Wyoming

Assistant Public Health Officer Dr. Ryan Ludwig, sitting in for Public Health Officer Dr. Mark Schueler, updated the remainder of the Johnson County Board of Health on the current flu season.

The State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) has approved the Consensus Grant Funds submitted by Johnson County, City of Buffalo and Town of Kaycee for expansion and renovation projects at both the Buffalo and Kaycee Branches of the Johnson County Library.

A carload of equipment has arrived for construction of the new sugar factory here in Sheridan, and work is to start immediately.

The Sheridan County Commission continues to make improvements to the county fairgrounds facility in Sheridan.

UPDATE: 12:30 p.m.

Two fatalities have been confirmed from this crash and that is projected to be the final number of fatalities involved. 58 year old Lynn Freeman of Williford, Arkansas and 23 year old Jenay L. Breden of Westminster, Colorado, were pronounced dead at the scene.

An unfortunate situation set up recently for a pet owner in Gillette.

Topics from low-stress handling of livestock to why butter, meat and cheese belong in a healthy diet will be covered next month in the second annual Ranch Sustainability Forum in Sheridan.

A nonprofit organization aimed toward those who are 55 or older, is looking for participants in an employment program. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.

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