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State Education Director Discusses Department Goals

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Wyoming Department of Education Director Richard Crandall (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Education)

In late June of this past summer, Governor Matt Mead appointed Richard Crandall to run the Wyoming Department of Education. Crandall, an Arizona Senator, recently explained what landed him in the Cowboy State.

State Legislators Gear up for Budget Session

State Representative Kathy Coleman (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Legislative Service Office)

In less than two months, Wyoming lawmakers will convene in Cheyenne for the budget session. State Representative Kathy Coleman said that she expects the Governor's proposed pay raises to be a contentious issue during the session.

Commission Approves Flood Map

Steve Maier is the commission chairman. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

After months of public discussions, the Sheridan County Commission approved a flood plan Tuesday during a regular monthly meeting.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Extension Finally Moves to New Office

UW extension educator Scott Hininger carries load into new quarters. (Photo by Pat Blair)

After months of working out of boxes at the Sheridan County Courthouse, extension educator Scott Hininger and his staff are settling into their new offices in Sheridan College's Watt Regional Ag Center.

County Road Department Takes Over Rural Addressing Effort

The road and bridge department of Johnson County has now assumed the responsibility for rural addressing, because both county fire districts decided they no longer wanted to be involved in the program.

Board Approves Home Schooling, Mileage Payment Requests

The school trustees of Johnson County School District One approved a number of requests, recently, regarding home schooling, isolation and employment.

Case of the Missing Ice Balls

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Apparently these ice balls are a hot commodity. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter took a trip to a residence on North Heights Drive in Sheridan Tuesday to investigate a claim of missing ice balls. Here's what he found out.

Chamber Announces Week Three Stroll Winner

Sheridan County Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson, left, presents $100 in Chamber Bucks to week three winner Susan Ottema of Sheridan. (Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Sheridan Association have announced that Susan Ottema of Sheridan is the week three winner of $100 in Chamber Bucks as part of the Christmas Stroll.

Tennis Association Proposes Covering Courts

The Sheridan County Tennis Association is proposing to cover two of the tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Tennis Association is proposing to cover two of the tennis courts at Thorne-Rider Park in Sheridan so that they can be used by the public as a year-round facility.

Wireless Transfer Exposes WIC Client Records

The Wyoming Department of Health reports that the personal information of nearly 12,000 past and present clients of the WIC program was exposed to the general public for about a 24-hour period in October. WIC is the Women, Infants and Children nutritional program run by the federal government.

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