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June 27th, 2012

Open House for Flood Insurance Rate Maps is Thursday

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The new digital flood insurance rate maps for Sheridan County are finished and there will be an open house this week where the public can view them. Officials from FEMA will be on hand to answer questions about the maps, which were recently completed by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Governor Mead Expresses Grave Concerns about EPA’s Proposed Coal Regulation

Governor Mead Expresses Grave Concerns about EPA’s Proposed Coal Regulation

In a media release issued by Governor Matt Mead's office, it states that the Governor says federal regulations are slowly and relentlessly smothering America’s coal industry.

TROOPERS WIN A THRILLER BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers have won 17 straight games after coming from behind to beat the Casper Drillers Tuesday night. They played behind all night and were able to come through for the 8-7 victory.

Casper took a 3-0 lead in the first inning and led 5-0 in the 4th inning before the Troopers started their comeback.

Down 7-6 in the bottom of the 8th with two outs Kalvin Eisenach hit a 2-run single to give the Troopers their first lead of the game Head coach Ben Phillips. The stay unbeaten in league play and are now 30-4 on the season.

Enzi Applauds Passing of FDA Safety and Innovation Act

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and Tom Harkin from Iowa praised the final passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act.

USFS Reminders For Cloud Peak Wilderness Visitors

The Bighorn National Forest Powder River District Ranger Mark Booth would like to remind visitors to the Cloud Peak Wilderness west of Buffalo that registration is required for anyone entering the wilderness area.

Sheridan Police Address Rx Drug Theft, Abuse

One of the staples of police work in Sheridan is the ongoing battle against prescription drug abuse. Already this week, officers responded to another report of stole prescription medications. Lt.

JCSD1 Awards Contract For Resurfacing Track At Grace Field

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at their Monday meeting, awarded the contract to resurface the track at George Grace Field to Renner Sports Surfaces of Denver.

Wyoming Among Top Spenders Per Pupil

U.S. Census Bureau figures show that Wyoming remained sixth in the nation in the amount of money it spends on public education.

Wyoming increased its per pupil spending by 4 percent during the 2009-2010 school year to $15,169 per pupil. That's up from $14,573 in the 2008-09 school year.

Buffalo Council Approves Senior Center's Furnace Repair

The Buffalo Senior Center put in a request to the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week for approval to repair the furnace in the city-owned building.

Mayor Randy Dyess and councilman Russ Humphrey brought the request before the council.

Sheridan County Museum Reports Increased Visitation

The director of the Sheridan County Museum, Nathan Doerr, appeared on Public Pulse on Newstalk 930, KROE, and reported an upswing in visitors so far this year.