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January 20th, 2020

Presentation to Focus on Human Trafficking Awareness

Compass Center for Families will present a class on Human Trafficking and Exploitation later this month in Buffalo.

Tourism Promotion Grants Available Through JCTA

The Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2020 Johnson County Tourism Association's Tourism Promotional Grants.

Body of Hardin Teen Found Near Rest Stop Where She Went Missing

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According to, Big Horn County Sheriff Lawerence Big Hair confirmed late Monday afternoon that the body of 16-year-old Selena Not Afraid of Hardin was found Monday morning about three quarters of a mile from the rest stop on Interstate 90 where she went missing.

Work on Schiffer Could Start in March

Work could start on the Schiffer Collaborative School in March. (Site schematic)

Depending on the weather, construction of the new John C. Schiffer Collaborative School building could start in March.

Business Council Offers Help to Preserve Historic Buildings

Owners of historic commercial buildings can get financial help from the state for preservation efforts. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Owners of historical commercial buildings located in traditional downtown districts may be eligible for funds to help preserve those buildings.

27th Leadership Sheridan County Starts Jan. 31

The 27th class of Leadership Sheridan County, a program of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, will start with orientation on Jan. 31.

Akers Highlights 2019 BRE Committee Events

At the recent Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, the Chair of each of the 5 Chamber standing committees gave a presentation recapping their work in 2019. Today we take a look at the Business Retention and Expansion Committee.

Planning for Flying with United Express

For over a week now, commercial flights in and out of the Sheridan County Airport have been handled by the new state chosen provider United Express.

Jennings Talks Bills He Plans to Bring

In three weeks, the 2020 Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature will get underway. During the 24 day gathering, the titular biennial budget bill will take center stage for the State Legislators but other bills can and will be brought as well.

Wyoming U.S. Senate Race Takes Interesting Twists Among Lummis, Cheney, Friess

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This past week has been an interesting time for Wyoming politicians Liz Cheney, Cynthia Lummis, and Foster Friess.