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April 24th, 2012

Public Pulse - Tuesday 04/24/12

VA Hospital / State Superintendent Cindy Hill

April 23rd

Checking In With Occupied Sheridan

Mel Logan, activist with Occupy Sheridan, pickets to end corporate corruption Saturday. Logan said the movement exists to ignite public dialog about national issues. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Occupy Sheridan movement had a comparatively strong showing at Grinnell Plaza over the weekend, with at least six participants picketing the downtown area.

WYOMING COWBOY JOE / LOCAL SPORTS

WYOMING COWBOY JOE CLUB - The Wyoming Cowboy Joe club held their spring membership fund drive reception last night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

UW Athletic Director om Burman was on hand for last night's festivities.

Over the last decade new athletic facilities have been built and several renovated next on the list will be the 30 year old "Arena Auditorium" Burman says the renovation work won't start for a while.

And he says when the renovation is finished the "Double AA" will have a complete different look.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

The Sheridan Police Department will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April, 28th. SPD Evidence Technician Steve Johnson explains how the initiative works.

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

With the price of natural gas hitting a ten year low recently at $2.00 per million cubic feet, Governor Matt Mead has asked that all state agencies, with the exception of the Department of Health, prepare for 8% cuts to their budgets for fiscal year 2014.

Buffalo City Attorney Secures Water Line Easements

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council last week that easements for the water transmission line project that he has been working on for quite some time have finally been secured.

Weekend Soccer Stats For Buffalo High School Teams

The Bison and Lady Bison soccer teams both took care of business last Friday by beating their counterparts from Rawlins.
The boys beat the Outlaws 3-0 and the girls beat the lady Outlaws 9-0.

For the girls, Kaitlynn Armstrong scored two goals, and one each was scored by Olivia Spanos, Caley Stafford, Charlotte McIntyre, Teneil Schumacher, Caley Stafford, Sammy Burton and Rileigh Olsen.

Armstrong and Addi Verger had two assists each and Eklund, McIntyre and Jordan Snyder each had one assist.

Jenna Anderson had one save at goalkeeper for the Lady Bison.

Johnson County Awards Bid For CMAQ Dust Abatement

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took the recommendation from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) Dust Abatement contract to Oxford, Inc.

Investigation Of Former Jo Co Assessor's Office Closed

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock, in a media release Monday morning, said the investigation into the former Johnson County Assessor's office has now been closed and no charges will be filed.

Earth Day @ Woodland Park Elementary

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Annie Wollenzien's first grade class at Woodland Park Elementary did their part for Earth Day by touring the area around their school with refuse bags in hand "picking up trash." Earth Day was actually April 22nd but for these students it was Monday at almost high noon when they did their part.