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Governor Mead: More Jobs Need to be Created Despite Falling Unemployment Numbers

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Despite falling unemployment numbers in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says although pleased, he will continue to push the creation of more jobs in the future. The state unemployment rate for July was 5.8 percent.

Still a Few Days Left for Health Fair Blood Draws

Blood draws for this year's Health Fair are taking place this week at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Blood draws are going on this week in the lobby of Sheridan Memorial Hospital for the upcoming Health Fair in September. They will run from 6 am to 10 am weekdays and 7 am to 9:30 am on Saturday.

Planning Commission Approves Minor Subdivision

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved the SBA Minor Subdivision that creates a 14 acre tract of land in the Wrench Ranch Hills development in north Sheridan. City Planning Director Robert Briggs explains what Rice and Sons, Inc, intends to do with the

12 Fires in Montana, "Hole in the Wall" Fire Spread Smoke in Northern Wyo.

A storm Sunday that swept across northern Wyoming and southern Montana with lightning causing a string of 12 wildfires in southeast Montana and one near Cody that have resulted in smoke across the Sheridan area.

SEEDA Board Chooses First Light

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The Hand in Hand facility in Sheridan still sits vacant.

First Light Child Care Inc. was the consensus of the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority as a possible tenant of the former Hand in Hand facility in Sheridan.

Wyoming ACT Scores Strong in Comparison to other States

The average combined ACT score increased from 20 to 20.3 in Wyoming in 2011, according to a release from the Wyoming Department of Education.

Red Flag Warning: High Fire Danger in Sheridan, Southern Montana

High temperatures in Sheridan today combined with expected gusty winds and low humidity could create the potential for high fire danger.

2011 ACT: SHS Students Show Higher College Preparedness than State

In 2008 the state of Wyoming began requiring all high school juniors to take the ACT in order to help measure college-readiness. This year Sheridan High School had 25 percent of its students "college-ready", and meeting all four subject-area benchmark scores. That's compared to 18 percent of Wyoming students overall.

New Recycling Center Power Delayed

Buffalo's new Recycling Center.

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center will have to wait at least a few more days to get power, according to Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman, who attended an meeting Monday to update the entities involved in the project.

Johnson County Will Have White Powder Response Exercise

Johnson County Commission

Emergency Management Coordinator for Johnson County, Marilyn Connelly, put in a request to the County Commissioners at last week's meeting for them to authorize the White Powder Response Plan, and to authorize a preparedness exercise to be staged at the courthouse at a future date of her choosing.