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June 2nd, 2014

Color Splash Offers Fun Dash

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The Color Splash Fun Dash added a little color to Kendrick Park Saturday and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was there and brings us this report.

This Week's Poll Question

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Hospice care is a special healthcare option for patients and families faced with a terminal illness. It's for those people who are critically ill and have six months or less to live and the goal is to alleviate suffering and manage symptoms. Sheridan currently does not have a hospice facility.

Support of Grant Application on Council's Agenda

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Last week we reported on a resolution approved by the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board to apply for a Business Committed Grant through the Wyoming Business Council that would allow for Vacutech to expand their business.

BRONCS / RAMS FOOTBALL CAMPS / TROOPERS AT HOME FRIDAY / ROCKIES DROP 7 OF 9

BRONCS / RAMS FOOTBALL OTA'S - Two local football teams heading to camps over the next two weeks. The Sheridan Broncs and Big Horn Rams football team will be competing in football camps at Chadron state college in Nebraska.

The Broncs will be in Chadron late this week while the Rams will be at the session that begins on June 11th.

Bronc Head coach Don Julian says they have great numbers ready to go to Chadron.

June 1st

AP News Update

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Council Discusses Dogs in Public Areas

Buffalo City Council

City Attorney Ben Kirven spoke to the city council concerning possible dog and/or pet restrictions in other public areas in the city, now that the council has decided Crazy Woman Square is a “dog-free” area.

Bike Buffalo Promotes Health, Safety, Fun

One of the bicycles given away Saturday at the Bike Buffalo event.

This year's first annual Bike Buffalo may not have drawn a lot of people in it's first year, but was a success nonetheless, according to organizers.

Willoughby Runs For County Commission

Betsy Willoughby

Betsy Willoughby has announced she will seek the Republican Party's nomination in the August Primary Election for one of two open seats on the Johnson County Commission.

4-H Superintendent to Start Cowless Dairy Program

You might see more of these red angus beef cattle around the area and less of the classic black-and-white holstein dairy cows as the number of commercial dairies has dropped significantly. But you may see one in someone's backyard, as more and more people are getting dairy cows for personal use. Photo by Hannah Stepenoff.

As more and more commercial dairies are closing across the United States and Wyoming, there has been an upswing in what is called urban or backyard cattle ownership—where people own one or few cows to create enough milk for personal use and not for a profit.

Officials Announce Flood Watch

There is a Flood Watch in effect for Johnson County through Sunday afternoon for streams and creeks along the central Bighorn Mountains, according to information released by Johnson County's Information Officer Marcy Schueler.

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible within the watch area.