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April 14th, 2011

Company Celebrates Green Day by Donating Banner

The banner donated by Bella Graphics of Sheridan

A Sheridan company, Bella Graphics, is helping Buffalo celebrate it's Buffalo Go Green Day this Saturday by donating a huge banner advertising the celebration that stretches across Main Street in Downtown Buffalo.

Jo Co 4-H Debuts Internship Program

Rachel Vardiman, Johnson County 4-H Youth Extension Coordinator

Johnson County 4-H has been working on a new program since 2009, designed to allow kids an opportunity to experience different types of careers available to them through a soon-to-be-implemented internship program.

District One Board Approves Support for Students of National Competitions

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Students of Sheridan County School District One who excel at state competitions and advance to national competitions, received some financial support from the District Board of Trustees this week.

Common Core State Standards “Daunting” for School Districts

Sheridan District 2 Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Sachse

A fair amount of discussion took place at Tuesday night's Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting regarding the issue of Common Core State Standards.

First Lady Speaks At Child Abuse Prevention Event

Blue and Silver pinwheels were planted at the State Capitol Wednesday in honor of Child Abuse Prevention month.

Statewide partners against child abuse gathered Wednesday at the State Capitol in Cheyenne as First Lady Carol Mead read a proclamation signed by Governor Matt Mead declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention month.

April 13th

Superintendent Belish Named to Accountability Advisory Committee

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Sheridan County School District One Superintendent Sue Belish

The Wyoming State Board of Education met earlier this week in Sheridan. One of the items they addressed during their meeting was the recently passed legislation on accountability in education.

RENEW Shootout Receives FIB Gift

RENEW President Larry Samson (left) receives a $5,000 gift from Bill Huppert, President of the downtown Sheridan First Interstate Bank branch. FIB is the Major Event Sponsor of the 7th Annual RENEW Shootout, coming up Saturday, May 21st at the Sportsman's Gun Club.

At a media conference Tuesday morning, RENEW President Larry Samson accepted a generous gift from First Interstate Bank to kick off the announcement of the 7th Annual RENEW Foundation Shootout.

District 2 Awards Meadowlark Contract Bid

School District 2 Board Chair Scott Hininger

After several delays because of confusion with the School Facilities Commission over the 70/30 State Statute on contractors, School District 2 Board of Trustees were finally able to announce the bid award on the new Meadowlark Elementary School at their meeting last night.

Buffalo Police Warn Homeowners of Renter Scam

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman is warning homeowners in the area of a new scam that has turned up recently involving renters looking for a place to live.

Chamber Hosts Luncheon on 4-H Internships

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly Chamber Luncheon Wednesday at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse.