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Dining for a Cause Turnout 'Great'

A member of Frackelton's staff visits with customers during the Dining for a Cause event. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The lunch-time crowd for Monday's Dining for a Cause at Frackelton's was about twice what's normal for a Monday, according to restaurant chef Mike Adams.

District 2 Trustees Consider Resolutions

Trustees Chair Ann Perkins, left. At right is Trustee Craig Achord. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County School District 2 trustees are considering two resolutions that could affect Wyoming graduation rates if enacted into law by Wyoming lawmakers next year.

Riding the Wind with Waltman . . . “No Worries!”

Every once upon a time, a bucket list blessing seems to just drop from the sky. This time, though, it rose up to meet me from a basket and was seven stories high. . .

Funding Remains Problem for Education

Jillian Balow at the Republican Women's luncheon. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Oil and gas are coming up in terms of production, but there's still a funding gap, and Wyoming has had to pull money from the rainy day account to make up the difference between the education funding that's available and what the state is spending, according to Jillian Balow.

Summit Church Winter Sale Benefits Habitat For Humanity

Summit Wesleyan Church in Buffalo will be having their annual “Get Ready For Winter” sale this Saturday at the church.

Four Have Filed For Three JCHC Board Positions

Nicole Hobbs

In a recent interview with Sheridan Media, Johnson County Healthcare Center CEO/Administrator Nicole Hobbs touched briefly on the hospital board positions that are up for grabs during this year's general election in November.

Johnson County Approves TANF Grant Contract

The Johnson County Commission has accepted and approved a contract between themselves and the Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) for a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Grant in the amount of $50,000.

Museum’s Tidbit Program Set for Saturday

Photo Credit: Ron Richter

The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will begin their fall edition of the Tidbit series this Saturday morning at 10. The subject that youngsters will learn about is old-time photography, including some cameras, glass-plate negatives and photographs belonging to Elsa Spear Byron.

Is this biggest project in Wyoming history?

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The announcement Wyoming would be seeing a $5 billion investment in the FE Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne got me wondering:

Is this the largest financial investment of any single project in the history of Wyoming?

Wyoming city to keep money in bank despite fuels controversy

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RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — The city of Rawlins has decided to keep municipal funds at Bank of the West after the bank announced it would no longer do business with companies that it perceives as detrimental to the environment.