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April 18th, 2013

Overeaters Anonymous Confronts Food Addiction

(photo by Tracee Davis)

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that, in 2010, 35.7 percent of Americans are obese, and another 33.3 percent of people are overweight. In fact, the United States ranks number one worldwide for overeating.

April 17th

JCSD1 Approves Forming Health Policy Committee

Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard a presentation from board member Dr. Grace Gosar on the health of students and staff of the district.
She gave the trustees a short quiz to test their “Health IQ” with most trustees not getting a favorable grade.

Buffalo Chamber Lunch Features Creekside Performing Arts

Phil Holden and Mackenzie Sauers with Creekside Performing Arts

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce offered their monthly Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, this month featuring a relatively new organization, Creekside Performing Arts.

Johnson County OKs 2-Year CMAQ Funding Application

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought an application before the county commissioners Tuesday for approval to apply for two years of WyDOT's CMAQ funding for dust abatement in the county.

Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out

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Senate Rejects Gun Control Bill, Sen. Enzi Speaks Out (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The U.S. Senate Wednesday flat out rejected a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers in a failing vote of 54 to 46.

Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

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Superintendent Hill Threatens Legislators With Libel Lawsuit

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, has threatened legislators with a lawsuit over their recently published white paper detailing the reasons for why they adopted reforms stripping Hill of many of her duties. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

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Meet and Greet at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds (Photos by Chris Foy)

On Wednesday evening, dozens of community members and representatives from the many user groups that frequent the Sheridan County Fairgrounds all had an opportunity to meet with fairgrounds staff, the fair board and a few county commissioners.

Consultant Updates Economic Development Committee

Members of the Sheridan Area Economic Development Task Force listen in as Janet Ady discusses ways to properly attract businesses to Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Ady Voltedge President and CEO Janet Ady, gave a presentation to the Sheridan Area Economic Development Task Force Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

One of a Kind Commissioners Meeting

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To commemorate 125 years of Sheridan County Government, the Sheridan County Commissioners will hold a special meeting next Tuesday. Commissioner Tom Ringley.

Leading Energy Policy Expert to Launch New UW Center for Law and Energy Resources

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A new Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies is being established at the University of Wyoming College of Law.