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September 4th, 2012

Generic Drug Warnings Might Be Incomplete

Most Sheridanites aren't aware that companies who manufacture generic prescription drugs aren't required to update warning labels when health issues surface with brand-name equivalents. Across the nation, dozens of lawsuits have been dismissed because of a U.S. Supreme court ruling last year.

JCSD1 Board Gets School Construction Updates

At the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees meeting last week, the board heard a mostly positive update from District Business Manager Matt Ramey on construction and remodeling at the district's schools.

WGFD Announces Wolf Management Plan

Friday, Federal authorities announced intentions to remove Wyoming gray wolves from the Endangered Species List, which would effectively transfer management of the population over to state officials.

Grants, Fuel Depot To Be Discussed By Jo Co Commission

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of September on Tuesday and according to their Agenda, will discuss the OJJDP Grant Application with County Attorney Ken DeCock, as well as the proposed county fuel depot, both of which have been issues at the heart of recent “bad blood” between the commission and the attorney's office.

September 3rd

The Poll Question of the Week

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Johnson and Sheridan County are at odds with the proposed lease by the Game and Fish of water in Lake DeSmet. Sheridan County wants to accept the 99-year lease while Johnson County is saying “no.” What do you think?

Keeping the Citizens Informed

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Over the weekend, over 150 people attended an informational meeting held at the Story Fire Hall to update folks and answer questions about the Gilead Fire burning approximately eight miles southwest of Story.

BHNF Releases Latest Info On Gilead Fire

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest have released the latest information on the Gilead Fire.
The report, as of Monday afternoon, September 3, was the fire grew by 300 acres yesterday, and is now 1,359 acres. It is located roughly eight (8) miles southwest of Story.

Buffalo Recycling Center Manager Recognized For Hard Work

Josie Van Norman is presented with the Recycler Of The Year Award from Dennis Pino, WSWRA President.

The Buffalo-Johnson County Recycling Center Board announced late last week that Josie VanNorman, Buffalo-Johnson County Recycling Center Manager, was recently recognized for her outstanding work at the facility.

PAC Donations Scrutinized by Political Watchdogs

The Center for Responsive Politics reports Wyoming's congressional race has already raised more than half a million dollars. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the center, said this year's funds are some of the most suspicious in history.

UW Geology Publication Marks 50 Years

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

The University of Wyoming’s only peer-reviewed scientific journal, “Rocky Mountain Geology,” is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.