Archive - Feb 18, 2019

Wyoming's Cloud Peak Energy Cuts 15 Salaried Jobs

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — One of Wyoming's largest coal producers has cut 15 salaried jobs, including most of its lobbying team.

Clara Leno Celebrates 102 Years

Grandson Mike Leno, left, and son Darrel Leno join Clara Leno in celebrating her 102nd birthday. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Clara Leno celebrated a milestone Monday.

Donald Larsen

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Donald Franklin Larsen, 86, of Sheridan, went to be with his Savior, Jesus, on February 16, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

February Women's Health Forum Thursday

Dr. Mark Schueler

The Women's Health Forum for the month of February will be offered this Thursday, but those wanting to attend need to register Tuesday.

One Cent Special Purpose Tax Begins in April

The City of Buffalo had a ballot measure in the November 2018 election for a special purpose one-cent tax that would pay for improvements and infrastructure of city streets and roads, which the voters in the county approved.

County Will Now Charge For Fingerprint Cards

Johnson County will now charge a $5 fee for fingerprint cards, after the county commission approved a request from the sheriff's office to set the fee.

Mary Pergakis

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Mary Pergakis, 90, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the Westview Health Care Center. Mary Pergakis was born March 26, 1928 to Felix and Antoina (Montosa) Juanes. She was the oldest of 8 children, 6 girls and 2 boys. Mary was born in Stockton, CA, but grew up in the Bay area.

Charles Firnekas

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Funeral services for Charlie Firnekas, 83 year old Kaycee resident who passed away Wednesday at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, will be held Thursday, February 21st at 2:00 p.m. at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center in Buffalo with Mike Lavato officiating. Visitation will be at the Harness Funeral Home on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Women Suffrage Day Bill

Wyoming is known as the Equality State and a big reason for that relates to women.