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March 4th, 2012

Poll: Doomsday Bill?

The Wyoming Doomsday Bill met its end by the slightest of margins last week in Cheyenne, but the idea behind it may have left some wondering whether or not such a measure might be necessary.

Legislature Enters Final Week of Budget Session

The Wyoming Legislature enters the final week of its 20-day budget session today as all bills passed Friday will have second reading.

Council to Address Mayor's Salary and SID for Commercial Park

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Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first meeting of March this evening. The Council will act on third and final reading of an ordinance to raise the Mayor's salary from $24,000 a year to $48,000.

HGTV “House Hunters” to Have a Sheridan Theme Tonight

HGTV “House Hunters” to Have a Sheridan Theme Tonight

Last year in December we told you about Sheridan resident Marion Niedringhaus being filmed by crews from HGTV for an upcoming episode of the television show “House Hunters”. The time for that episode to air has come, as it will debut tonight on HGTV.

Johnson County Commission Adds Grant Money To Budget

Money from Homeland Security Grants was added to the county's budget during the commission's last meeting February 21.
Fund 59 and Fund 60 appropriations were added as line items in the budget for local law enforcement/sheriff's office and for local emergency management in the county.

Johnson County Health Fair Held Saturday In Buffalo

US Senator John Barrasso

The annual Johnson County Health Fair was held this weekend at the fairgrounds in Buffalo, and was a success if based on the crowds that were in attendance.

Buffalo Police Chief Addresses Grant Money, K-9 Issues

BPD Police Chief Jason Carder

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder requested approval to apply for a speed enforcement grant, which the department has used before but must re-apply for as requested. The grant will help pay for overtime and other expenses associated with the enforcement.

Johnson County Attorney Backing New Judge Legislation

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

House Bill 26, introduced by the Joint Judiciary Committee, would give the Fourth Judicial District, Sheridan and Johnson Counties, a second judge to sit in Buffalo.

Bison Boys On To State, Kaycee Teams Stumble At State

Buffalo's boys' basketball team will travel to Casper Wednesday for the 3A State Basketball Tournament after finishing fourth at the Regional Tournament this past weekend.
Buffalo will face the #1 team from the west, Star Valley, at Casper College beginning at noon.
The Lady Bison opened their tournament with a loss to Rawlins and followed by beating Glenrock 49-35 in the consolation round before finally falling to Torrington 62-43 on Saturday. Their season is finished.

No Child Left Hungry

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(photo by Judy Hagerott)

Over $15,000 was raised as the “Food Group” held its first fundraiser Saturday night to replenish their cupboards, cupboards which feed hungry school kids over the weekend.