Mavrakis Should Be Swimming with Trout

A local pond should be well-stocked with trout. Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Cold Waters for this Year’s Jackalope Jump

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Nearly a decade’s long tradition, Sunday’s Jackalope Jump featured 15 jumpers plunging into ice cold water in a pool set up in Whitney Plaza. A fundraiser for Special Olympics, organizer Carrie Pilcher said the Jackalope is a statewide event.

Spring Fair

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Saturday, over 40 vendors from Sheridan, Rozet, Buffalo, and Powell were on hand for the annual Spring Arts and Craft Fair held in the Exhibit Hall of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

RECAP: Fish Restoration Project Proves Successful

A program detailing the fish restoration project for Clear Creek in Sheridan County was presented this week by regional fisheries biologist Bill Bradshaw. Here’s his recap of the program.

BPD Report: Alcohol Compliance Check Nets One Sale

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the Buffalo City Council that officers had performed alcohol compliance checks and that they would be assisting with the upcoming Easter Egg Hunt next weekend.

Mayor Heath Won’t Seek Another Term

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath made the announcement Friday that he won’t be running for the position of mayor of Sheridan in this year's election. Heath said that it’s time for some new blood at City Hall.

Wyoming Could Hunt Grizzlies in Fall of ’17

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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a draft grizzly bear conservation plan Tuesday that could result in a proposal to hunt bears as early as the fall of 2017.

SAWS Joint Powers Board Still Eyeing Consolidation

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board continues to weigh the options of consolidating to have the City of Sheridan take over full ownership of the water system that serves both city and county residents.

Hicks Wraps 'State of County' With Upcoming Projects

Johnson County Commissioner Jim Hicks, during his portion of the State Of The County Address Wednesday, discussed how the commissioners have supported economic development in the region.

Hicks then moved on to talk about projects the county will either be working on this year or in the very near future.

City Council Tables Second Read of Sign Ordinance

Buffalo's City Council voted to table the second reading on Ordinance No. 1382, which will amend existing code concerning transient merchants conducting business within the city during special events.