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October 16th, 2012

Johnson County 'Hasn't Given Up' On Lake DeSmet Lease

Johnson County Commissioners

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon the Johnson County Commissioners presented information on their most recent Resolution concerning the proposed lease between Johnson and Sheridan Counties and the Wyoming Game and Fish for water rights at Lake DeSmet.

Voters Should Register by October 22 or on Election Day

Voters Should Register by October 22 or on Election Day

If you would rather vote on election day than register and then vote on the same day, you have until October 22 to register. Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield said today that October 22 is the last day, ahead of the November 6 election, for eligible voters to register.

Winners of Ag Photo Contest Announced

"Wild Horse Race - Saddle Your Horses," taken by Willie Felton of Ten Sleep, received the Grand Prize in the Ag Photo Contest. Image courtesy of wyophotocontest.com.

The Agribusiness Division of the Wyoming Business Council awarded five Wyoming residents for their winning photographs as part of the fifth annual Ag Photo Contest.

Bid Awarded for Public Health Expansion

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Expansion of the Sheridan County Public Health building to allow for the Sheridan Health Center to move in is a project that's been in the works for over a year. Tuesday, the Sheridan County Commissioners awarded the bid for the project to O'Dell Construction in the amount of $527,000.

Registration for Breast Cancer Awareness Race Still Open

Ada Kirven, Executive Director of the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation.

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation will be holding its fourth annual breast cancer awareness run, called the Link, this Saturday. It costs $40 to register and the price includes a pink t-shirt and a snack bag.

Dems Extend Hands for Community Service

While Democrats in Sheridan County may not be big in numbers, the party is still committed to giving back to the local community. Chairman, Hollis Hackman, explains the party continually looks for ways to make a positive contribution in the community.

New Campaign Focuses on the Positive

The Advocacy and Resource Center is rolling out a new community educational campaign that focuses on positive reinforcement for healthy relationships.

Lake DeSmet Water Rights Split

Lake DeSmet Water Rights Split

Marketing water rights on Lake DeSmet was the key issue Tuesday morning addressed by the Sheridan County Commissioners.

Before Voting, Understand Ballot Initiatives

Who gets what job isn't the only issue to be decided during next month's general election. This year, there are three constitutional amendments and one local initiative that will also be affirmed or shut down by voters. Here's a breakdown of the initiatives:

October 15th

Cancer Screenings are for Men, Too

Julia Bettinger, Program Manager of the Wyoming Cancer Resource Services. Photo courtesy of johnsoncountrycrc.org

On Monday's Public Pulse, Program Manager of the Wyoming Cancer Resource Center Julia Bettinger and Cathi Kindt, Executive Director of the Sheridan Health Center, joined host Kim Love in a discussion on the importance of cancer screenings.