Archive - Sep 27, 2013 - News

Coffeen Elementary Named State Blue Ribbon School

Scott Stults, Sheridan County School District 2 director of elementary education. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Coffeen Elementary School is a 2013 Wyoming Blue Ribbon School based on significant achievements by its students in statewide tests administered under the federal Leave No Child Behind Program.

Child Symposium Draws Caregivers From Across the State

Organizers of a symposium on early childhood development that was held yesterday and today at Sheridan College were encouraged by the support received by people from across the state.

Wyoming's U.S. Senators Criticize Missile Silo Study

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Wyoming's U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are urging Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to back away from a plan to study the possible elimination of intercontinental ballistic missile silos.

Clearmont Officials Outline Cap Tax Projects

Clearmont will spend $45,000 on utility mapping, and $18,000 to replace valve boxes and gutters if Sheridan County voters approve continuation of the one-cent capital facilities tax in November.

Dayton Officials Look At New Floodplain Measures

Members of Dayton's Planning Board reviewed state and Sheridan County floodplain revisions in a meeting this week as city officials put together a new floodplain ordinance for its residents by the end of the year.

Murphy Concert Tickets Still Available

Organizers say tickets are still available for the Michael Martin Murphy concert set for Sunday at The Occidental hotel in Buffalo.

Former Teacher Freed On Rape Charge, Judge Criticized

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A former high school teacher has been released from a prison in Montana after completing a 30-day sentence for rape, handed down by a judge under fire for both the sentence and his remarks about the teen-aged victim.

Mountain Road Re-opens

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Highway 14 is now open. News Director Leslie Stratmoen received the update from Ronda Holwell of the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Health Care Center Receives $400K Endowment

JCHC's Sandy Ward, left, receives a $400,000 donation from the Estate of Victoria McLean. Image courtesy JCHC.

During their monthly meeting Wednesday night, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees received a report from Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward, about a gift the facility received last week from the estate one of its former nursing home residents.

Buffalo Council Discusses Animal Codes, Other Legal Issues

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council discussed with City Attorney Ben Kirven projects he is currently working on.