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January 29th, 2015

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Search For New County 4-H Educator Continues

The search for the new 4-H Educator in Johnson County is continuing, but may be done within the next few weeks, according to Blaine Horn, with the University of Wyoming's Johnson County Extension Office in Buffalo.

School District Watching Legislature For Revenue Increase

Administrators and the school board from Johnson County School District One are watching this year's legislative session closely to see if an increase in revenue is in their future.

Finishes To Heritage Bridge Approved By Council

Buffalo Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report to the city council at their last meeting, and touched on a number of topics, including the kiosk at the Heritage Bridge, that was removed when the bridge was rebuilt as part of the Crazy Woman Square renovation project.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 30, 1915

Two burglaries have occurred in Sheridan during the last two nights.

Enzi's Bill Guarantees Critical Airport Funds

Believing that regional airports, like the one in Sheridan, should remain a viable option for travel, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming introduced legislation recently that would help guarantee access to critical funds for safety enhancements, efficiency improvements, facility upgrades and infrastructure projects.

Barrasso Introduces LNG Bill

A senator from Wyoming introduced a liquefied natural gas bill this week in hopes it would speed up the export applications and bring jobs to the state. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Blood Drive Still on in Sheridan

Nearly 160 units of blood have been collected in recent weeks in the Sheridan community, but more is needed, according to Sydney Galletti of the United Blood Services organization conducting the blood drives.

Governor Offers Condolences to Byrd Family

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RELEASE: From the Office of Gov. Matt Mead

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead issued the following statement on the passing of Elizabeth “Liz” Byrd.

Senator Kinskey Sponsors Collective Bargaining Bill

Wyoming State Senator for District 22 Dave Kinskey has sponsored a bill that would modify the definitions relating to collective bargaining for firefighters.