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April 24th, 2014

4th Annual Keystone Awards

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An overflow crowd showed up Thursday night to show respect and honor to four outstanding community members at the Keystone Awards held in the WYO Theater and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott brings us this story.

Celebrating Earth Day in Sheridan

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

While Earth Day was officially this past Tuesday, April 22, a special Earth Day celebration is scheduled to take place Saturday at the RENEW campus at 1969 South Sheridan Avenue and the adjacent South Park.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Saturday is your chance to safely dispose of any unused or expired prescription drugs at the Drug Take Back event in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

School District's Withdrawal Won't Affect Joint Powers Board

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SEEDA Administrator Robert Briggs

Last December, representatives from Sheridan County School District #2 informed the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board that they'd like to withdraw from the board.

Buffalo Hosting Wyoming Chamber Partnership Conference

Angela Jarvis

This week Buffalo will be hosting the annual Wyoming Chamber Partnership's annual Spring Conference.

Chambers of Commerce from around the state will be here for training, see a new community, do a little networking, and something new this year, an awards ceremony that will be attended by Governor Matt Mead.

Juvenile Mentoring Program Seeks Grant Match, New Home

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Johnson County's Juvenile Mentoring Program has been active for two years and been successful according to County Attorney Ken DeCock, who approached the county commissioners this week to seek financial support for a grant application, and to make the county aware that with the old jail site slated

Construction Begins On NW Water Pipeline Project

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook reported to the city council that the NW Water Pipeline Project has officially begun construction, with 240 feet of pipe installed in the ground the first day of construction Tuesday, April 15th.

Mayor Says Public Sector’s Strong

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey gave his speech during a recent Chamber lunch. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

As a continuance to a speech on the state of Sheridan’s economy, Mayor Dave Kinskey said recently that the public sector is thriving.

Sheridan County Profits from Lake DeSmet Deal

Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley gave us the news. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Lake DeSmet lease agreement signed Wednesday by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Johnston County now releases Sheridan County from any responsibility for the lake.

Brinton Show Features Illustrationist

The Brinton Museum in Big Horn is open for the 2014 season with a show by illustrator Zach Pullen. Museum Educator Barbara McNab talked about the artist.