May 7th, 2013

Jo Co OKs One Percent Recomendations Minus One

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners approved the recommendations from the One Percent Committee to fund various entities, minus the committee's recommendation to fund Arts Along The Bighorns.

Buffalo Council Awards Bid For Cemetery Road Pathway

The Buffalo City Council awarded the contract to build the pathway along Cemetery Road to ICM, or Intermountain Construction Materials.

No Reported Problems at SHS Prom/After Party

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No Reported Problems at SHS Prom/After Party

The Sheridan Police Department had a presence at Saturday's Sheridan High School junior and senior prom, and according to a media release from the SPD, there were no reported problems or incidents at either the dance or after party.

SM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Lummis Weighs in on Wednesday's Benghazi Hearing

SM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Lummis Weighs in on Wednesday's Benghazi Hearing (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

UPDATE 5/8/13: A follow-up story about Wednesday's hearing can be found at

Details surrounding a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last September - an attack that left four Americans dead - will be addressed Wednesday by the U.S. House Oversight Committee. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis is a member of that committee and spoke with Sheridan Media's Chris Foy in an exclusive interview.

Council Hears From One-Cent Recipients

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Tuesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session consisted of eight local non-profit agencies explaining in detail what it is they do and some of their accomplishments over the past fiscal year. Ward Three City Councilor Levi Dominguez.

Stamp Out Hunger This Saturday

The nation's largest one day food drive is set for this Saturday as the National Association of Letter Carriers annual food drive aims to “stamp out hunger”. Residents are asked to fill a plastic bag with non-perishable food items and set it by their mailbox on Saturday, May 11th for collection.

Over 310 Students to Graduate From SC Saturday

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The 64th annual Commencement Ceremony at Sheridan College will take place this Saturday at 1 o'clock a the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. In a media release from the College, it states that over 310 students will complete their degree requirements at Sheridan College this year.

April Snow Improves Wyoming Mountain Snowpack

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's mountain snowpack has improved greatly over the last month thanks to a succession of snowstorms over the last four weeks. But National Weather Service hydrologist Jim Fahey says runoff is still expected to be below normal in many areas this spring and summer.

Buffalo's HAZMAT Drill

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Johnson County Emergency Management held a HAZMAT drill last weekend to determine preparedness of local, state and Federal agencies in this type of drill. Emergency Management Coordinator for Johnson County, Marilyn Connolly, said the drill went very well.

Safe Cleaning Stops Hantavirus

The Wyoming Department of Health has issued a warning to ambitious spring cleaners to be savvy about preventing Hantavirus.