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Sheridan Schools Take Top Test Honors

Three Sheridan County School District 2 trustees, from left board Chairman Scott Hininger, Treasurer Wayne Schatz and Clerk Marva Craft. (Pat Blair Photo)

Teachers, principals and parents all helped take students in Sheridan's five elementary schools to the top in last year's statewide proficiency assessment tests administered under the federal No Child left Behind act.

Buffalo Council Approves Board Hopefuls

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved the appointments of Dave Stewart and Linda Becker to the Lodging Tax Board; Stewart to a 3-year term and Becker to finish an unexpired term.
Also approved by the council was Bill Cooley to a 4-year term on the Buffalo Trails Board.

Commission Approves Truck Purchase

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought a request to finance the purchase of a plow truck before the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting.

Gatchell Plans Fall Gathering

Jim Gatchell Museum. Photo credit: www.jimgatchell.com

The 20th annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Fall Gathering will be this Saturday evening, October 12th beginning at 6 o'clock at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Game Official Retires

Wyoming G&F Public Information Officer Warren Mischke (Photo by Ron Richter)

A familiar face at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be retiring in several weeks. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Strongest Dog in the West

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In June of this year, Paw Prints Pet Boutique in Sheridan held the inaugural wiener dog races. This Saturday (Oct. 12), they'll be holding another unique contest, as dogs of all shapes and sizes will be able to show their strength in the first-ever doggie weight pull contest.

Senator Wants Parks Reopened

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

The closing of national parks due to the Government shutdown is certainly drawing ire from the public. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming called for approval of a bill Wednesday to reopen the country's national parks.

Traffic Signals Become 4-Way Stops

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that if you approach a non-functioning traffic control signal from any direction at an intersection, you must treat it like a 4-way stop.

Legislators Want Hill Funds

The Wyoming Legislature's Management Council will meet Oct. 15 to consider a request to pay for an attorney and others to help the state House in its investigation into Superintendent Cindy Hill.

Junior Councilors Take Oaths

Tongue River High School juniors Courtney Jolovich and Polina Medianina took the oaths of office as Dayton's newest junior councilors during the town council meeting Monday night. Jolovich is a Dayton resident, and Medianina is an exchange student from Russia.

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