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January 28th, 2014

State Of Johnson County Address Today

The annual State of the County Address will be given today during this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse.

Legislators Discuss Upcoming Session

State Senator John Schiffer and State Representative Mike Madden attended this week's county commissioner's meeting to give them an update on the Legislative session set to begin next month.

Superintendent Hill Ready to Get Back to Work

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Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill held a news conference Tuesday in response to the Wyoming Supreme Court ruling that that the Legislature acted unconstitutionally in January of 2013 when it stripped her office of essentially all responsibility for public education.

Conservative Budget Invests in the Future

In a little less than two weeks, Wyoming lawmakers will convene in Cheyenne for this year's budget session.

Federal Budget Removes Funding for Local Counties

The $1.1 trillion budget approved earlier this month by Congress does not include funding the payment in-lieu-of-taxes program, which is a federal program that sends payments to Western states in which much of the land is owned by the federal government and therefore can’t be taxed by local governme

Locals Gather for Education-Based Dinner

More than a hundred city, county and state leaders came together last night in Sheridan to talk about the future of education.

The event was a dinner hosted by Whitney Benefits, which is a philanthropic foundation with the sole purpose of furthering educational opportunities.

Sheridan County Continues StormReady Status

Officials from the National Weather Service in Billings have renewed Sheridan County’s StormReady® recognition for its continued support for improved communications and an increased level on severe weather awareness.

Cat Rescue Hosts Fund-Raising Dinner

The Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue will hold its 3rd annual fund-raising dinner and silent auction on Friday night, starting at 6, at the Powder Horn Clubhouse in Sheridan.

Wednesday Seminar to Explore Fear

A presentation on fear will be the focus of this week's community luncheon held on Wednesday's at Sheridan College on Main Street.

Seminar Explores Crop, Livestock Risk Management

Crop and livestock operations managers will get hands-on help with market risks in a master marketer workshop planned for Thursday.