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July 24th, 2013

Superintendent Lawsuit Argues Education Powers

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's legal challenge to a new state law contends the framers of the Wyoming Constitution didn't intend for the governor and Legislature to have exclusive control over public education.

Three Wildfires Burning in Wyoming

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LANDER, Wyo. (AP) - Several wildfires are burning in Wyoming.

Two fires are burning in the Shoshone National Forest and another in the Medicine Bow National Forest.

July 23rd

Buffalo Youth Triathlon Saturday at Jo Co YMCA

The annual Buffalo Swim Club Iron Youth Triathlon will be happening this Saturday at the Johnson County Family YMCA beginning at 8am.

Future Of JCSD1's Learning Center Building Unsure

At their last meeting the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees were informed that the Learning Center Building, which has been used for a number of years by the district, will as of this fall be vacant and will not be needed at least for the foreseeable future, if at all.

Johnson County Accepts FAA Grant For Taxilane At Airport

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their Tuesday meeting, approved and accepted a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a taxi lane at the county airport.

Dayton Days Begins Friday

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The 37th annual Dayton Days will begin this Friday and will run through Sunday. The event that typically kicks off Dayton Days is the cow pie classic, which has been moved to Friday this year, although it still remains the first event of Dayton Days.

First Lady Mead Raises Funds for New Alcohol Awareness Program

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This November, First Lady Carol Mead will lead a team of marathon runners in the ING New York City Marathon to raise money for the Wyoming Remember the 8 Endowment. First Lady Mead explains the endowment.

UW Receives $1 Million Gift to Support Non-Traditional Students

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The University of Wyoming has received a $1 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation that will establish an endowment that will support scholarships for nontraditional students looking to reenter the University.

SCSD1 Superintendent Talks New Elementary School

SCSD1 Superintendent Talks New Elementary School (Photo by Chris Foy)

We previously reported that Sheridan County School District 1 was planning to build a bigger elementary school to accommodate more students than Tongue River Elementary currently does.

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions Pending

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions Pending (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch and the six county fire districts have requested the Board of County Commissioners place fire restrictions in effect. The effective date of the restrictions will be July 30 at 12:01 a.m., following approval of the fire restriction resolution.