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June 11th, 2012

Johnson County Commissioner Speaks On Mining

With the filing of objections to a mining permit application for a gravel pit in the Shell Creek area northwest of Buffalo, questions have been brought forward as to whether the lack of zoning in Johnson County has contributed to a perception that stands against noise and air pollution and other associated problems with industry “have no teeth.”

G&F Recruits Summer Help

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has recruited three college students for summer work at the Story fish hatchery. Information specialist with the Game and Fish, Warren Mischke, said these interns will shoulder a big responsibility.

Buffalo Council OKs $13.9 Million Budget On Second Reading

At their meeting June 5th, the Buffalo City Council approved on second reading Ordinance No. 1357, the Annual Appropriation Bill in the amount of $13,883,607.

The appropriation is for FY 2013 from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

June 10th

Just A Matter of Love

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It was a balmy summer evening, just perfect for a picnic and that's what the one hundred-plus crowd did at the Sheridan Inn Friday night.

It was the first fundraiser of the summer to help with The Inn's operational costs and help stave off foreclosure of The Inn by the bank.

This Week's Poll Question

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently proposed a ban on super-sized sugary drinks to help combat obesity there.

SCLT Tours Kendrick K Ranch

In 1911 John B. Kendrick purchased the K Ranch acreage on which he had Sheridan's Oscar Husman family build the Kendrick Circle K Ranch house and adjacent buildings in 1925. The Circle K Ranch house area was the highlight of Saturday's Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) tour of east Sheridan County.

May Reports To JCHC Board Mostly Positive

At their last meeting May 30, the Johnson County Healthcare Cente Board of Trustees received mostly positive news concerning patient numbers, donations and the recruitment of a family physician.

The Amie Holt Care Center is holding steady at 39 residents through the month of May.

Learn How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a one-day seminar next Wednesday to help innovating minds copyright and protect their ideas.

Cabin Owners Can Help Stop Spreading Fires

Substantial wildfires have already claimed hundreds of acres across the state this year.

June 9th

Citizens Question Oil Industry Criticism

(AP) - The head of the Pavillion Area Concerned Citizens is questioning whether the top state regulator of oil and gas development should keep his job after he said greed is motivating people in the Pavillion area to blame gas development for polluting groundwater. John Fenton called on Gov.