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December 27th

Holiday Spirit Campaign Continues

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Sheridan Senior Center Director of Development Rindy West

As of Thursday, the Sheridan Senior Center's Holiday Spirit Campaign had raised $17,000. Donation letters were sent out prior to Thanksgiving and another round of letters are expected to go out in mid January.

Buffalo Council Approves Change Orders For Sports Complex

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved change orders in the amount of $261,874 for O'Dell Construction for the sports fields complex currently under construction at the old Centennial Park.

What to Do With Those Old Cell Phones

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

If you received a new cell phone for Christmas and are wondering what to do with your old phone, Sheridan Community Federal Credit Union has just the thing for you. Credit Union Vice President Megan Powers explains.

Wyoming Has Nation's 4th Highest Population Growth

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has 6,000 more new residents than it did a year ago, giving the Cowboy State the fourth-highest population growth rate in the country. The State Economic Analysis division says the newcomers moved to Wyoming between July 2011 and July 2012.

Montana Man Accused of Threat Against Wyoming School

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Police say a 19-year-old Montana man has been arrested for making threats against a school in Gillette, Wyo. Missoula County Sheriff's Detective Jason Johnson says Erik Sven Wengren was arrested Friday and charged with disorderly conduct.

December 27th

Buffalo To Finally Have New Agreement With Optimum?

After many months of extending an old agreement between the city and the cable provider, Buffalo appears to finally be on the verge of having an updated franchise agreement with Optimum Cable.

Substantial Completion Reached On Crazy Woman Square

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, got an update from City Planner Zach Montgomery on the status of the Crazy Woman Square redevelopment project.

Johnson County Year In Review 2012: April-June

Over the next few days we will review the top stories that happened in Johnson County in 2012.

Today we will look at the top stories from April through June.

Nine Face Charges in Undercover Probe of Hog Farm Near Wheatland

Nine Face Charges in Undercover Probe of Hog Farm Near Wheatland

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An undercover probe of a pig farm near Wheatland by the Humane Society of the United States has resulted in misdemeanor charges against nine former workers.

Five Percent of Powell Schools iPads Damaged

Five Percent of Powell Schools iPads Damaged (Photo courtesy of flickr.com user Kristina Alexanderson)

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - About 5 percent of the iPads purchased for school students and staffers in Powell have had to be repaired or replaced since they were introduced last year.