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PPO's Accepting Discounts Offered by JCHC

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

Preferred Provider Organizations, sometimes referred to as Participating Provider Organizations, or PPO's, have been accepting discounts offered by the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Jo Co Commissioners Approve Special Prosecutor

Johnson County Commission

Avoiding conflict of interest was the reasoning behind Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock's decision to request an agreement between his office and the Sheridan County Attorney's Office to provide special prosecutors for each other when necessary.

Kendrick Pool Opening Delayed

Kendrick Park Pool is delayed in opening for the 2011 summer season because of recalled pool drains.

The end of school usually means the beginning of swimming season at the Kendrick Pool, but there will be a delay in the arched doors opening into water fun and swim lessons.

Snowpack Continues to Increase

Snow being plowed in the Big Horn Mountains (photo courtesy of WYDOT)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's snowpack continued to climb over the past week, raising concerns about the likelihood of flooding as temperatures rise. Natural Resources Conservation Service water specialist Lee Hackleman says the water content of the snowpack across Wyoming stands at 327 percent of average, up from last week's level of 227 percent of average.

Feds Tally Montana Damage; Floods to Linger

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Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer says he won't call up the Montana National Guard to fill sandbags and do other chores that local communities should be able to do on their own.

Insurance Settlement OK'd for MetraPark Rebuild

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This tornado caused considerable damage in Billings nearly a year ago, June 20, 2010.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone County commissioners have approved the final insurance settlement for the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark, which was severely damaged by a tornado last summer.

City Budget Work Session: Second Half of Public Works

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

Tuesday's Sheridan City Council Budget work session was the second half of the Public Works Department as the presentation focused on the Building Department and the Planning and Engineering divisions.

Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area to Remain Closed

The Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area will not open as scheduled today. (Photo Courtesy of the Game and Fish)

The Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area that was scheduled to open today will remain closed due to a portion of Pass Creek Road being closed because of a washout seven miles off Parkman Road, which provided access to the Kerns area.

Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is Saturday

The 4th annual Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship fundraiser is this Saturday night in Sheridan.

The 4th Annual Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser will be held this Saturday night in Sheridan. Th scholarship allows students from Sheridan High School to travel abroad.

Wild Bunch Luau Saturday in Buffalo

Angela Jarvis

The 9th Annual Wild Bunch Wyoming Luau is set for this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

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