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June 10th, 2014

Water Trail Assessment Continues

Boaters on the Tongue River during SCLT float trip. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan Community Land Trust)

A local non-profit group has been conducting a water trail assessment of navigable and public accessible waterways in Sheridan County. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Course Offerings Begin Soon at Spear-O-Wigwam

(Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

In 2011, the Northern Wyoming Community College District purchased the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in northern Johnson County to offer students and the public an array of outdoor learning opportunities. Course offerings at the mountain campus will begin this month and run through early September.

UPDATE: Search Continues For Suspects

Local authorities are still searching for the suspect or suspects who broke into the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Horns building in Buffalo.

Kessler Attends Last School Board Meeting

Dr. Rod Kessler poses with a plaque presented to him by th board of trustees Monday night.

Johnson County School District One Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler attended his last school board meeting Monday night, and was recognized by the board of trustees for his many years of service to the district and the community.

Retailers Can Still Sign Up for Lottery

The Wyoming Lottery managers are still taking applications from retailers who want to sell Powerball and Mega Million tickets.

County's On Board With New Aerial Imaging

Jim Waller

Johnson County's Commissioners have tentatively decided to set aside funds in their upcoming budget for aerial imaging of the county, if a number of other governmental agencies decide they are on board as well.

Council Discusses Mowing Regulations

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades, during his report to the council, was asked by councilman Russ Humphrey when the city was going to require some residents who have not done so to mow their lots.

The discussion continued.

Wait for Vets Exceeds Target at Sheridan, Cheyenne VAs

An investigation into the treatment of veterans has revealed that the wait time for new patients seeking a primary care doctor at the VA Center in Cheyenne is more than 32 days, which is more than twice the limit the Department of Veterans Affairs had set as a goal.

Final Water Supply Outlook Released

The National Weather Service in Riverton released the final water supply outlook of the year for Wyoming on Monday.

Program Features Barn Quilt Trail

Bonnie Roth of Johnson County. Photo provided by JCAHC.
Judy Peck of Johnson County. Photo provided by JCAHC.

A local arts council will be hosting a presentation in Buffalo on the barn quilt trail movement. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.