Archive - Mar 2011 - News

March 7th

Representative Botten Comments on Legislation He Co-Sponsored

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State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten co-sponsored a couple pieces of legislation that will go a long way in helping the State's economy for years to come. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has part two in a series with the representative.

Auditor: Johnson County 'Doing All the Right Things'

Johnson County's Commissioners were given the report on their annual audit at last week's meeting, and the findings were good overall.

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Tuesday in Buffalo

The 27th annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be happening Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church's Rec Hall in Buffalo.

Music Recital Tuesday in Buffalo

Music Teachers from Johnson County and the Buffalo Music Study Club will present their students in a Spring Recital Tuesday evening in Buffalo.

March is Disability Awareness Month

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Monday morning Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey read a proclamation on the front steps of City Hall proclaiming March as Disability Awareness Month in Sheridan. Over 20 clients from RENEW were on hand for the event, which included the ringing of the bell in front of City Hall.

Native Americans Invited to Auditions

In January, we reported that the cable television network A & E is getting set to film a pilot series called “Longmire,” based upon the mystery novels written by Ucross resident Craig Johnson. Integral to the story lines are Native Americans, including the major character of Henry Standing Bear.

March 6th

Poll Question: Rising Gas Prices

The continuing turmoil in the Middle East, especially those countries with whom the United States has oil agreements, has triggered gas station owners around America to raise their prices at the pump.

Crime Victims' Bill of Rights

Victim Advocate Rhonda Weber, as a representative of the Sheridan Advocacy & Resource Center, was a guest on the Thursday edition of Public Pulse. The focus of her visit was to discuss crime victims' rights.

Representative Botten Reflects on His First Session

Today we begin a series with State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter recently sat down with the Representative to get his thoughts on his first legislative session.

City Council To Hear Subdivision Request and Financial Update

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The Sheridan City Council will address a request to re-subdivide 7.2 acres of the Sugarland South addition. The request is from the owners of the Albertsons shopping center development and it would create four lots out of two existing lots for possible future commercial development.