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Workforce Services Welcomes New Addition

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has announced the addition of Lynn Welker to the Wyoming Workforce Development Council. Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says she looks forward to Welker joining the team.

Body Work Textbook Written Locally

(l - r ) Diane Redman and Ardath Lunbeck with their textbook.

Two Sheridan College professionals have teamed up to write a textbook that was released in mid-January. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson with the story.

Part 2 of Series: 2009 Juvenile Detention Compliance Report

Friday we reported that Volunteers of America Northern Rockies had released the report findings of a two-year study on Juvenile Detention Compliance in Wyoming. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson with part two of the series.

Chloe's Closet Brings in Prom Stash

Over sixty dresses were donated at the Chloe's Closet Dress-Raiser to provide gently used gowns for low-income girls to wear to the SHS prom.

The word was put out last week that a group calling themselves “Chloe's Closet” were asking for donations of gently used prom dresses to be given out to high school girls who can't afford the cost of a new one.

Alcohol Retailers Perfect on Compliance

Bill Hawley, Community Resource Center of Johnson County

In just two years, those that sell alcohol in Buffalo have come a long way in reducing the number of underage people purchasing alcohol.
Two years ago, during an undercover operation, retailers had a 75 percent failure rate in selling alcohol to minors. This year that number has changed to 100 percent compliance.

Traffic Stop Results in High Speed Chase

High speed chase spans two conties and over 65 miles.

Deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff's Office attempted a routine traffic stop Friday on Interstate 90 that resulted in a high speed chase that covered over 65 miles and lasted nearly an hour.

$38.0 Million Available through Wyoming Windfall

$38 million is available to rightful owners through the Wyoming State Treasury.

Each year the State Treasurer's Office conducts the “Wyoming Windfall,” in which several million dollars are available to rightful owners.

2009 Juvenile Detention State Compliance Report Released - Part 1 of Series

Volunteers of America has released the 2009 Juvenile Detention State Compliance Report. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Pole Creek Challenge Saturday in Bighorns

The Pole Creek Challenge, a 5K or 10K cross-country ski race will be this weekend at the Pole Creek Nordic Ski Area, about 20 miles west of Buffalo on Highway 16.

JC Courthouse to Receive Video Equipment

The Johnson County Courthouse will be getting equipment from the Wyoming Supreme Court that will allow video conferencing, video court proceedings and other meetings between Buffalo and essentially the world.