Archive - Apr 11, 2017

District 1 Budget Cuts to Affect Students

School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Marty Kobza, who's superintendent of Sheridan County School District 1, said the district has tried to keep budget issues from affecting students, but the latest round of budget cuts by Wyoming's legislators means that's no longer possible.

School District 1 Joins Coalition Suing State

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees and superintendent. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees Tuesday night declared the district part of a coalition that's suing the state of Wyoming for inadequately funding public education.

Russell Jones

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Funeral services for Russell Jones, 85 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly Friday evening at his ranch home in Johnson County, will be held from the Krause Funeral Home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with Pastor Janis Kinens officiating. Interment will be in the Pine Lawn Cemetery in Milwaukie with the American Legion and VFW will be in charge of military graveside rites. Donations in Mr.

Enplanements Down for March But Still Up for Year

The numbers were reported by Airport Manager John Stopka at his meeting with county commissioners Tuesday morning.

WYO Rodeo Launches Premium Whiskey with Bighorn Spirits

WYO Rodeo President Nick Siddle said the whiskey is a premium Canadian product that's aged for 12 years in oak barrels.

Public Open Houses Scheduled Regarding Electronic Sign Regulations

Representatives from the City of Sheridan will be hosting three open houses regarding electronic sign regulations. The meetings are meant to allow business owners and residents to learn more about electronic signage and provide feedback on possible options for new regulations.

Boston: The Documentary to Screen in Billings

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While a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, Producer/Director Jon Dunham talked about his new film that will be screened at select theaters next Tuesday. Entitled, Boston: The Documentary, the film takes a look at the Boston Marathon.

Tuesday 04-11-17

Boston Marathon Documentary / Ucross Foundation with Sharon Dynak

Victims of Spearfish, SD House Fire Cause of Death Revealed

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The 5 victims of a house fire that occurred in Spearfish, SD on April 1st, were killed by smoke inhalation. According to the Rapid City Journal, the victim’s identities and cause of death were determined by the Lawrence County Coroner's Office forensic medical examinations.

Tell Me Again, How Do People Stay Together and Be Married So Long?

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My recent column about couples celebrating long marriages sure generated a lot of comments. I thought these were wonderful. Here goes: