April 17th, 2013

JCSD1 Approves Forming Health Policy Committee

Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard a presentation from board member Dr. Grace Gosar on the health of students and staff of the district.
She gave the trustees a short quiz to test their “Health IQ” with most trustees not getting a favorable grade.

Buffalo Chamber Lunch Features Creekside Performing Arts

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce offered their monthly Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, this month featuring a relatively new organization, Creekside Performing Arts.

Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out

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The U.S. Senate Wednesday flat out rejected a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers in a failing vote of 54 to 46.

Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, has threatened legislators with a lawsuit over their recently published white paper detailing the reasons for why they adopted reforms stripping Hill of many of her duties. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

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On Wednesday evening, dozens of community members and representatives from the many user groups that frequent the Sheridan County Fairgrounds all had an opportunity to meet with fairgrounds staff, the fair board and a few county commissioners.

Consultant Updates Economic Development Committee

Ady Voltedge President and CEO Janet Ady, gave a presentation to the Sheridan Area Economic Development Task Force Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

One of a Kind Commissioners Meeting

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To commemorate 125 years of Sheridan County Government, the Sheridan County Commissioners will hold a special meeting next Tuesday. Commissioner Tom Ringley.

Leading Energy Policy Expert to Launch New UW Center for Law and Energy Resources

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A new Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies is being established at the University of Wyoming College of Law.


From SHS AD Don Julian:

As much as we hate to say it, we do not feel like we can run a safe meet for the kids tomorrow. The conditions are just to questionable right now to bring everyone here.

I’m very sorry that we were not able to make it work, but look forward to a great meet next year.

Rec District Registration Goes Online

The Sheridan Recreation is busy taking registrations for the spring and summer season sports, but the job is easier this year, thanks to online registration. Rec District business manager, Rich Bridger: