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March 19th, 2012

JCSD1 Board Approves Employment Recommendations

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School Board received and approved a number of requests and recommendations concerning employment at the district's schools during their meeting March 12.

March 18th

St. Patrick's Day Parade Big Horn Style

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You hear about St. Patrick's Day parades in the bigger cities across our nation, but Big Horn, Wyoming? You bet!

It was the 4th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade which began at 3:04 Saturday afternoon and traveling the three block parade route, promptly ended at 3:09.

Jackalope Jump Saturday

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Special Olympians, Jackie Santistevan and Jeannie Ellinger take the plunge during the annual Jackalope Jump held in Sheridan on Saturday.

If plan 'A' doesn't work, hopefully plan 'B' does and for the folks at RENEW, plan 'B' was a success.

It was the 5th annual Jackalope Jump, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes on Saturday.

Run 'Til You're Green Fun Run

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Saturday was the 7th annual Sheridan Jaycee's Fun Run beginning and ending at Kendrick Park. Blame the warm weather as over 158 runners showed up for the event, 100 up from last year.

Latest Chamber Training Program is Coming Up

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

Last year in November the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce started the Chamber Training program for chamber members and non-members alike.

Legislature Tackles Workplace Safety With HB 89

(WY News Service) – The Wyoming Legislature saw fit to add staff to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services with a new bill that's aimed at addressing workforce safety.

March 17th

Sheridan County to Replace Culvert Pipes on Lower Prairie Dog Road This Week

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Sheridan County to Replace Culvert Pipes on Lower Prairie Dog Road This Week

Sheridan County has announced that they'll be replacing culvert pipes on Lower Prairie Dog road this week from mile marker 7.5 to mile marker 11. Residents who use this road and travel in smaller vehicles will be re-routed each day of the project from 7 am to 4 pm.

Buffalo Stars Of Tomorrow Contest Today at BHS

The 54th annual Stars Of Tomorrow contest, sponsored by the Buffalo Kiwanis Club will be presented today (Sunday) at 4pm at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Medicaid Vital Insurance Source in Rural Wyo

(WY News Service) -- Three big components - demographics, economics and healthcare - make Medicaid vital in rural areas of Wyoming, that's according to a new study by the Center for Rural Affairs. Study author, Jon Bailey, CFRA director of research and analysis.

St. Patrick's Day

It's St. Patrick's Day. While many Americans celebrate with green beer and green t-shirts, we took some time to talk to an Irishman about the holiday's origins.