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Health Officials Concerned Over Rise in Whooping Cough Cases

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Reported cases of pertussis, or whooping cough as it is better known, continue to rise, prompting the Wyoming Department of Health to remind people that it is a vaccine preventable disease.

City Treasurer Provides Financial Update

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City of Sheridan Clerk/Interim Treasurer Scott Badley (Sheridan Media file photo)

City Clerk/Interim Treasurer Scott Badley provided a financial update for the city at Monday night's council meeting. While only one month into the fiscal year, revenues from the sales and use tax are higher than what was anticipated.

Ag Committee Visits Family Farm

Tomatoes in one of the greenhouses at Holliday Family Farm. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Brad Holliday and his family are raising chickens for meat, and growing tomatoes, corn, lettuce, kale and other crops on their farm outside Dayton.

Retired Firefighters; Wildland Colleagues in Danger

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By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.

— July 22, 2014

Five retired federal fire managers are criticizing a national wildfire group for failing to ensure firefighters’ safety by falling short on everything from decision-making to communications and even supplying crews with maps.

Road and Bridge Assumes Maintenance at Mikesell-Potts

Scott Pehringer

On July 1st, Johnson County Road and Bridge took over the maintenance, cleaning, and everyday up-keep of the county-owned Mikesell-Potts Recreation area at Lake Desmet.

Final Candidates' Forum Wednesday In Buffalo

This year's candidates for Johnson County Sheriff at a recent Candidates' Forum.

Wednesday afternoon during the weekly Farmer's Market in Crazy Woman Square will be the final Candidates' Forum for Johnson County voters to meet the candidates for various local and state offices.

NW Water Line Project 65% Finished

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook gave his report to the city council at their last meeting, saying the NW Water Pipeline Project is roughly 65% complete.
They have laid just over 15,000 feet, or nearly three miles of pipeline that contractors are now working to pressure test.

Sheridan Group Wants to Block Fluoridation

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Leaders of a group in Sheridan opposing fluoridation of the town's water system say they're prepared to take legal action to prevent fluoride from being added to the city's drinking water. Sarah Mercer is a member of the group, called Clean Water Sheridan.

Chamber Announces Board Nominees

Director Dixie Johnson of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce stops by Public Pulse each month to tell listeners about events and programs. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The nominating committee of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce board of directors announced the candidates today for five positions on the board.

Long Awaits Murray Apology

A man who identifies himself as a former campaign manager for the Murray for Secretary of State Campaign says Ed Murray, an attorney from Cheyenne, is not fit for the job.