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January 17th

Fire Destroys Shed on KROE Lane, No Injuries

Smoke rises from a shed on Kroe Ln. Monday afternoon. Crews believe smoldering ashes that were stored inside of it earlier in the day ignited combustibles and caused the fire. (photo courtesy SFR)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue contained a structure fire to a shed on the 600 Block of KROE Lane Monday evening, preventing the blaze from reaching the adjacent home, according to a media release from Fire Marshal Brian Songer.

SCSD2: Clean Audit, Bid To Advertise Meadowlark Furnishing

Sheridan County School District 2 board of trustees received a clean audit report and heard construction updates on Meadowlark elementary school at their regular meeting Monday night.

District To Meet With Governor Regarding Coffeen Funding

Sheridan County District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty

The Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night and received an update on funding for a potential new Coffeen Elementary school.

Occupy Protester Tells His Story

In late December, a well-known musician from Tensleep, Wyoming was arrested along with nine other protesters at the Occupy Iowa Caucus in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

City of Sheridan Receives Financial Report

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City of Sheridan Receives Financial Report

Half way into the fiscal year, the City of Sheridan received some good news Monday night as Treasurer Jennifer Reed provided the City Council with a financial snapshot of how the City has fared so far and what's projected for the rest of the year.

SHS Parent Advisory Meeting to Focus on Suicide Prevention

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The parent advisory meeting at Sheridan High School this week will focus on suicide prevention training for parents, students and the community as a whole.

Lummis to Sponsor Bill Fighting Sections of NDAA

Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo)

President Barack Obama signed the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act on New Year's Eve, and sections of this year's defense funding bill has some up in arms.

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering January 29

Angela Jarvis

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's annual Winter Gathering fundraiser is next weekend, and those attending will get the red carpet treatment. Literally.

New Sign Ordinance Now In Effect For Buffalo

Zach Montgomery

A new signage Ordinance, adopted last fall by the Buffalo City Council, has now taken effect, and the city's Planner and Building Inspector wanted to get the word out to the public.

Jo Co's First 2012 Baby Born at Home to Surprised Mom

Johnson County's first baby of 2012, Ricky Emil Nelson, Jr. Photo courtesy of Carol Jennings.

A Buffalo woman gave birth to a son, the first baby born in Johnson County in 2012, on Sunday, January 8th. That could be the story itself, but in an interesting twist, the mother had no idea she was expecting.