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December 19th

Cindy Hill: Deadlines Have Been Met

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Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill giving high fives to students of Meadowlark Elementary School during a Blue Ribbon Ceremony. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill and the Wyoming Education Department have been under fire from an interim legislative committee that's recommending taking away some duties of the state school superintendent and the Education Department.

JCSD1 Board Approves Employment, Isolation Requests

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved Employment and Isolation requests at their last meeting.

Lion Dogs on the Move?

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(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)

In 1915, Sheridan businessman Peter Neiter purchased the two “Lion Dogs” that now, thanks to Neiter's donation of them in 1919, adorn the entrance to Kendrick Park in Sheridan.

Tonight it's All About the Men

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(Image Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Men are notorious for procrastinating when it comes to Christmas shopping, as waiting till the last minute seems to be the norm, rather than the exception.

Will social issues heat up Wyoming’s winter session?

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By Gregory Nickerson, WyoFile.com
Originally published December 18, 2012

When the Wyoming Legislature convenes this January, social issues will compete for legislative attention with major topics like education accountability and appropriations.

December 19th

JCSD1 Approves Early Graduation For 3 BHS Seniors

The Board of Trustees for Johnson County School District One approved requests for early graduation at their last meeting.

SCJC Event Gains Donations For Buffalo Food Pantry

Johnny Pond, left, receives the donations from Derek Anderson of SCJC on behalf of the Bread of Life Food Pantry.

Sheridan College in Johnson County held a Gingerbread House decorating event at the Buffalo campus on December 1st, and collected more than 40 bags of items and $276 in cash donations for the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Buffalo.

Johnson County Approves Agreement With Sasol

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their last meeting, voted to sign an agreement with Sasol North America once a few more details had been worked out.

Day One of Legislative Forum is in the Books

Representative Rosie Berger and Senator Bruce Burns listen to a consituent at Tuesday's legislative forum.

The first of the two-day legislative forum at Sheridan City Hall Tuesday was a frank reminder of the tough task legislators will have next month when they convene in Cheyenne.

Diane Fischer Wins This Week's Stroll Button Drawing

Diane Fischer, at right, won an envelope full of Chamber Bucks after being the lucky winner of this week's drawing in the stroll button competition. Her granddaughter Brynlee is pictured at left. (Photo courtesy the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced the winner for week four of the stroll button competition. Diane Fischer, of Sheridan, is this week's lucky winner of Chamber Bucks redeemable at a slew of participating member businesses.