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January 15th

Commissioners Award Bid for East Ridge Road Project

Sheridan County Commissioners (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. They awarded the bid for the East Ridge Road project to Dan Hart Patrol Services out of Upton in the amount of $532,244.

January 15th

Wyoming Senate Passes Education Reform Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The full Wyoming Senate has given preliminary approval to a sweeping education reform bill that would drastically reduce the administrative role of state's top public schools official. The bill, called Senate File 104, passed by a vote of 19-to-10 after a two-hour hearing on Monday afternoon.

Johnson County Backs Grant Application For Senior Center

The Buffalo Senior Center is applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Wyoming Business Council, and they approached the Johnson County Commissioners to sponsor the grant application.

JCSD1 Votes To Dedicate Land To City For Conrad Street

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One board of Trustees voted to dedicate land at the site of the new Cloud Peak Elementary School to the City of Buffalo for an eventual continuation of Conrad Street to Main Street.

Buffalo, Johnson County Meetings Coming Tuesday

Both the City of Buffalo and Johnson County Commissioners will have their second meetings of January on Tuesday and both look to have fairly full Agendas.

Vehicle Pursuit Through Sheridan Monday

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At approximately 11:30 Monday morning, Sheridan Police became involved in a vehicle pursuit. A media release from the Sheridan P.D. States that the vehicle was initially observed by an on-duty Sheridan Police Officer in the 300 block of East 5th Street in Sheridan.

Bill to Ban Sex Offenders to be Near Child Care Facilities Fails

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A bill that would have banned sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of child care facilities has been voted down in a Wyoming legislative committee.

Wolves and Drought on Upcoming Game and Fish Meeting Agenda

A summary of the recently completed wolf hunting season and updates on conflicts involving mountain lions, black and grizzly bears will be on the agenda at the upcoming meeting of the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission Jan. 24 at Game and Fish headquarters in Cheyenne.

Wyo. State Board of Ed. Member Sue Belish on Legislation Outing Superintendent Hill

Member of the State Board of Education, Sue Belish, visited with Public Pulse host Kim Love and discussed the legislation on the floor some legislators say could improve the governance of Wyoming's K-12 education system.

SCSD No. 2 Approves First Reading of Social Media Policy

SCSD #2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty explains the purpose of adopting a social media policy. (Photo by Chris Foy)

At Monday's meeting of the Sheridan County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees, the board approved the first reading of a policy that regulates the use of social media both inside and outside the classroom.

Superintendent Craig Dougherty explains.