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School District 2 Board Report

Sheridan County School District 2 Admin Building (Sheridan Media file photo)

During their regular meeting Monday night, Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees learned that the issue of funding for a new Coffeen Elementary has still not been resolved.

Johnson County, USFS Agree On Hazelton Parking Area

Johnson County and the US Forest Service have signed an agreement on a parking area on Hazelton Road (County Road 3) in the Big Horn National Forest.

Johnson County Gets Trabing Road Project Update

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer gave an update to the county commissioners on the Trabing Road Project at their last meeting In January.

Johnson County Accepts FEMA Grant, Approves Land Swap

At the last Johnson County Commissioner's meeting January 17, the commission approved a Hopmeland Security Grant from FEMA for Law Enforcement and Terrorism Prevention.

Buffalo Planner: DRC Reviews School, Auto Parts Store Plans

Zach Montgomery

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery gave his report to the city council at their last meeting in January, updating them on a number of issues.

Governor Mead Discusses Water Solution For Pavillion Area

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead along with the heads of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Wyoming Water Development Commission traveled to Riverton Monday to meet with the public about a long term source of drinking water.

Hospital Auxiliary Gives 25,000 to Cath Lab Project

From Left to Right: Kozy Korner Gift Shop Chairwoman, Barbara Niner, Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director, Ada Kirven; and Foundation Vice President, Shirl Yeager look on as Foundation President, Kevin Bailey is presented with checks totaling $25,000 by Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary President, Sandy Pilch. The proceeds are for the new Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Lab at the hospital. (Photo Courtesy of SMH)

At their annual meeting late last week the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary gave $25,000 in donations to benefit an upcoming project at the hospital. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven.

Ebooks Coming to Sheridan Library

Sheridan County Fulmer Public LIbrary (Sheridan Media file photo)

Sheridan Fulmer Public Library along with the 23 county libraries in Wyoming have been working to sign a deal to provide ebooks to patrons, and that service should be available in the next week or so.

Area Salvation Army Christmas Donations Up

Nationwide Salvation Army red kettle donations during the Christmas season hit record numbers this year, totaling $147 million. That trend reached Sheridan this holiday season, according to Salvation Army Captain David Leonard.

Poll: Increase Mandatory School Attendance Age to 18?

Lawmakers haven't made it illegal to drop out before age 18 yet, but they're trying to make the choice more undesirable.