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April 29th, 2013

Survey Reveals Costs of Substance Abuse

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The Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center (WYSAC) estimates substance abuse in Wyoming costs the state more than $840 million annually.

Wyoming Hosts Most Diesel Trucks Per Capita

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The Diesel Technology Forum reports Wyoming has the highest percentage of diesel pickup trucks in the nation.

Wyoming Examines Workers' Safety

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Today marks Wyoming Workers Memorial Day, and this year, the state will be honoring the 23 workers who lost their lives on the job last year.

Sens. Barrasso, Enzi Fight Rewrite of Stream Buffer Zone Rule

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U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi have introduced legislation to fight a rule change by the U.S. Department of the Interior they say could have a sizable impact on the coal industry in the region.

Buffalo Plans to Expand City Water Service

(photo by Ron Richter)

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council Passed on first reading Ordinance No. 1362, which will lift the moratorium on municipal water sales to those outside the city limits.

City Attorney Ben Kirven explains the Ordinance further.

Sheridan Three-Day Blood Drive This Week

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United Blood Services will be taking blood donations during the Sheridan Community Blood Drive Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Last week, UBS issued an appeal for Type O Negative blood, having outstanding orders and commitments for over 150 donations waiting to be filled.

JCHC: New Nursing Home Site Needs Adjustments

A survey done back in 2008 for the Johnson County Healthcare Center has since been discovered to be in error and is the cause for the proposed
new nursing home facility in the 2018 Building Project to not fit in the allocated space for it in the building plans.

Picture This Finals to Benefit the Senior Center

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The “Picture This” photo contest hosted by Kennon Sign Shop in Sheridan wrapped up a little over a week ago and the finals for the contest will take place next week at a special event in Sheridan. Kennon Sign Shop Owner Ron Kensey explains.

SPD Hosts Drug Take-Back Event

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Saturday, the Walgreen's parking lot became a drop-off point for unused, unwanted, and expired prescriptions.

April 28th

Y Hosts Safe and Healthy Kids Day

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Saturday, the “Y” became a focal point of health and safety helping kids get ready to jump into summertime fun. The Safe Kids Day/Healthy Kids Day Fair was an interactive, family-friendly event featuring booths geared to teach children about canoe and ATV safety, hand washing, and bullying.