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Now here are the latest news briefs coming in this morning from The Associated Press.

SAGE GROUSE LISTING

Johnson County Approves MOU For Public Health

The Johnson County Commissioners approved and accepted a new Memorandum of Understanding, or MOU, drafted between themselves and the State of Wyoming to provide Public Health Services to county residents.

Bad Plumbing at Crazy Woman Square Addressed

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades told the city council at their last meeting he has been working on the plumbing issue at Crazy Woman Square, trying to get the contractor and/or supplier to step up on replacement of the fixtures in the bathrooms.

JCHC Board: New Nursing Home A Go

Board of Trustees at the Johnson County Healthcare Center have been looking at the possibility of replacing the aging Amie Holt Care Center for a number of years, looking rather seriously the last year or so.

Downtown Development Authority Approved

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The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved the establishment of a Downtown Development Authority on first reading. Downtown Sheridan Association Board Member John Smith on the benefits of a D-D-A.

Open Council Seat Already Garnering Interest

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At the January 6th Sheridan City Council meeting, Ward 3 Councilor Levi Dominguez announced his resignation from the position.

Sheridan College Seeks to Improve Graduation Rates

Sheridan College and its Gillette and Johnson County campuses have the highest graduation rates in the state and in the nation, but the goal is to raise those numbers even higher.

Governor Mead Discusses Budget and Local Funding

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead recently spoke about the upcoming legislative budget session, in particular, how his budget proposal is nearly flat as opposed to two years ago.

Wild Time in Wild Wyoming When it Comes to "Wild" Life

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God bless Wyoming and keep it wild. – Last diary entry by 15-year old Helen Mettler in 1925.

Based on somenews stories there is no shortage of “wild” events occurring around Wyoming in recent months that have caught my attention. Four come to mind:

History Lives in Downtown Sheridan

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Sheridan Media continues its look at the 25 Sheridan County sites that are on the National Register of Historic Places. Today's focus is on the city's Sheridan Main Street Historic District.

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