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August 16th, 2012

Johnson County Approves Grant App, MOU, Other Requests

Johnson County Commissioners

At their meeting last week the Johnson County Commissioners approved a number of requests ranging from grant application approvals to a Memorandum Of Understanding.

JCHC Signs PPO Agreement With United Healthcare

At their last meeting July 25, the Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees heard an update on PPO agreements from Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

Buffalo Council Updated On City Works Projects

At their meeting last week the Buffalo City Council got an update on projects and approved the purchase of a piece of equipment for the Public Works Department.

Public Works Director Les Hook began by asking for approval to accept a bid on a sweeping unit to be used on a skid steer.

Congress Considers Wildfire Woes in the Rockies

A U.S. Senate hearing yesterday gathered testimony regarding how to control wildfire damage in Wyoming and the rest of the Rocky Mountain region. Dr.

August 15th

Meadowlark Elementary Construction Complete

Construction at Meadowlark Elementary School is complete, and crews are now moving furniture into the new facility, just in time for the start of the school year on the 27th.

Fire Danger in Bighorns Remains Very High

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The Bighorn National Forest issued a media release stating that despite Wednesday’s cloudy and cooler weather, the Bighorn National Forest is still in Very High fire danger, and will be continuing with fire restrictions.

Town Hall Meeting Addresses State Retirement System

The Coalition for a Healthy Retirement System is sponsoring a series of public meetings around the state, with the latest taking place Tuesday night at the Sheridan College CTEL.

Standoff at Apple Tree Inn Ends Safely

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(Photo by Sarah Richter)

A police standoff that lasted several hours Tuesday at the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan ended safely as 61-year-old J. Tuck was taken into custody after barricading himself in a room for much of the day.

Council Candidate Series: Shelleen Smith

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Tuesday we heard a little bit about Theresa DeFeyter, who's a candidate for Sheridan City Council Ward One. Today we'll hear from the second of the three candidates, Shelleen Smith, who's a Sheridan native that owns her own business.

New Director For SCJC Looking To Future Expansion

Derek Andrews, SCJC Director

Sheridan College in Johnson County has a new Director that has just recently begun his duties with the Buffalo campus.