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Reservoir Fire: Precip Calms Blaze, Closures Still in Place

After significant growth on Sunday September 11, and another surge on Monday, according to a release from the Forest Service Wednesday morning, the reservoir fire has grown to 1,243 acres in size burning northwest of Shell Reservoir in the Cloud Peak Wilderness.

Final Third Thursday Festival of 2011 is this week

The final Third Thursday Street Festival of the year will take place this week from 5 to 9 pm in downtown Sheridan.

Jo Co School District Posts Info On New School Project,

Johnson County School Board

Planning for the new elementary school in Buffalo that will begin construction in 2012 has already begun, and the first of a number of open houses designed to take public input on the design of the new school has been scheduled for next week.

Buffalo Adopts new Ordinances for Zoning, Subdivisions

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The Buffalo City Council has approved on first reading two Ordinances dealing with zoning and subdivisions.

Jo Co School Enrollment Up Over Last Year

Dr. Rod Kessler

Enrollment at Johnson County Schools, as we reported earlier this week, is at 1,303 students overall, up 61 students district-wide over the end of the school year in June of 2011.

Highland Park Elementary, 'Teaching Expected Behaviors'

Highland Park Elementary Principal Brent Leibach presented his school's PAWS scores from last year along with school goals for the upcoming year at District 2's board meeting Monday.

Bear Cloud Attorney Requests Supreme Court Overturn Murder Conviction

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Bear Cloud Attorney Requests Supreme Court Overturn Murder Conviction

Lawyers for convicted murderer Wyatt Bear Cloud of Sheridan have filed a motion with the Wyoming Supreme Court requesting that his conviction of 1st Degree Murder be nullified and his case retried in Juvenile Court.

First Parent Advisory Meeting at SHS Set For Thursday

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First Parent Advisory Meeting at SHS Set For Thursday

The first Parent Advisory meeting at Sheridan High School is scheduled for this Thursday. The topic of the meeting is “What Every Parent Needs to Know about High School”.

JAC Begins the Long Process of Hearing From State Agencies

Representative Rosie Berger

The Wyoming State Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee held the first of many meetings late last week in Cheyenne where the JAC discussed among other things, potential changes to the state employees' group insurance program; construction residency preference and the state employee compensati

Dept. of Ed. Holding Public Hearing on Proposed Seclusion & Restraint Rules Wednesday in Sheridan

The Wyoming Department of Education will hold a meeting to hear public comment about the proposed Chapter 42 Education Rules on Seclusion and Restraint Wednesday in Sheridan at Fort Mackenzie High School from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.