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Sheridan Student Wins Academic Challenge Scholarship

Dr. Ami Erickson presented medals to the Sheridan students, who are, from left, Lacklan Brennan, Adam Verdeyen, Cody Perkins and Joe Klebba. (Photo submitted)

Lacklan Brennan of Sheridan High School was named the outstanding individual not on a winning team during the Wyoming Academic Challenge earlier this month held at Sheridan College in Sheridan.

Wyoming Medicaid Expansion Plan Faces Headwinds

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By Gregory Nickerson

Four years into his term as Wyoming governor, Matt Mead (R) has endorsed a plan to expand Medicaid to cover an estimated 17,600 uninsured adults in the state.

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BHS Teacher Recognized For National Board Certification

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees recently recognized a teacher at Buffalo High School for becoming Nationally Board Certified.

SCJC Advisory Board Awards Scholarships, Gets Updates

Sheridan College in Johnson County's Advisory Board had their monthly meeting recently and awarded scholarships for the Spring 2015 semester.

Commissioners OK High-Resolution Photography

Johnson County Planner & Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Manager Jim Waller, brought an agreement between the US Department of Agriculture and Johnson County for their share of costs for 1/2-meter resolution photography of the state that may be performed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

A Ucross Kind of Christmas

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The second annual community Christmas celebration was held in the Raymond Plank Creative Center at the park in Ucross. Christmas goodies, hot chocolate, music, crafts for the kids, the lighting of 24,000 lights covering the trees in the park all ending with a fireworks display.

“Celebration of Life”

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A ceremony honoring those who have died and those who cared for them was hosted by Hospice of the Big Horns on Sunday afternoon. Ann Aksamit, manager of hospice, says the “Celebration of Life” expresses community.

Christmas Treats by the Pound

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For all those who are running out of time to do all that Christmas baking, the 1st United Methodist Church had a room full of Christmas goodies galore. Thousands of cookies and candies were available for sale at $6 a pound, all to help with their building project.

This Week's Poll Question

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There's always going to be differences among us and you have to wonder why we can't just get along? This prompts this weeks Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media Poll Question: “How would you rate current race relations in the United States?”