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Senator Barrasso: Gift to America

Our state's beautiful Christmas Gift to America was lit Monday evening in Washington DC. (Courtesy Photo)

From an Op-Ed piece sent to media outlets Wednesday morning from Senator John Barrasso's office:

"People around the Cowboy State say we need more Wyoming in Washington. In Washington, folks can always use a reminder of Wyoming values -- honesty, integrity, independence, and a strong work ethic.

Dayton-Ranchester Rotarians Celebrate Seniors

Senior Citizens enjoy the annual Dayton-Ranchester Rotary Christmas Dinner Monday night.

Every December, the Dayton – Ranchester Rotary hosts a Christmas dinner for the senior citizens in those two communities. Monday night, says Rotarian Warren Mischke, they had a wonderful time.

Lake DeSmet Board Not “Mixing it Up”

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board currently consists of both private citizens and elected county commissioners from both Sheridan and Johnson Counties.

Other JC Commission Happenings

The Johnson County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday, discussed and will look into building a vault for treasurer-elect Carla Faircloth. There used to be a vault for the treasurer in that office until the courthouse was remodeled a number of years ago, when the vault was removed.

Buffalo City Council Passes 'Spice' Ordinance

Aaron Palmer brings us this report from the Buffalo City Council.

Sentencing Delayed for Vincent Scott

Sentencing for Sheridan resident Vincent Scott was delayed in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday. Scott was found guilty in October of six crimes, the most serious of which was 1st Degree Sexual Assault.

Legislators Meet with JC Commissioners

State Senators Mike Madden and John Schiffer met with the Johnson County Commission on Tuesday and gathered the commission's concerns for the upcoming Legislative session. Aaron Palmer has the report.

Fluoridation Discussion Continues at SAWS

There has been some talk lately about fluoridating local public water supplies. This subject is on the table for Wednesday night's Sheridan Area Water Supply Board meeting. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Fort Mackenzie High School Receives Bad News

District 2 Assistant Superintendent Tom Sachse

Newly elected Marva Craft and Erica O'Dell attended their first Sheridan County School District 2 board meeting Monday night. Per the By-Laws, the board nominated and elected new officers for the year.

Helping Wyoming’s Communities

Bob Budd from the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust shares about the trust during Sheridan College's first Natural Resources Lecture Series Monday night.

The first presentation for Sheridan College’s Natural Resource Lectures series took place, Monday night in the college’s CTEL room.