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April 18th, 2013

East Gate to Yellowstone to Open on Time

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

Earlier this week Wyoming Department of Transportation Plows met up with snowplow crews with Yellowstone National Park, which signified that the WYDOT crews had finished its part in opening the East Entrance of Yellowstone.

BHNF Hosts New Moth Species

(photo courtsey of Wikipedia)

Areas of the Big Horn National Forest near Sheridan and Buffalo are playing host to a new species of moth.

Kendrick Park Ice Cream Prices Rise

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Sheridan Recreation District Business Manager, Rich Bridger, says he will raise the price of ice cream in the hut at Kenderick Park this summer.

Overeaters Anonymous Confronts Food Addiction

(photo by Tracee Davis)

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that, in 2010, 35.7 percent of Americans are obese, and another 33.3 percent of people are overweight. In fact, the United States ranks number one worldwide for overeating.

April 17th

JCSD1 Approves Forming Health Policy Committee

Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard a presentation from board member Dr. Grace Gosar on the health of students and staff of the district.
She gave the trustees a short quiz to test their “Health IQ” with most trustees not getting a favorable grade.

Buffalo Chamber Lunch Features Creekside Performing Arts

Phil Holden and Mackenzie Sauers with Creekside Performing Arts

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce offered their monthly Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, this month featuring a relatively new organization, Creekside Performing Arts.

Johnson County OKs 2-Year CMAQ Funding Application

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought an application before the county commissioners Tuesday for approval to apply for two years of WyDOT's CMAQ funding for dust abatement in the county.

Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out

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Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The U.S. Senate Wednesday flat out rejected a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers in a failing vote of 54 to 46.

Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

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Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, has threatened legislators with a lawsuit over their recently published white paper detailing the reasons for why they adopted reforms stripping Hill of many of her duties. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

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Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds (Photos by Chris Foy)

On Wednesday evening, dozens of community members and representatives from the many user groups that frequent the Sheridan County Fairgrounds all had an opportunity to meet with fairgrounds staff, the fair board and a few county commissioners.