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JC Courtroom Addition Means Move for Recycling Center

The new courtroom addition at the new criminal justice center in Buffalo will apparently necessitate a move of the Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center.

County Rejects Sand Creek Proposal

Sand Creek's John Jenkins speaks to the Johnson County Board of Equalization Wednesday

The Johnson County Commission, acting as the County Board of Equalization, on Wednesday voted to reject a formal proposal from Sand Creek Ranch that could have resolved a more than 2 and a half year-old stalemate between the two entities on land tax assessments on the ranch property. Aaron Palmer has the story from Buffalo.

Representative Madden Comments on Teacher Tenure Legislation

Wyoming State Representative Mike Madden

A proposed bill that will come before the Wyoming Legislature during the upcoming General Session next month would eliminate teacher tenure in Wyoming.

Close of Arch Coal Teacher Awards Nominating Period Draws Near

The deadline for nominations for this year's Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards is fast approaching.

Time is running out to nominate a teacher for the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards, as the nominations must be postmarked by January 10, 2011.

Swaneys Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse addition, which houses 4th Judicial District Court.

In 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning, 38-year-old Clinton Swaney, represented by Sheridan attorney Mark Murphy; and his wife, 32-year-old Mandy Swaney, represented by Sheridan attorney Hardy Tate, were arraigned on one Felony Count of Obtaining a Prescription by Forgery – in this case, P

Jason Bowman; Jane Bowman Sentenced

Judge Fenn sentenced Jason and Jane Bowman to four years supervised probation.

38-year-old Jason Bowman and his wife, 53-year-old Jane Bowman, were sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning.  The two had plead Guilty in early October per a plea agreement with the State.  The couple were initially charged with two counts–Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Me

Wyoming Distemper Cases on the Rise

Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan Executive Director Cel Hope

Earlier this week the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the Wyoming Livestock Board wrapped up an investigation of canine distemper in newly purchased puppies. The outbreak occurred between late August and early October, and affected dogs in Cheyenne, Laramie, Casper and Douglas.

Cub Scouts Perform Flag Retirement

The Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 385 performed a special flag ceremony Tuesday night.

There was a special flag ceremony outside the WB Insurance Building in Sheridan Tuesday night. The Wolf Den of Cub Scout Pack 385 retired a worn flag, and raised a new flag in its place.

Shoshone National Forest Receives Federal Dollars

Shoshone National Forest recently received Federal funds. (Courtesy Photo)

A half-million dollars in federal money is on its way to the Shoshone National Forest, and the “strings attached” mean locals need to pipe up about how the money is spent. That reliance on local input is unusual for such federal spending.

Buffalo Street Cuts Fixed

One of two street cuts recently repaired on West Fetterman in Buffalo at the site of the new criminal justice center.

The Buffalo City Council wanted street cuts made for the new criminal justice center in West Fetterman filled and patched, and they finally have been. Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, with the story.