Archive - May 2011 - News

May 17th

Is it Raining Enough Yet?

State Representative Rosie Berger

Many municipalities throughout Wyoming are facing a budget shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year. The City of Sheridan is in the midst of trying to come up with ways to close the $1.6 million shortfall that's been projected.

Barrasso Calls for All Americans to Get Obamacare Waivers

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso appeared as a guest on Fox News Monday, where he discussed the Obama Administration’s new round of annual benefit limit waivers from the President’s health care law.

Jo Co to Award Contract for Recycling Building Tuesday

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The contract to build the new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center will be awarded by the Johnson County Commission at their regular meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo's Citywide Cleanup Begins Wednesday

The Citywide Spring Cleanup for the City of Buffalo begins this Wednesday, May 18th and runs through Saturday, May 21st. The cleanup is an opportunity for citizens of Buffalo to take advantage of the City's generosity while they pay for people to take their trash, waste and junk to the County landfill for disposal.

Buffalo City Council to Present Budget Ordinance

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The annual appropriation bill will be presented for first reading at the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday afternoon. Ordinance No. 1348 will provide the annual budget for the City of Buffalo through June 30, 2012.

May 16th

Sheridan City Council to Address Sidewalks and Septic Tanks

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Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

City sidewalks will be an item that will be addressed by the Sheridan City Council this evening when they convene for their regularly scheduled meeting. Council President John Bigelow explains what the Council will consider.

Poll Question: Ambulance Service

Last Monday, the Sheridan City Council passed a resolution to accept proposals for ambulance service in the City.

Jo Co Commission Discusses Kaycee Mill Levy

Johnson County Commissioners

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, discussed the proposed mill levy for Kaycee to create a solid waste district for southern Johnson County.

Buffalo Man, Organization to Receive Awards

Jerry Osborn

“I made a difference to that one,” is the theme behind the Starfish Thrower Awards that will be presented to a number of people and organizations across the state next month, including Buffalo's Jerry Osborn and the Johnson County Wellness Group.

May 15th

Spring Clean Up Time For Sheridan County

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Waiting in line at the City Landfill for Trees for Trash.

Cooler temps on Saturday didn’t discourage Sheridan County residents from heading to the landfill or the parking lot of ERA Carroll Realty for the annual “Trees For Trash” event. And the trade-off was sweet: a free Nanking Cherry Tree in exchange for your junk.