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June 2nd, 2011

Runoff Could Increase Flood Potential With Warmer Temps

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Now that warmer temperatures have settled in to the area, Sheridan County Emergency Management officials continue to closely monitor water levels due to the likelihood of increased runoff from the Big Horns.

Deadline Approaching for Property Tax Refund

Representative Mike Madden

Representative Mike Madden was a guest on the June 1st edition of Public Pulse, and he wants to remind Wyoming homeowners that the deadline is fast approaching – June 6th – to submit an application for a property tax refund for up to one-half of last year's property taxes.

Wyoming Officials Pleased With Salazar's Memo on Wild Lands Order

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

The Department of the Interior released a memo from Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar Wednesday which directs the Bureau of Land Management to take no action under the Wild Lands Order.

Historic Mine Byway a “Go”

The Sheridan Community Land Trust has secured the green light to develop the Northern Sheridan Historic Mine Byway through the State of Wyoming.

Earlier in May, we reported that the Sheridan Community Land Trust had applied to have established a Historic Mine Byway in northern Sheridan County.

Senior VP of Lowe's to Speak at Workforce Summit

Lowe's Senior VP Steve Szilagyi will speak at the Governor's Summit on Workforce Solutions.

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council has announced that one of the speakers at the upcoming Governor’s Summit on Workforce Solutions will be Lowe's Senior VP Steve Szilagyi.

“Buck” Shown for FFA Scholarship Fundraiser

Offical movie poster for the award-winning documentary "Buck", which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in February.

As a means to introduce the Sheridan community to an award-winning documentary about Sheridan resident Buck Brannaman while at the same time raising money for a worthy cause, the creators of “Buck” have agreed to show a special screening of the film to viewers this Saturday night, June 4th at the WYO Theatre.

Jo Co Commissioners Approve Special Prosecutor

Johnson County Commission

Avoiding conflict of interest was the reasoning behind Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock's decision to request an agreement between his office and the Sheridan County Attorney's Office to provide special prosecutors for each other when necessary.

JCHC Board Discusses School District Health Plan

JCHC Board

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees, at their meeting last week, discussed the local school district's new health plan, which is based on a tiered healthcare provider program.

PPO's Accepting Discounts Offered by JCHC

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

Preferred Provider Organizations, sometimes referred to as Participating Provider Organizations, or PPO's, have been accepting discounts offered by the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

June 1st

Kendrick Pool Opening Delayed

Kendrick Park Pool is delayed in opening for the 2011 summer season because of recalled pool drains.

The end of school usually means the beginning of swimming season at the Kendrick Pool, but there will be a delay in the arched doors opening into water fun and swim lessons.