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Bestselling Author Johnson To Visit Sheridan Stationary

New York Times Bestselling Author, Craig Johnson, will be at Sheridan Stationary tomorrow at 5:30 for a book signing for his newest title, “As The Crow Flies.”

Land Trust Secures Grants for Recreation

SCLT Executive Director Colin Betzler

The Sheridan Community Land Trust announced Thursday that they've been awarded a couple of grants from Wyoming's Recreational Trails Program. Land Trust Executive Director Colin Betzler.

Budget Work Session Focuses on One-Cent Recipients

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Budget Work Session Focuses on One-Cent Recipients

Thursday's Sheridan City Council budget work session focused on recipients of optional one-cent sales tax funds. Eight different non-profits made their presentations before the Council, each giving a little background on the service they provide to the community.

Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games are Underway

Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games are Underway

Earlier this week the Flame of Hope made its way through Sheridan on its way to Laramie for the 2012 Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games, which got underway Wednesday.

Jo Co Discusses Rent Increase At UW Extension Office

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners asked University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service employees Blaine Horn and Rachel Vardiman to give them an update on the Extension Service and specifically to address the recent rent increase at the building housing them.

Ride or Get Rid of Your Bicycle Next Week

May 14-18 is Bike To Work Week in Sheridan, sponsored by the Wellness Council of Sheridan County, the City of Sheridan, and the Chamber of Commerce.

Johnson County Vacates Property, Opens Rec Area

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to approve Chair Smokey Wildeman to sign a vacation of county-owned property near the Airport Road/Watkins Avenue/North Main Street interchange.

Johnson County Library Hosting Book Signing Saturday

Johnson County Library

This Saturday, May 12, the Johnson County Library will be hosting a book signing for author Tim Slessor, featuring his new book, “More Than Cowboys,” about the American West.

What Would An 8% Budget Cut Look Like?

Under the direction of Governor Matt Mead, state budget officials are preparing future fiscal year financial plans to be operational with eight percent fewer funds.

Coffeen Elementary Hosts Leadership Day

Nicole Trahan, principle of Coffeen Elementary School, gives an introductory speech during Leadership Day. Trahan explained how the school has dramatically improved standardized test scores and student behavior by implementing a leadership program. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The entire student body of Coffeen Elementary School put on a leadership presentation for the public to show off the remarkable transformation the school has undergone in only four years.