During the holidays, and especially around Christmas, many people feel anything but happy and willing to celebrate.
For them pain, suffering, and all the ills of the world can take their toll making it difficult or impossible to enjoy the season.
Child Advocacy Services Association of the Bighorns (CASA) approached both the Johnson County Commission and the Buffalo City Council at their respective meetings this week to get their backing of the organization's grant application to the Wyoming Business Council to design and construct a new facility for them in Buffalo to serve Johnson County.
Sheridan's Senior Center is working on expanding its services to more residents of Sheridan County with the aid of new VISTA volunteer Peter Clark. VISTA stands for Volunteers in Service to America and is a federal program, founded in 1965 to fight poverty.
In late June of this past summer, Governor Matt Mead appointed Richard Crandall to run the Wyoming Department of Education. Crandall, an Arizona Senator, recently explained what landed him in the Cowboy State.
In less than two months, Wyoming lawmakers will convene in Cheyenne for the budget session. State Representative Kathy Coleman said that she expects the Governor's proposed pay raises to be a contentious issue during the session.
After months of working out of boxes at the Sheridan County Courthouse, extension educator Scott Hininger and his staff are settling into their new offices in Sheridan College's Watt Regional Ag Center.
The road and bridge department of Johnson County has now assumed the responsibility for rural addressing, because both county fire districts decided they no longer wanted to be involved in the program.