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Report: Slow Internet Cripples Rural Economies

Wyoming ranks 49th in the nation for online access speeds.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - Few things can be as irritating in the world of advanced technology as slow Internet. In rural communities with reduced access to more high-tech services, irritation can be the least of one's worries.

New Temporary Home for Circuit Court

Circuit Court Judge John Sampson

For the next 6 to 8 weeks, Sheridan County Circuit Court will be held in the Sheridan County Commissioners meeting room. This is due to the HVAC retrofit project that will upgrade and replace the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning at the Old Courthouse.

Flooding Poses Possible Health Concerns

Flooding Poses Possible Health Concerns

With the likelihood of flooding in Wyoming during the coming months, the Wyoming Department of Health wanted to remind residents to be mindful of potential flood-related health concerns.

JCHC Board Gets Construction Update, Tour

JCHC Board

Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees got a construction update and tour of the new addition from Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward. Ward said the construction project is on schedule, and he expects the addition to be ready to move into in early August.

Jo Co School Board Accepts Bids

Johnson County School Board

At their meeting Monday night, Johnson County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees voted to accept two bids, one for a remodeling project at Meadowlark Elementary School and another for the lease/purchase of three school buses from the state.

Science Lecture: The Indian Tipi - Construction & Use

An example of a tipi design.

“The Indian Tipi: Construction and Use” will be the topic of tonight's Science Lecture at the Mohns Science Museum at Sheridan College. Presented by Sheridan resident and history buff Dennis Heizer, he will discuss the differences between tipi styles and the tribes that use them.

JoCo Superintendent: New School Coming to Buffalo

Dr. Rod Kessler

The Johnson County School Board had their monthly meeting Monday night, and Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler updated them on the status of a proposed new elementary school for Buffalo.

City of Buffalo Reschedules Spring Cleaning Days

Buffalo City Project Coordinator/Building Inspector Tom Hulick announced that the dates for the Citywide Spring Cleanup have been changed, due to a scheduling conflict.

Drug Take-Back Day Saturday in Buffalo, Sheridan

Local law enforcement and the Community Resource Center are teaming up for the Second Annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday, April 30th.

18-Year-Old Sheridan Girl Appears in Court on Several Felony Drug Charges

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18-Year-Old Sheridan Girl Appears in Court on Several Felony Drug Charges

18-year-old Aline McWilliams of Sheridan made her initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday. McWilliams is charged with three counts, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance - Heroin; Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance - Cocaine and Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.