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Buffalo Chamber Ensemble Performs Tonight At Library

The music of Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini will be presented by the Buffalo Chamber Ensemble at a free concert Tuesday evening at the Johnson County Library.

The Italian cellist and composer is known for many works for string quartet, quintet, guitar, and for symphonies and concertos.

Schiffer: Let's Figure Out Highway Funding

Recent changes in federal funding have created a need for greater attention to the state's highway budget.

People's Assistance Food Bank Expands

The People's Assistance Food Bank on North Main Street in Sheridan has recently expanded its services. Director and founder, Dan Lick, explains.

Bestselling Author to be Keynote Speaker at Governor's Workforce Summit

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council has announced that Eric Chester will be the keynote speaker for the 8th annual Governor's Summit on Workforce Solutions. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans.

Wing, 68, Dies in Story Fire

One man died in a house fire in Story over the weekend. First responders were alerted to the residential fire at about 10:30 Friday evening and extinguished the flames to find the fire had claimed a life. Sheriff's Deputy, Cpl.

Dayton and Sheridan Search and Rescue Execute Save at Tongue River Canyon

The Tongue River Canyon turned treacherous this weekend when two hikers were caught in inclement weather. The Dayton Search and Rescue successfully extracted a stranded hiker from the canyon Saturday. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County Emergency Services were called to the Tongue River Canyon this weekend when some hikers ran into trouble.

A Celebration at Ucross

Ucross Founder Raymond Plank speaks to a crowd Saturday at the Ucross Foundation.
Ucross Founder Raymond Plank speaks to a crowd Saturday at the Ucross Foundation.

The Ucross Foundation held an Arbor Day Celebration over the weekend that included an early birthday party for the founder of Ucross, and a special book signing. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Poll Question Ponders the Spending of AML Funds

The Wyoming Legislature this past session approved the use of $10 million in Abandoned Mine Land funds to renovate the arena auditorium at the University of Wyoming. This week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridanmedia.com Poll Question addresses that decision by legislators.

Area Districts Granted Waivers For Student/Teacher Ratios

Dr. Rod Kessler

Twenty School Districts in Wyoming, including Sheridan County District 2 and Johnson County District 1 have been granted a waiver from the 16 to 1 student to teacher ratio in grades K-3 that was implemented by the State Legislature in 2011.

Commissioner Wildeman Recaps WCCA Meetings

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming County Commissioners Association Spring Meetings were hosted by Sheridan County's Commissioners last week, April 25-27.