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Sheridan Chamber of Commerce 2012 Goals: Reach Outlying Communities

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce will wrap up 2011 Tuesday with the drawing for $1,000 in Chamber Bucks as grand prize for the 16th annual Christmas Stroll. Executive Director Dixie Johnson tells us about what she wants to continue in her second year with the Chamber.

Buffalo Students Take Awards at FLL Competition

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

Buffalo students participated in this year's FLL or First Lego League competition earlier this month in Casper, and came home with a number of trophies for their efforts.

Jo Co Commission Approves Addition to Mine Permit

Smokey Wildeman
John Gibbs

Black Hills Bentonite, LLC submitted a request to the Johnson County Commissioners to add additional acreage to their existing mine permit for their Johnson County Mine site west of Kaycee.

Buffalo Council Adopts Ordinances Revising Codes

The Buffalo City Council adopted Ordinance No.1352 and Ordinance No. 1353 on third and final reading at their regular meeting last week, which revises the City Code Book.

Coal Production and the Local Rail Yard in Sheridan

Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender

When Wyoming Governor Matt Mead was elected into office, one of his main initiatives was to maintain and expand coal production from Wyoming.

Year in Review: January, February and March

Each day this week we'll take a look back at some of the top stories that made the news for the Sheridan area in 2011. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Governor Mead Looks Back on First Year in Office

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has been in office for almost a year and will be entering the New Year with many of the same goals he had when he took office almost a year ago.

WDE: PAWS Rigorous, Fair

On Friday, we took a look at Wyoming's schools as they compare to other states in terms of adequate yearly progress used to track school proficiency, with help from Sheryl Lain, who's an instructional leader with the Wyoming Department of Education.

Wyoming 4-H Program Offering Trip to Mongolia

The Wyoming State 4-H Office will select 28 youth and five adults for a trip to Mongolia as a part of a 13-state Enhancing Global Perspectives in Youth exchange.

Jo Co Looking at Employee Healthcare Pool Study

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming County Commissioners' Association will be conducting a feasibility study for a Wyoming Counties Pooled Health Plan, and the Johnson County Commissioners at last week's meeting decided to participate in and cooperate with the study to see if the pool could save the County money in the future for providing an employee health care plan.