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December 25th

Jo Co Looking at Employee Healthcare Pool Study

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming County Commissioners' Association will be conducting a feasibility study for a Wyoming Counties Pooled Health Plan, and the Johnson County Commissioners at last week's meeting decided to participate in and cooperate with the study to see if the pool could save the County money in the future for providing an employee health care plan.

Major Changes In Live Bait Fish Regs For 2012

Paul Mavrakis, Wyoming Game and Fish

Major changes to live bait fish regulations at Lake DeSmet, Healy Reservoir, and the Tongue River below Interstate 90 will take effect on January 1st, 2012.

DSA Liking Their New Digs

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DSA Liking Their New Digs

It's been almost two months since the Downtown Sheridan Association moved into their new location at the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue. The building that was once the old Maverick convenience store has been transformed inside and out.

New Search Tool at Sheridan County Clerk's Office

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New Search Tool at Sheridan County Clerk's Office

While the New Year may be still be a few days away, there is something new at the Sheridan County Clerk's Office. County Commissioner Mike Nickel explains.

Green Waste Bins Are Out in Sheridan For Christmas Tree Collection

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Green Waste Bins Are Out in Sheridan For Christmas Tree Collection

The City of Sheridan is ready for Christmas clean-up, as their green waste bins have been placed at various sites around the City for residents to drop off their Christmas trees.

Study Looks at Effects of Potential Quakes in Wyo.

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A new report suggests a magnitude 7.5 earthquake on the Teton Fault could cost more than half a billion dollars and temporarily displace hundreds of households in Jackson Hole.

December 24th

Fight A Losing Battle? Holiday Eating: Use Smaller Plates

Though most won't worry about their weight loss New Years resolution until after Christmas and New Years, Kentz Willis, health educator with the University of Wyoming Extension Office has some tips so maybe you won't have to lose quite as much.

Grandma and Her Incident With the Reindeer

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Grandma and Her Incident With the Reindeer

All of us at one time or another have heard the famous Dr. Elmo song “Grandma Got Ran Over By a Reindeer”. Dr. Elmo explains that he got a late start on his music career, which meant that the famous Christmas song almost never came to be.

Buffalo's Food Pantry Helps, Especially Around the Holidays

Linda Greet and John Whitney volunteer at the Bread of Life Food pantry in Buffalo last Friday.

Last week, students from Buffalo High School volunteered in numerous ways to raise money and food donationas for the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Buffalo.
This past Friday, their hard work paid off for over 112 people that showed up for help to carry them through the Christmas Holiday.

Buffalo Will Recycle Christmas Trees Again This Year

Residents of Buffalo will have an option again this year when disposing their old Christmas trees. Instead of throwing them out with the regular trash, the trees can be put to good use and recycled into mulch or some other useful material instead of taking valuable space in the landfill.