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April 29th, 2012

Commissioner Wildeman Recaps WCCA Meetings

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming County Commissioners Association Spring Meetings were hosted by Sheridan County's Commissioners last week, April 25-27.

Auditions For Missoula Children's Theatre Monday In Buffalo

The Missoula Children's Theatre will present their adaptation of King Arthur's Quest this Saturday, but auditions for local kids will be held Monday afternoon at Meadowlark Elementary School in Buffalo.

Legislator Madden: Drug Tests for Unemployment Benefits

Earlier this year, the Wyoming legislature considered requiring drug tests for Welfare recipients in Wyoming.

Wyoming Workforce Safety Has a Long Road to Haul

The state of Wyoming has had one on-the-job fatality every 10 days for the last 20 years, and that has made Wyoming either the first or second most dangerous state for employment since 2001.

Area Districts Granted Waivers For Student/Teacher Ratios

Dr. Rod Kessler

Twenty School Districts in Wyoming, including Sheridan County District 2 and Johnson County District 1 have been granted a waiver from the 16 to 1 student to teacher ratio in grades K-3 that was implemented by the State Legislature in 2011.

A Zumba Fundraiser

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Rhonda Weber, Victim Advocate with the Advocacy and Resource Center.

Today ends National Child Abuse Awareness month and Saturday, Lorrie Anderson with other local Zumba instructors, joined together in a two hour black light Zumba fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting the Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan.

It's All About You, Baby

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"Lexie"

Saturday, the cafeteria at Sheridan Memorial Hospital became a wealth of information for new parents, expectant parents, or even those folks just thinking about becoming parents. It was the hospital's Baby Fair called “It's All About You, Baby.”

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Take a look in your medicine cabinet and chances are there are unused prescription drugs sitting on the shelves.

Johnson County Commissioners Award Scholarships

At their last meeting April 17, the Johnson County Commissioners awarded their scholarships to area high school seniors and one college student.

April 28th

New Program to Expand Agriculture at Sheridan College

Lacey Fisher (left) and Berva Brock (center) listen to Sheridan College Food Science Instructor, Connie Fisk (right) explain the processing steps for wheat to be made into flour and how much of the fiber and nutrients are removed during processing. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

Starting this fall, students at Sheridan College will have the opportunity to study sustainable food systems with new courses that include food, ethics, and sustainability and exploring sustainability in agriculture.