Johnson County

A young, 170-pound male black bear was spotted in town this morning in the equipment yard behind Prime Rate Motors.

Springtime in the Mountains around Sheridan is in full swing, and the U.S. Forest Service wants to remind outdoor adventurers to be courteous on mountain roadways.

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery said the next joint city/county project will be a community events center located just west of downtown.

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees voted for an increase in premiums for employee health insurance, based on a recommendation from Administrator Sandy Ward.

Earlier this month the Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded $33 million for highway projects in the state, including a $20.3 million project on Interstate 90 east of Buffalo.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An 8-percent budget cut would cost Wyoming's seven community colleges about $9.1 million. Falling energy revenues has prompted Gov. Matt Mead to order state agencies to prepare for 8-percent budget cuts for the fiscal year that starts in July 2013.

Sheridan's Recreation District is looking for public input regarding remodeling or replacing the outdoor pool at Kendrick Park, and has released an online survey for citizens to voluntarily complete.

The Sheridan Police Department recently completed a round of alcohol compliance checks of local businesses.

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