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January 4th, 2013

JCHC Management Responds To FY 2012 Audit

At their last meeting the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees discussed the management's response to the fiscal year 2012 audit that was completed earlier in the fall.

Buffalo Council Discusses Sewer Rate, Increase Coming

Buffalo's City Council discussed the proposed sewer rate increase at the first regular meeting of 2013 Wednesday night, but did not implement a rate increase just yet. The rate increase, the council decided, will move forward but will need to be presented as an Ordinance and have three readings before it can be implemented.

SCJC Taking Registrations For Spring Semester Classes

The Holiday Season has ended at Sheridan College in Johnson County, and the staff is now back in the office, taking registrations and preparing for Spring Semester.

Wyoming's Legislators Renew Vows to Constitution

After the 113th Congress met for the first time with all its new members Thursday, some of Wyoming's legislators issued statements on the significance of being sworn in once again.

Crash Into Chugwater Gas Station Investigated

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Chugwater's only gas station is gone for now after a man drove his car into the business, causing an explosion and fire.

Work on Pot Regulation Continues in Colorado

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DENVER (AP) - Colorado is considering allowing only state residents to use marijuana recreationally after voters approved a measure to legalize use of the drug for non-medical purposes.

Nigerian Sentenced for Sexual Abuse on Wind River Res.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Nigerian citizen has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Wyoming to prison for sexual abuse of a minor.

UW Researches 13,000-Year History of the Bighorn Basin

Three professors with the University of Wyoming recently released a paper exploring the history of our nearby Bighorn Basin. According to their research, human populations in the basin have experienced significant increases during the past 13,000 years.

Postmaster General: 'Postal Reform an Urgent Priority'

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe released a statement Thursday criticizing Congress for what he calls their "inaction" in passing postal reform legislation. Donahoe says more aggressive cost cutting and adding more revenue generating measures will be considered as a result.

Touring the New Cardiac Catheterization Lab

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The new cardiac catheterization lab at Sheridan Memorial Hospital is almost complete as the hospital is hoping to have the area open in several weeks.