Archive - 2013 - News

October 15th

Johnson County Approves Boundary Line Adjustments

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners approved three separate boundary line adjustments brought before them by County Planner Rob Yingling.

Hill Committee Meets In Buffalo

The Special Investigative Committee set up to look into allegations of mismanagement of the State Department of Education by Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill met in Buffalo Tuesday morning.

Student Gives Spear-O-Wigwam Perspective

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In 2011, Sheridan College purchased the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in the Bighorn Mountains for the price of $650,000.

Bar Association Offers Free Advice

October 20-26 in National Pro Bono week, and the Sheridan County Bar Association has scheduled a free legal advice clinic that will take place next week in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Grant Pays For Teacher Training

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The University of Wyoming has announced that they've received a $1.2 million National Science Foundation Noyce Award to certify 70 new science and mathematics teachers in the state during the next five years.

'Longmire' Fans Brave Blustery Weather

Craig Johnson previewed his latest book Monday night in Sheridan. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

About 40 people braved the blustery weather Monday night in Sheridan to hear one of their favorite authors talk about his latest book.

Urgent Care Facility Nearly Complete

HR doctor/project manager Len Gross, left, and James Rader, facilities manager, check out part of Sheridan Memorial Hospital's urgent care facility as it nears completion. (Pat Blair Photo)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital's new urgent care facility is nearly complete and could be open by the end of the month.

Officials Dedicate Big Horn Playground

Big Horn Elementary first-grader Daniel Walker, center, with an assist from Principal Greg Figenser, right, cuts the ribbon to officially open the new playground. (Pat Blair Photo)

Parents, pupils and staff of Big Horn Elementary School braved a cold, snowy morning Monday to see the dedication of the school's new pre-kindergarten through second grade playground.

October 14th

Substance Abuse Prevention Group Meets

The Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming will be offering a Substance Abuse Prevention Meeting this Wednesday to gather input from those in the community with ideas on how to make positive changes in the prevention of abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in Johnson County.

Board Of Health Meets Today

Johnson County's Commissioners will meet with the Board of Health during their regular meeting Tuesday.

Doctors Schueler, Christiansen and Cotant and nurse Ann Jarvis are expected to give reports during the quarterly meeting.