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January 10th, 2012

JCHC Construction Behind Schedule But Within Budget

Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo

The ongoing construction project at the Johnson County Healthcare Center is behind schedule but within budget, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward, who gave an update to the hospital board at their last meeting December 28th.

January 10th

Hunter Education Program

The Sheridan Recreation District and Wyoming Game and Fish are offering a hunter safety course that consists of twelve hours of instruction and a day on the range that will include the final test.

Mont.Teacher Disappears While Running; Shoe Found

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The search resumes Monday for a Montana high school teacher who didn't return from a weekend run.

Verizon Wireless Network Back Up In Mont., N. Wyo.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Verizon Wireless spokesman says service has been restored after a Sunday morning outage of more than seven hours in Montana and northern Wyoming.

UW Pleased With Governor's Budget Entering JAC Meetings

UW President Tom Buchanan

The University of Wyoming, like other educational entities across the state, is looking forward to funding for capital construction projects in the upcoming budget session of the legislature.

Jo Co Signs Confidentiality Agreement With Property Owner

Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Commissioners voted to sign a confidentiality agreement with the owner of a property in Buffalo that has been mentioned as a possible acquisition for future expansion of the Johnson County Library.

JCHC Financial Report Good So Far, Says Administrator

JCHC Board of Trustees

Johnson County Healthcare Center Administrator Sandy Ward reported to the Hospital Board at their last meeting that the financial report for November and December showed revenues above last year at the same time, and also above where they were forecast for fiscal year 2012.

Buffalo Council Waives Portion of Fees for Habitat House

The Buffalo City Council approved a request from Habitat For Humanity to waive a portion of the water and sewer tap fees for a home they will be building in the Greenleaf Subdivision.

January 9th

Sheridan County Receives Homeland Security Grant

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Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Sheridan County recently received a grant from the Office of Homeland Security in the amount of $84,810.13.

Dayton to Review Raising Garbage Rates

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Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

Two years ago the Dayton Town Council implemented a 5 percent rate increase for water, sewer and garbage that would go up every year on January 1st. The Council tonight will review resolution #343 that would raise garbage rates beyond the annual 5 percent.