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Staff of District 1 Cite Issues of Distrust

Teachers in Sheridan County School District 1 are asking why the district is having financial problems despite a four-year freeze in salaries, a cut in staff, and an increase in student enrollment that should mean additional funds from the state.

Mercury Testing Being Conducted At Meadowlark Gym

Johnson County School District One Superintendent Gerry Chase informed Sheridan Media today that he received a phone call from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) concerning mercury found in the gym floor at Meadowlark Elementary School in Buffalo.

UW Fared Well During Recent Legislative Session

Wyoming’s state university fared well during the recent legislative supplemental budget session. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Wildlife Officials Stock Mavrakis Pond with Trout

Rainbow trout went in this time around. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Wildlife officials stocked one of Sheridan’s favorite fishing holes this week. Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen was on scene to bring us the story.

County Title Numbers Up Since First of Year

Sheridan County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson said county employees in her department are working overtime right now because of an increase in titles requested by county residents.

‘50 States of Mine’

(Photo by Ron Richter)

A film crew from California has spent the past several days on location in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter caught up with them inside P.O. News & Flagstaff Cafe in downtown Sheridan Wednesday and has the story.

Museum Receives Grant From BNSF Foundation

L to R: John Woodward (SCM Museum Director), Matthew Jones (BNSF Railway), Sonja Roberts (SCHS Board of Directors) (Courtesy photo)

The Sheridan County Museum has received a grant in the amount of $3,172 from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation.

Lummis Votes for Balanced Budget Resolution

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U.S. Representative for Wyoming Cynthia Lummis (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, voted Wednesday with a majority of her colleagues, 228-199, to pass the Balanced Budget for a Stronger America.

Mercury Found in School Gym May Not be Dangerous

In regard to the possibly dangerous mercury that was announced earlier this week in the gym floor of an elementary school in Buffalo, a representative from OSHA now says it may not post a hazard.

School District 1 Approves $4.4 Million Facilities Plan

Sheridan County School District 1 could spend over $4.4 million in the next five years for capital construction and maintenance of district facilities under a plan approved by trustees at their meeting earlier this week.

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