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December 15th

SCSD1 Continues Work to Offer More Vocational Programs

SCSD1 Superintendent Marty Kobza

Today's secondary education climate demands schools find new ways to help all students succeed after high school. Sheridan County School District 1 wants to make sure it caters to all students, even those who may not be college-bound.

Hospital Partners Give $30,000 for ICU Expansion

Sheridan Memorial Hospital held an employee partner celebration breakfast Thursday morning, where partners vote each year on what hospital project they want their donations to support. Partners voted to set aside this year's nearly $30,000 for Intensive Care Unit expansion.

BHS Music Dept. To Present Winter Concert Tonight

Buffalo High School's music department will give their annual Winter Concert tonight at the BHS Auditorium.

JCSD1 Board Recognizes Staff Awards, Certifications

Karen Blaney, Christine Houseman and Rebecca Qualm receive recognition for becoming Nationally Certified Teachers from Jeanie Barent, Associate Superintendent of JCSD1

Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees recognized a number of district teachers and staff for their accomplishments and awards at their meeting Monday night.
Three teachers were recognized for becoming Nationally Certified.

City, County Looking at Old Jail for VOA Offices

Johnson County Commissioners

The Criminal Justice Center Joint Powers Board met at the county commissioner's meeting last week to discuss the possibility of using the old justice center to house the Volunteers of America's Johnson County Juvenile Probation Services Offices.

December 14th

SAWS JPB Accepts Audit Report

County Commissioner and SAWS Board Member Steve Maier

Reduction in debt was the bottom line of the audit report presented by Tracey Jelly at Wednesday's Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board monthly meeting.

Tips on How to Keep it Safe During the Holidays

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Tips on How to Keep it Safe During the Holidays

The holidays can present a number of different fire hazards that can quickly turn a festive occasion into a tragedy. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer says that every year they see a spike in several types of fires during the holidays.

Story Hatchery Vital to Wyoming Fisheries

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Story Hatchery Vital to Wyoming Fisheries

It was another banner year at the Story Fish Hatchery as fall spawning operations recently concluded. Game and Fish Information Officer Warren Mischke says that egg collection was in the millions.

Sheridan Chamber Hands Out End of Year Awards

Cloud Peak Energy - Business of the Year (all photos courtesy Sheridan Chamber of Commerce)
Rick and Roberta Young, (Rick not pictured) Business Person of the Year
Judy Taylor - Volunteer of the Year
Rod Trahan - Networker of the Year

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce named its end of year award winners Wednesday at its December luncheon.

J.M. Huber Closes Sale of All Oil & Gas Assets (Updated: 11 am)

Battalion Resources Holding LLC and its affiliates have purchased all oil and gas assets in the Powder River Basin of J.M. Huber Corporation, according to Robert Currie, Vice President and Chief Communications and Public Information Officer for J.M. Huber.