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Former Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator Clifford Hansen Passes Away

Former Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator Clifford P. Hansen passed away at his home in Jackson Tuesday night at the age of 97. Governor Dave Freudenthal says Hansen will be missed by many.

Car Accident Near Buffalo Tuesday Claims The Life Of a Sheridan Woman

44-year old Joan M. Baumann of Sheridan died in a car accident Tuesday afternoon on Interstate I-90 two miles east of Buffalo in Johnson County. A news release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol states that the accident occurred at 4:23pm Tuesday when a vehicle driven by 18-year old Cara D. Underwood of Danville, Kentucky attempted to pass Baumann's vehicle.

NTSB Has Issued Initial Report on Fatal Plane Crash

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Investigators say in a preliminary report issued Tuesday that weather conditions were poor at the time of last week's plane crash that killed two men near Pryor.

Smaller Towns Request Alteration Of Cap Tax Distribution

The Sheridan County Commissioners reviewed a request to alter the way the Capital Facilities Tax revenues are dispersed. The waiver was the same one tabled by the Sheridan City Council on Monday. Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston explains why the County approved the request.

Tongue River High School To Undergo Minor Remodeling Over The Holidays

The brand new Tongue River High School will undergo a minor remodeling during the holiday break this year. Moisture in the concrete as it cured kept tiles from sticking to the floor of the commons area.

Sheridan County School District #1 Recognized Outstanding Instructors

The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees recognized several teachers for special awards they’ve recently received at their October board meeting last night. Superintendent Sue Belish says those educators will have a place on the District “Wall of Fame.”

Sheridan County Commissioners Hold Last Meeting In October

Earlier this month Sheridan County started the process to amend several development resolutions and set public hearings on those resolutions for December 1st. During their meeting Tuesday, Commissioners changed the hearing date on all the resolutions to December 15th.

Ranchester Council Continues To Work On Municipal Code Revisions

The Ranchester Town Council continues with the long and sometimes tedious task of revising the town's ordinances. The Council approved amendments to several ordinances on 3rd reading and one on 1st reading. One ordinance was thrown out altogether, as the business license and amusement tax is no more. Ranchester Mayor Cliff Clevenger.

Sheridan High School Student Named One Of Two AP Scholars Of The Year

The Wyoming Department of Education has announced the AP State Scholars of the year. Sheridan County School District Two Assistant Superintendent Terry Burgess tells us who they are.

Burgess said that Sheridan High School has been well represented regarding the AP Scholar Awards, as last year both awards went to students at Sheridan High.

Estate Planning Seminar Is This Saturday At Sheridan College

Sheridan and Johnson County Estate Planning Lawyers will present a free estate planning seminar this Saturday at Sheridan College. One of the seminar's presenters, Tim Tarver, says there will be a lot of different topics covered throughout the day.