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Legislative Forum: Cloud Peak Energy Update

Cloud Peak Energy Representative Megan Degenfelder (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Earlier this week at the Legislative Forum in Sheridan, our local legislators received an update from Megan Degenfelder from Cloud Peak Energy, who own and operate three coal mines in the Powder River Basin, including the Spring Creek Mine, 35 miles north of Sheridan in Montana.

Legislative Forum: City of Sheridan Shows Support of Business Council

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Sheridan City Council President Shelleen Smith (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Speaking on behalf of the City of Sheridan, City Council President Shelleen Smith discussed the importance of the Wyoming Business Council at this week’s Legislative Forum in Sheridan.

Caywood’s Cows Draw Crowd

Sonja Caywood stands by her "Smokey-eyed Divas." (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Stepping into the room, I was surrounded by cows. No, I was not in a barn, I was at the SAGE art center in the midst of Sonja Caywood’s one-woman show of about 30 paintings of cows.

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JCHC Considering Policy Change To 'Smoke-Free' Campus

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center is considering a possible policy change to make the campus encompassing the clinic, hospital, and adult care facility as “smoke-free.”

The proposal was brought before the board at this week's meeting by Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

Sheriff Gives Year-end Report To Commissioners

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek and Undersheriff Kerry Wolf gave their year-end report to the county commissioners, detailing numbers of incidents, arrests, and other pertinent numbers from 2015, during a recent commissioner's meeting.

Tickets Available For Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce

Some tickets are still available for this weekend's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Winter Gathering entitled, “A Bootlegger's Ball.”

UPDATE: No One Injured in House Fire, Cause Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE: No one was injured in a house fire that occurred in the early morning hours Wednesday.

Legislative Forum: Ranchester Mayor Asks for Support for Battlefield, Library, Gas Pipeline

Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark talks with legislators. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Day two of the Legislative Forum held in Sheridan included reports on the Connor Battlefield State Park and a natural gas pipeline from Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark.

Legislative Forum: Legislators Support Grassroots Effort Targeting Pre-Kindergarten Education

Lynn Gordon, left, presented the information on the High 5 program, accompanied by Shellie Szmyd. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Another presenter for Wednesday’s session of the Legislative Forum held in Sheridan was Lynn Gordon reporting on a new childhood readiness program called High Five.

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