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Poker Tournament Benefits Buffalo Boys and Girls Club

Coming up this Saturday is the Sixth Annual Texas Hold 'em Tournament sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of the Bighorns.

JCHC Board Gets Financial Report

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center was given the financial report for the month of March at their regular meeting Wednesday night.

Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward said the income for the facility looked good for the month, but expenses were higher than anticipated.

Buffalo Council Approves Final Payment on Wastewater Plant

Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant

At last week's Buffalo City Council meeting, Public Works Director Les Hook asked that the Council approve the final payment to Hydro Construction and to release a half a million dollars in retainage, essentially bringing the project to a close.

Annie the Buffalo's New Home

A new little gal has joined the existing buffalo and elk at the City Elk Pasture in Sheridan. Little Annie was released into the area Wednesday afternoon, and City Parks Manager Chuck Carbert explains how she came to be there.

First Person: Surviving Little Rock Tornado

This tornado hit Little Rock Arkansas on Monday, April 25th at 6 pm. It was taken from a downtown hospital. In reality, the color is an eerie army green because of the hail within the clouds.

For the past month, tornadoes have been ravaging multiple states in the Midwestern, southern and southeastern part of the country.

Setback For Cancer Center Expansion

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees Wednesday were updated on a setback of sorts regarding the 15,000 square foot Cancer Center expansion. Recently, KWN Construction, who's designing the Cancer Center, informed the Hospital that a geotechnical report showed that the proposed site has some expansive and potentially unstable soils.

VOA Milestones to Plant Trees Friday

Twenty Aspen trees will be planted Friday on the VOA's campus behind Landon's Greenhouse in Sheridan.

This week started with a Hawthorne tree being planted near the Elk Pasture, and Friday the work week will end with twenty trees being planted on the VOA Campus south of Sheridan.

Report: Slow Internet Cripples Rural Economies

Wyoming ranks 49th in the nation for online access speeds.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - Few things can be as irritating in the world of advanced technology as slow Internet. In rural communities with reduced access to more high-tech services, irritation can be the least of one's worries.

New Temporary Home for Circuit Court

Circuit Court Judge John Sampson

For the next 6 to 8 weeks, Sheridan County Circuit Court will be held in the Sheridan County Commissioners meeting room. This is due to the HVAC retrofit project that will upgrade and replace the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning at the Old Courthouse.

Flooding Poses Possible Health Concerns

Flooding Poses Possible Health Concerns

With the likelihood of flooding in Wyoming during the coming months, the Wyoming Department of Health wanted to remind residents to be mindful of potential flood-related health concerns.