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July 4th, 2011

Hand in Hand's Failure Still May Be Investigated

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The Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan now sits vacant after closing in June.

During last week's SEEDA Board meeting, it was discussed that perhaps an investigation or some type of exit interview process be conducted on the Sheridan Quality Child Care Initiative Board to determine exactly what went wrong that lead to the Center closing in early June.

School Board Discusses Buffalo's New Elementary School

Dr. Rod Kessler

The Johnson County School Board, at their meeting last week, discussed the proposed new elementary school that has been tentatively approved by the State School Facilities Commission.

Jo Co, City, Recycling Board to Discuss Issues

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The City of Buffalo and the Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Board are on the Agenda for the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday, to discuss numerous issues the three entities have regarding the new recycling center currently under construction.

JCHC Construction Phase Nearing End

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center met last Wednesday, and discussed the current construction project.

Jo Co Commission to Address Recycling Center Concerns

After the City of Buffalo denied a request by the county to waive permit fees for the new joint city/county recycling center building, the Recling Center Board decided they needed to discuss issues with both entities at their meetings Tuesday, July 5.

Estimated 400 People Attend First Annual Freedom Fest

People of Sheridan found a new way to celebrate America's birthday this year as an estimated 400 people went out to the first annual Freedom Fest at the old Woodland Park School.

July 2nd

Workforce Services and Employment Combine

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans

As of Friday, July 1st, the Wyoming Departments of Workforce Services and Employment have officially become the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The reorganization is the result of legislation passed during the 2011 Session.

1st Annual Freedom Fest Monday

Before the fireworks at the Equestrian center this 4th of July holiday, the Sheridan Recreation District will offer a chance for some fun that will include mud volleyball, a wiffle ball home run derby and even a mini corn dog eating contest at the first annual Freedom Fest.

Barrasso Talks Debt Negotiations

Senator John Barrasso appeared on MSNBC recently, criticizing Democrats and President Barack Obama for their proposal to raise the national debt ceiling.

July 1st

U.S. 14 Now Open Between Greybull and Sheridan

A temporary detour has allowed US 14 to open for the holiday weekend.

The two-lane detour that was constructed to bypass the slide that closed U.S. Highway 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull on June 13 is now open.