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Increasing Enrollment: SCSD2 Plans for 3 New Schools

Sheridan County School District 2 Administration Building (Sheridan Media file photo)

A six-year trend of increasing enrollment numbers at Sheridan County School District 2 schools has prompted administrators to draft a plan that would call for three new schools in the next few years.

Idaho and Montana State Wolf Hunts Head to Court

Game and Fish photo

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocates are due in federal court Tuesday seeking an injunction to stop gray wolf hunts already well under way in the Northern Rockies.

Veterans Home Receives Grants for Upgrades

The Veterans Home of Wyoming in Buffalo

The Department of Veteran's Affairs and the State of Wyoming have awarded grants to the Wyoming Veteran's Home in Buffalo for upgrades and renovations at the facility.

New Auto Parts Store to Open in Buffalo

Zach Montgomery

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery reported to the City Council last week on the status of a number of different projects in the city, including a new auto parts store that will be located in Buffalo.

Veteran's Day Observances Friday in Buffalo

Buffalo's Annual Veteran's Day Services will be presented Friday Morning, Veteran's Day, at 11 am.

NERD Gas Project Endorsed by City Council

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NERD Gas representatives Joe Nicholas and Rita Meyer.

The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution Monday night endorsing the NERD Gas Company's proposal to develop a coal gasification plant at Lake DeSmet in Johnson County.

Pat Lynch Resigns as Coach, Retains Counselor Position

Jo Co School Board

Buffalo Bison Football Coach Pat Lynch submitted his resignation to the Johnson County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees, and during a special meeting Monday night, the Board voted to accept his resignation as football coach and weight lifting coach, but to retain him as a guidance counselor.

FIB Bank Donates Winter Coats to Volunteers of America Programs

FIB has donated over forty winter coats to VOA as part of the "A Warm Coat" program. (Photo Courtesy of VOA)

In a media release issued Monday, Volunteers of America Northern Rockies stated that they were recently recipients of winter coats from First Interstate Bank's coat drive, “A Warm Coat”.

Barrasso: Survey Shows Health Care Law Not Working

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recently authored an opinion piece in the AARP Bulletin titled: “New Health Care Law Works.” In response, U.S. Senator John Barrasso detailed several points opposing the law last week.

Wyoming Business Index Remains Solid

CASPER (AP) - For the 24th straight month, a business conditions index that tracks Wyoming's economy remained on a positive footing in October. The index is compiled by the Denver-based Goss Institute for Economic Research.