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June 19th

Commissioners Approve TANF Grant Distribution

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Commissioners Approve TANF Grant Distribution

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday morning awarded a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF grant to CASA and Easter Seals of Wyoming. Of the $50,000 available to Sheridan County, CASA will receive $30,000 and Easter Seals will receive $20,000.

SCSD#2 Board Considers Name Change for Coffeen Elementary

Principle of Coffeen Elementary School, Nicole Trahan, approached the Sheridan County School District #2's board of trustees Monday night to propose changing the name of her school.

Council Approves Budget Resolution

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Council Approves Budget Resolution

Soon after a public hearing that yielded no public comment, the Sheridan City Council approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year Monday evening.

First Light Awarded TANF Preschool Grant

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First Light Children's Center in Sheridan.

First Light Children's Center in Sheridan has received a TANF grant in the amount of $154,986 from the Wyoming Department of Education. First Light Assistant Director Katie Christopherson explains how the grant will be used.

WYSTAR PUD II Resolution Approved by Council

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WYSTAR PUD II Resolution Approved by Council

After a nearly two hour public hearing, the Sheridan City Council gave their approval of the final plat and revised conceptual pan of the WYSTAR Recovery Campus Planned Unit Development II Monday night.

Jo Co Will Save With New Health Insurance Administrator

Johnson County Commissioners

Cobecon representatives Ryan Theiss and Dianna Madvig gave a report to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting concerning savings the county would see by switching employee health insurance administration to Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

SCFPL Entertains Unlikely Visitors

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library had some unusual visitors last week.

Employers: Know How To Handle Your Summer Workforce

Tourist season is in full swing in Sheridan County, and many middle and high school students have started their summer jobs. Chanda (Shanda) Richards, Manager of the Workforce Center in Sheridan, reminds employers to stay up-to-date regarding labor laws for

2012 Powder River Ranch Rodeo Results

The annual Powder River Ranch Rodeo, the Battle of the Brands, was held last Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

The annual rodeo features members from area ranches competing in four seperate events for bragging rights and fun.

Gatchell Museum's Living History Day Saturday In Buffalo

Jennifer Romanoski, Educator at the Jim Gatchell Museum

This Saturday is the annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Living History Day and there is plenty to do and see both inside and outside the museum.