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June 8th, 2011

Buffalo Approves Budget Bill on Second Reading

The Buffalo City Council, at their regular meeting Tuesday, approved on second reading the annual appropriation, or budget bill, after some discussions.

Jo Co OKs Agreement for VOA Juvenile Services

The Johnson County Commission approved a new contract for Volunteers of America to continue providing juvenile probation and other services to the county at their meeting Tuesday.

June 7th

Have a Bubbly Good Summer

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At the Big Horn Campus last Friday everyone was having a bubbly good time as the teachers bid farewell to the departing students. Big Horn Elementary 3rd Grade teacher Nan Wallach was having lots of success getting her bubbles to blow as the teachers bid their students farewell on the last day of school.

SEEDA Work Session Focuses on Future of Childcare Center

SEEDA holds work session regarding the future of Hand in Hand Center.

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority held a work session Tuesday night to garner ideas from local groups on the future of the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan.

One Worm + Four Mouths = More Work

The "More Work" means that both robin parents are full time haulers of a lot of food during the 9 - 16 days the babies will spend in the nest after hatching. Robins usually lay four eggs and then stop so what you see here is typical. Like most birds, they lay one egg a day until their clutch is complete. Likewise, the eggs usually hatch a day apart in the order in which they were laid.

Commissioners Approves CUP for SAWS Clearwell Tank

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Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley

The Sheridan County Commissioners made quick work out of a short agenda Tuesday. Commissioners approved a Conditional Use Permit from the SAWS Joint Powers Board to construct a buried 1.5 million gallon concrete water tank adjacent to the current Big Goose Water Treatment Plant.

Sheridan City Council Addresses Cablevision

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The Sheridan City Council discussed the de-regulation of Cablevision at their meeting Monday night.

In June of 2010, New York based Cablevision purchased Bresnan Communications to the tune of $1.36 billion. Cablevision has elected to use the name Optimum, which is their brand for bundled services in their home metropolitan New York City Markets.

Serving Pie at Junior High

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Perhaps this is why counselors don't work in the school cafeteria on a regular basis. Look at how Counselor Mary Barbula serves pie to Assistant Principal Kim Anderson on the last day of school at Sheridan Junior High. During the last minutes of the school year most students were in the stands as a circle of students and faculty members tossed stuffed toys around until the music stopped.

Annual Spring Cleaning

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As the early morning sun peered through the new leaves of spring Debbie Bakel and her husband Richard from Loveland, Colorado were busy spring cleaning statues in the Sheridan Area. Here they are busy cleaning "Summit CEO's" by J. C. Dye that is part of Sheridan's permanent public art display thanks to a donation by Sheridan Media and the Sheridan Public Arts Committee.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 06/07/11

Dog & Cat Shelter / Heal Your Life Workshop w/ Elaine Burke