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January 16th, 2014

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A Look Back in Time: Jan. 16, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time report from one hundred years ago.

January 16th

Buffalo Senior Center's Pancake Supper This Week

The annual Pancake Supper fundraiser for the Buffalo Senior Center will be this Friday from 5:30 to 7 at the senior center.

Assistant Director Sally Frost tells us what types of programs are helped through these types of fundraisers.

Buffalo Police: Alcohol Compliance Checks Mostly Positive

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his monthly report for December to the city council at their last meeting, and said alcohol compliance checks performed netted only one that sold to a minor.

County Commissioners Discuss Rare Elements

Johnson County's Commissioners.

County Commission Chair Delbert Eitel brought information to the other commissioners concerning a rare earth project that may happen in Northeast Wyoming in the near future.

Obamacare Concerns Raised at Legislative Forum

State Senator John Schiffer, left, and State Representative Rosie Berger have a discussion during Wednesday's legislative forum in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Affordable Care Act was a common theme throughout day one of the legislative forum Wednesday in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the report.

Pay Raises Will Be Addressed During Budget Session

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State Representative Rosie Berger (Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead's proposed $3.3 billion general fund budget for the biennium includes roughly $88 million for employee pay raises. Of that amount, nearly $50 million is allocated for state employee raises, while the remainder would go towards raises in the education system.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 15, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time report from one hundred years ago.

Big Horn Teacher Receives National Honors

Lauri Graves of Big Horn Elementary with students. Photo Provided.

A local teacher has received national recognition. Lauri Graves of Big Horn Elementary has won the Presidential Award for Excellence in math and science. She teaches the fifth grade. The information comes directly from the school.

Trustees Hear Forward Sheridan Presentation

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees will hear a presentation on Forward Sheridan at their meeting this week.