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March 14th, 2012

New Location for Saturday's Jackelope Jump

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New Location for Saturday's Jackelope Jump

Special Olympics Wyoming conducts Jackelope Jumps at various locations around the state each year to raise funds for the organization. This year's local Jackelope Jump was scheduled to take place this Saturday at Lake DeSmet.

Heart Mountain Documentary to Re-Air Tonight

(U.S. National Archives photo)

A documentary, “Heart Mountain: An All American Town”, will re-debut tonight on Wyoming PBS. The film tells the story of the WWII Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain between Cody and Powell.

Chamber Luncheon: Whitney Benefits

Tom Kinnison with Whitney Benefits speaks at Wednesday's Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.

Wednesday's Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon held at the Black Tooth Brewery included a presentation by Tom Kinnison and Patrick Henderson from Whitney Benefits.

Hospital: No Infections Reported in Connection with Sterilization Mishap

Sheridan Memorial Hospital says they have not had any reports of patient complications or infections after they failed to sterilize surgical equipment up to Wyoming Department of Health standards during a period of six months in 2011.

Sheridan Museum to Erect 8.5ft Gollings Statue

Marylee Moreland with the maquette of her E.W. "Bill" Gollings sculpture. Moreland hopes to have the 8.5 foot statue of Gollings in front of the museum by October. (Brad Estes)

The maquette of a statue to honor “Wyoming's western artist”, E.W. “Bill” Gollings, was unveiled this week at the Sheridan County Museum.

Sheridan 6th Grader Wins PRBRC Award

Olivia Thoney, a 6th grader at Sheridan Junior High School, earned one of four Powder River Basin Resource Council Youth Conservation Awards for her science fair project on “efficiency of wind turbines”.

SCSD2 Board Talks Kindergarten, Construction

The next step for parents registering their children for kindergarten in School District 2 schools will be screenings April 11 and 12 at Sagebrush Elementary.

March 13th

Special Council Meeting on Commercial Park SID

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Tuesday regarding ordinance #2123, creation of a special improvement district for the Sheridan Commercial Park. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey explains why the special meeting was called.

Buffalo Police Chief Reports Sexual Assaults on Minors

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave a report to the city council at last week's meeting that included 678 incidents that occurred in the city in February, including two suicide attempts and four sexual assaults on minors.

JCHC Board Gets Positive Reports From Staff

Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo

At their last meeting February 29, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees received a number of positive reports from staff.
Chief of Staff Dr. Brian Darnell reported that the Kaycee Clinic had seen 58 patients in January, double the amount seen in 2011.