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September 26th

Board Approves Employment Requests

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at this week's meeting in Kaycee, approved employment requests from the administration.

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.

Organizers Gear-up For Cancer Fundraiser

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details on an event in Sheridan that has gained plenty of momentum over the last several years.

Hill Investigation Continues

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Earlier this month we reported that the investigation of Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill was moving along slower than anticipated according to State Representat

Congresswoman Says Wyoming Wins With Helium Bill Passage

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U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis says the passage of a helium bill is a “real win” for Wyoming because it restores part of the Abandoned Mine Lands money owed to the state and lowers royalties for soda ash.

Sheridan Elementary Receives National Honors

Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis visits with Meadowlark students about their Blue Ribbon status. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Coffeen Elementary School in Sheridan is receiving national honors this week, as one of three Wyoming schools to receive a Blue Ribbon award for excellence.

Sheridan Freshman Crowned College Rodeo Queen

A college freshman from Sheridan is Chadron State's new rodeo queen. 18-year-old Bailey McLean was crowned Friday night during festivities at the college in Nebraska.

Ranchester Eyes $3 Million in Projects With Cap Tax Funds

Ranchester officials hope to supplement their town's $1.9 million in capital facilities tax revenues with enough money from other sources to finance more than $3 million in projects over the next eight years.

Dayton Earmarks $1 Million in Cap Tax For Lagoon

The town of Dayton will spend more than half its $1.92 million share of capital facilities tax funds on upgrades to the three-cell lagoon that comprises the city's waste-water treatment system.