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September 2nd, 2011

Bison Sports Weekend Preview

The Buffalo High School sports teams will all be in action.
The Bison football team will open their season at Worland tonight with kickoff set at 6pm. The JV team will play at home Saturday against Glenrock.
The girls' swim team was at Gillette Thursday to take on Gillette and Newcastle.
The girls' varsity volleyball team will be at the Gillette Invite today and Saturday. The freshman and JV girls played Clearmont on Thursday.
The Bison golf team is at the Worland Invite. Round One was Thursday and they'll wrap up the tournament today.

Wind Taxation Discussed at Revenue Committee Meeting

State Representative Mike Madden

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo last week and discussed a number of tax issues, including wind taxation and possible changes to the model.

JCHC Project Nearly Complete, Next Phase Begun

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's facelift is still on schedule for its final completion date in early 2012.

September 1st

Dept. of Health: Prostate Cancer Screening Should Not Be Ignored

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Wyoming Department of Health wants to remind men the importance of prostate cancer screening.

Ed Schunk Celebration of Life Closes Big Horn Street Friday

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The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a request on Thursday to close one block of Johnson Street in Big Horn (adjacent to the Big Horn Fire Department shown by the red arrow) from 5 pm to 9 pm Friday, September 2nd for a Celebration of Life for long time resident and long time County Fire Warden Edward Schunk.

Special Commissioners Meeting Addresses Street Closure

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Thursday to consider closing one block of Johnson Street in Big Horn Friday for a Celebration of Life for past County Fire Warden Edward Schunk.

Value of Downtown Presentation: Maximize Tax Revenues with Dense Development

Joe Minicozzi of the Asheville, N.C. Downtown Association speaks Thursday morning at the Sheridan College Broadway Center. He stressed that small acre development in a downtown area can return much higher revenues than large acreage development. (photo by Brad Estes)

About 20 people attended a presentation which detailed the strategies of building a vibrant downtown with the emphasis that dense development will create the most revenue for taxpayers, Thursday morning at Sheridan College Broadway Center.

Letters to the Editor

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During last Friday's Jackson Electric Open Line on News Talk 930 KROE, several callers voiced their concerns and displeasure of how the Sheridan Press has been handling the letters to the editor.

Green Light on the New Cancer Center

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Soon the Welch Cancer Center will take on a new appearance as the contractor KWN Construction begins the pouring of the floor and walls. The project is about one-week ahead of schedule at the start of September thanks to the trio of CTA Architects Engineers, Vista West Engineering and KWN Constuction, LLC.