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LDCC Meeting In Buffalo Discusses Water Modeling Data

John Gibbs

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board held their February meeting in Buffalo Thursday evening and worked through a short agenda.
One item discussed was a water modeling.

BHS to Host Forensics Competition Friday and Saturday

Walter Farwell

339 kids from 20 schools from Wyoming and surrounding states will take over Buffalo High School this weekend for the annual BHS Forensics Tournament.
Forensics involves competition in speech, debate, and interpretation events.

District 1 Pleased With Unchanging Cost of Living Bill

House Bill 47 to adopt a Hedonic Wage Index failed on introduction last week in Cheyenne, a bill that would have altered the way that school districts are compensated to pay staff.

The Food Group Growing in Sheridan County

A group working to make sure all Sheridan County children are well-fed is growing in Sheridan, working with county schools now for about a year and a half. Amy Albrecht is with The Food Group in Sheridan.

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

College President in Cheyenne to Discuss Funding

Members of the Northern Wyoming College District spent the better part of last week in Washington D.C. For the Association of Community College Trustees National Legislative Forum.

Commissioner Rolston Reflects on WCCA Winter Meeting

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

All five Sheridan County Commissioners were in Cheyenne last week to attend the Wyoming County Commissioners Association annual winter legislative meeting.

City Sponsors Habitat Grant Application

City Sponsors Habitat Grant Application

The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night which sponsors a grant application to the state from Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.

JCSD1 Hosts Bid Opening For Cloud Peak School Wednesday

Bids on construction of Buffalo's new Cloud Peak School were opened Wednesday at school district offices.

The bid openings for the construction of Buffalo's new Cloud Peak School were held at the school district's offices Wednesday afternoon.
Eight bids were opened and read with the bids ranging from a low of $11,620,000 to a high of $13,028,625.

Johnson County Hears Proposal From Healthcare Broker

Johnson County Commissioners

Johnson County's Commissioners and a number of County Department Heads were presented with a proposal from Corporate Benefits Consortium, or COBECON, at their meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo Tobacco Compliance Checks Show High Failure Rate

BPD Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the city council at their meeting Tuesday that during recent compliance checks at local retail establishments, four of fourteen sold tobacco products to minors.
That is just under a 29% failure rate.