July 9th, 2013

User Fees to Go Up for SAWS Customers

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved their budget for the fiscal year, which includes a 2 percent rate increase for SAWS customers. SAWS Administrator Dan Coughlin says the increase is part of the Joint Powers Board financial plan.

Sheridan's Bar Scene: Going Smoke Free?

Sheridan's Bar Scene: Going Smoke Free? (Photo by Ron Richter)

First it was the Mint Bar. Then late last month, the Rainbow Bar followed, putting up no smoking signs during a memorial service for longtime bar owner Don Townsend.

Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Illinois Street Rezone

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan Planning and Zoning Commission considered a rezone request from First Federal Saving Bank at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

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State Representative Mike Madden

July 8th

Draft RMP Available For Public Review Through BLM

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office has released the latest draft resource management plan (RMP) and supporting environmental impact statement (EIS) for a 90-day public review.
The revised RMP will replace the 1985 Buffalo RMP.

Buffalo's Second Annual 'Longmire Days' Taking Shape

Buffalo's second annual “Longmire Days” will be happening August 17th and 18th this year, and already it will be bigger, better and offer more fun things to do than last year's kickoff event.

Jo Co BOH Convenes For Second Quarterly Meeting

Johnson County Public Health

The Johnson County Board of Health met at the last County Commissioner's meeting for their regularly scheduled second quarter meeting.

Free Trolley Rides to the Rodeo

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(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will be offering some help in getting to and from the rodeo performances at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds this week. Chamber Director of Marketing and Communications Meredith Sopko explains.

Senator Barrasso Visits Sheridan Troops in Bahrain

Senator Barrasso in Bahrain visiting Wyoming National Guard Troops. (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Senator John Barrasso spent the 4th of July weekend visiting with Wyoming National Guard troops serving in Bahrain, several of them from Sheridan.

Scars Remain, Wildflowers Abound

The scars from last year's Gilead Fire are still visible from the Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness Area north of Buffalo. (Photos by Chris Foy)

The scars from last year's Gilead Fire are still visible at the Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness Area a few miles north of Buffalo. But adjacent to the dozer lines are dozens and dozens of wildflowers that have since spawned and matured.