Johnson County

The Wyoming Legislature this past session approved the use of $10 million in Abandoned Mine Land funds to renovate the arena auditorium at the University of Wyoming. This week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridanmedia.com Poll Question addresses that decision by legislators.

The state of Wyoming has had one on-the-job fatality every 10 days for the last 20 years, and that has made Wyoming either the first or second most dangerous state for employment since 2001.

Earlier this year, the Wyoming legislature considered requiring drug tests for Welfare recipients in Wyoming.

Twenty School Districts in Wyoming, including Sheridan County District 2 and Johnson County District 1 have been granted a waiver from the 16 to 1 student to teacher ratio in grades K-3 that was implemented by the State Legislature in 2011.

The Wyoming County Commissioners Association Spring Meetings were hosted by Sheridan County's Commissioners last week, April 25-27.

The Missoula Children's Theatre will present their adaptation of King Arthur's Quest this Saturday, but auditions for local kids will be held Monday afternoon at Meadowlark Elementary School in Buffalo.

At their last meeting April 17, the Johnson County Commissioners awarded their scholarships to area high school seniors and one college student.

Sheridan County State Legislator Bruce Burns said the Invasive Aquatic Species control program in Wyoming has been a resounding success.

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