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February 18th, 2015

County, Cummins Working On Service Contract For Airport

Tucker Ruby had concerns about some of the wording in the contract and cautioned the commissioners to allow him to discuss and possibly negotiate a better legal position for the county in the contract.

County, Cummins Working On Service Contract For Airport

Johnson County's Commissioners approved, after some discussion and input from the county attorney, a modified maintenance and service agreement with Cummins Rocky Mountain of Gillette to provide those services to generators at the county airport. The contract is for $1,104.95 per year.

City OKs Franchise Agreement With Rocky Mountain Power

Buffalo's City Council passed an Ordinance on third read approving a franchise agreement with Rocky Mountain Power to provide electric service to residents in the city.

Dance, Chili Feed To Benefit Kearney Community Hall

Image courtesy Kearney Community Hall Facebook page.

A benefit chili feed and dance to support the renovation and use of the Kearney Community Hall will be held Saturday, February 28th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 19, 1915

Reed's will be open until 9:30 tonight for its Friday Bargain Day sale.

UPDATE: Patton Continues to Improve

Sheridan County Republican Rep. John Patton remained in a hospital intensive care unit in Cheyenne Wednesday afternoon, but not because of his health.

No Drugs, Alcohol Involved in Mill Inn Crash

We do have an update from the local police on the weekend incident involving the vehicle that crashed into the side of a hotel in Sheridan. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Patton Hospitalized, Reportedly Recovering

Sheridan County's Rep. John Patton was rushed to a hospital in Cheyenne early Tuesday morning because of a blocked artery, but he was reported to be recovering on Wednesday morning.

Lawmakers Prep ‘A Budget Like You’ve Never Seen Before’

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Sen. Tony Ross

Wyoming lawmakers plan to use leftover funds and reach into short-term savings to cover a six percent deficit for the 2016 budget. They will rely on projected investment earnings to pay for special projects for the next two years. All of that money comes from state sources.

February 17th

Homeless Shelter Needs Bowls for Fundraiser

The Volunteers of America Northern Rockies organization will hold its annual “Empty Bowl” fundraiser next month in Sheridan, but need the community’s help. Organizers say they need bowls.