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September 7th, 2012

Loss Prevention Group Advises Jo Co Commission

Officials with Local Government Liability Pool (LGLP) took a tour of the arena at the Johnson County Fairgrounds to inspect and give an opinion on the new railing system and also gave their opinion on how the county should proceed with their proposed fuel depot.

September 6th

TENNIS / SWIMMING / FOOTBALL AND THE REST OF THE WEEKEND SPORTS SCHEDULE

SHS TENNIS - Gillette swept the team matches in tennis action at Sheridan high school Thursday. The Lady Broncs dropped the dual 3-2 with Julia Fenn and Hailey Ligocki winning number one and number two singles.

In the boys dual Gillette took it 4-1 with the Bronc's Reed Ritterbusch winning in number one singles.

Today they host Cheyenne East those matches will start at 1:00 and then they take on Cheyenne Central at 4:00. They host Laramie and Riverton tomorrow

LADY BRONC SWIMMING - The Lady Bronc swimmers and divers host a dual today with Gillette at 4:00.

Artist Receptions in Triplet

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If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then there was plenty to behold Thursday night as three artist receptions were held throughout the community.

Not in My Backyard

Not in my backyard was an expression that was used frequently during Thursday night's Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

School District One Kicks-Off iPad Initiative

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Middle school students of Sheridan County School District One will have some new hi-tech gadgets to aid in the learning process this year, as the School District has kicked off an iPad initiative for the year. District One Superintendent Marty Kobza.

Gilead Now at 4,430 Acres, 5% Containment

(Photo Courtesy of Gene Sturlin)

The Gilead Fire burning burning 10 miles northwest of Buffalo and 8 miles southwest of Story is now at 4,430 acres as of Thursday night. The fire is also estimated to be 5% contained. Heavy smoke at times Thursday gave the impression that the fire had grown significantly.

UW President to Retire Next Year

UW President Tom Buchanan announces retirement. (Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan announced Thursday that he will retire at the end of summer 2013. Buchanan made the announcement during his “State of the University Speech”.

Shutting Down the Inn

The Sheridan Heritage Center Board of Trustees has announced that the Sheridan Inn and 1893 Grille and Spirits will cease operations effective October 1st.

Gilead Fire Management Team to Host Two Public Meetings This Weekend

The Gilead Fire Incident Management Team will host two meetings this weekend to update the public on the Gilead Fire which is located approximately 8 miles southwest of Story. Interested individuals are welcome to attend either meeting.

Local Mural Artists Recognized For Hard Work

Mural artists Jenny Wuerker, Aaron Wuerker and Marchel Kelly address those gathered for the presentation Wednesday afternoon.
The second mural that will be completed in the summer of 2013.

At Wednesday evening's Main Street Market in Buffalo, local artists Aaron and Jenny Wuerker and Marchel Kelly were recognized for their hard work on the mural on the Trading Post building facing Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo.