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Commission Approves Flood Map

Steve Maier is the commission chairman. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

After months of public discussions, the Sheridan County Commission approved a flood plan Tuesday during a regular monthly meeting.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Extension Finally Moves to New Office

UW extension educator Scott Hininger carries load into new quarters. (Photo by Pat Blair)

After months of working out of boxes at the Sheridan County Courthouse, extension educator Scott Hininger and his staff are settling into their new offices in Sheridan College's Watt Regional Ag Center.

County Road Department Takes Over Rural Addressing Effort

The road and bridge department of Johnson County has now assumed the responsibility for rural addressing, because both county fire districts decided they no longer wanted to be involved in the program.

Board Approves Home Schooling, Mileage Payment Requests

The school trustees of Johnson County School District One approved a number of requests, recently, regarding home schooling, isolation and employment.

Case of the Missing Ice Balls

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Apparently these ice balls are a hot commodity. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter took a trip to a residence on North Heights Drive in Sheridan Tuesday to investigate a claim of missing ice balls. Here's what he found out.

Chamber Announces Week Three Stroll Winner

Sheridan County Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson, left, presents $100 in Chamber Bucks to week three winner Susan Ottema of Sheridan. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Sheridan Association have announced that Susan Ottema of Sheridan is the week three winner of $100 in Chamber Bucks as part of the Christmas Stroll.

Tennis Association Proposes Covering Courts

The Sheridan County Tennis Association is proposing to cover two of the tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Tennis Association is proposing to cover two of the tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan so that they can be used by the public as a year-round facility.

Wireless Transfer Exposes WIC Client Records

The Wyoming Department of Health reports that the personal information of nearly 12,000 past and present clients of the WIC program was exposed to the general public for about a 24-hour period in October. WIC is the Women, Infants and Children nutritional program run by the federal government.

Obesity in Wyoming...It's a Growing Problem

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Georgia Boley

One in four Wyoming residents are obese, pushing the scales far beyond simply being overweight. Monday night in the Science Center at Sheridan College, Registered Dietitian Georgia Boley presented the program “Hunger and Obesity...Making the Connection.”

County Approves Trabing Contract

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved the chair to sign a contract to pave a section of Trabing Road, should the contract become available from the Wyoming Department of Transportation before the commissioner's next meeting.

SheridanWyoming.com