scarlett in the boys 1,600; and Taylor Hepp in the boys high jump.
Both the Bison boys and girls teams won the meet.

Wyoming Workforce Safety Has a Long Road to Haul

The state of Wyoming has had one on-the-job fatality every 10 days for the last 20 years, and that has made Wyoming either the first or second most dangerous state for employment since 2001.

Area Districts Granted Waivers For Student/Teacher Ratios

Dr. Rod Kessler

Twenty School Districts in Wyoming, including Sheridan County District 2 and Johnson County District 1 have been granted a waiver from the 16 to 1 student to teacher ratio in grades K-3 that was implemented by the State Legislature in 2011.

April 29th

A Zumba Fundraiser

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Rhonda Weber, Victim Advocate with the Advocacy and Resource Center.

Today ends National Child Abuse Awareness month and Saturday, Lorrie Anderson with other local Zumba instructors, joined together in a two hour black light Zumba fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting the Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan.

It's All About You, Baby

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"Lexie"

Saturday, the cafeteria at Sheridan Memorial Hospital became a wealth of information for new parents, expectant parents, or even those folks just thinking about becoming parents. It was the hospital's Baby Fair called “It's All About You, Baby.”

SHS TRACK RESULTS FROM THE KW INVITATIONAL

Kelly Walsh Invitational
Casper, Wyoming - KW High School
Saturday April 28, 2012

No Team Scores Kept:

SHS Girls Individual Results: (Top 8 Only)

Girls 400 Meter Dash

7 Katie Rotellini 1:04.17

3200 Meter Run

5 Marissa Hegy 12:46.63

100 Meter Hurdles

2nd Addison Stedillie 17.96
8th Anya Fritz 18.77

Pole Vault

6 Stephanie Prill 8’ 4”
7th Sarah Forister 7’ 10”

Triple Jump

2nd Addison Stedillie 30’ 6.25”

Long Jump

6th Mariah Grant 14’ 8”

Shot Put

3rd Shayla Christensen 35’ 1.75”

Katie Rotellini

4 X 800 Meter Relay

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Take a look in your medicine cabinet and chances are there are unused prescription drugs sitting on the shelves.

"Grazing in the Grass"

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To some folks "Grazing in the Grass" is a single that hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968 or was in the soundtrack of "The Lion King 1 1/2" in 2004 but to this buffalo in the elk pasture above Kendrick Park it is a way of life in 2012. It doesn't seem to mind the overcast sky and rainy conditions that have dampened the spirits of some this weekend.

Johnson County Commissioners Award Scholarships

At their last meeting April 17, the Johnson County Commissioners awarded their scholarships to area high school seniors and one college student.