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New Councilor Officially Sworn In

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Kristin Kelly, left, is sworn in by Judge Jon Botten as the man she's replacing, John Bigelow looks on.

Last week the Sheridan City Council appointed Kristin Kelly to fill the Ward Two seat left vacant by Councilman John Bigelow's resignation at the end of March. Monday night Kelly was officially sworn into her new position.

Special Olympics Athletes Run Main Street

Rosalee Cortez sports her hard-earned medals on Main Street Monday Morning as she prepares for her leg of the Special Olympics Torch Run. Rosalee Competes in basketball and track. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Kaleb Yager takes the torch for his leg of the torch run. Kaleb is one of more than 50 athletes who carried the torch to Whitney Commons. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Rosalee Cortez takes the torch for her leg of the Special Olympics Flame of Hope torch run. Rosalee competes in basketball and track. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Law enforcement officials and Special Olympics athletes run in loose formation Monday morning. The athletes and officers ran approximately 1.6 miles with the Flame of Hope. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officials carried the Flame of Hope 1.6 miles through the middle of town in preparation for the Wyoming Special Olympic Games in Laramie May 10. More than 50 athletes carried the torch Monday morning. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

More than 50 athletes carried the Flame of Hope from the Sheriff's Office to Whitney Commons yesterday morning. Sheriff's Deputy, Boot Hill, tells how they did.

Johnson County Approves Voting District Changes

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners received a recommendation from Clerk Vicki Edelman to approve a consolidation, or boundary change of voting districts and precincts in the county.

Buffalo Council Approves 2012-16 Capital Improvements Plan

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved and accepted the 2012-2016 Capital Improvements Plan, after discussing projects and rankings from each city department.

JCHC Board Gets Positive First Quarter 2012 Report

Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees heard a mostly positive quarterly report from Administrator Sandy Ward from the Performance Improvement System and Patient Safety Program.

Labor Department Offers $ To Boost Workers' Skills

A group of Wyoming community colleges has been awarded a $2.7 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to help unemployed or underemployed adults upgrade their work skills.

Berger Announces Run For Re-election

State Legislator, Rosie Berger, announced this morning she is planning to run for re-election.

New Councilor to be Sworn in Tonight

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New Councilor to be Sworn in Tonight

The Sheridan City Council has been one member short since the end of March when Councilor John Bigelow announced his resignation. After tonight's meeting, the Council will work shorthanded no more explains Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Weekly Poll Question: Should individuals applying for unemployment be drug tested?

Weekly Poll Question: Should individuals applying for unemployment be drug tested?

This past legislative session, state lawmakers voted down proposed legislation that would have allowed for drug testing of welfare recipients. It appears legislators will consider a similar bill next year that would call for drug testing of those seeking unemployment benefits.

Johnson County Discusses Fuel Station Issues

Johnson County's soon to be built fuel station was discussed at the commission's last meeting, where it was decided that the $200,000 line item from this year's budget will have to be moved to next year's budget.