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March 8th

Buffalo Council Approves New Roof For YMCA

Johnson County Family YMCA

At their meeting Tuesday, Buffalo's City Council tentatively approved replacing a portion of the roof at the Johnson County Family YMCA building.

Sign Up Deadline Today For Stars Of Tomorrow Contest

The Kiwanis Club of Buffalo will present the 54th Annual Stars Of Tomorrow Contest March 18 at Buffalo High School.

Johnson County To Vacate Lands, Road at Intersection

The Johnson County Commissioners received a report from County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer on the vacation of a section of road and other properties along Airport Road, stemming from the re-alignment of the road and intersection at North Main Street a few years ago.

Wyoming Moves Closer to Managing Wolves With Bill Signing

Governor Matt Mead signs the Wolf Management bill. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming has taken another step forward in managing wolves and having them removed from the endangered species list in the state as Governor Matt Mead has signed the Wolf Management bill.

March 7th

“The View From the Passenger Seat”

Cynde Georgen's photo exhibit, "The View From the Passenger Seat" is on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Library.

An artist's reception was held Tuesday night for Sheridan resident Cynde Georgen who's photo exhibit, “The View From the Passenger Seat”, is on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library mezzanine.

LX Bar Bill, Legislative Recap

The House passed legislation concerning the LX Bar Ranch (SF36) on third reading Monday with its funding in place, $280,000, and the bill to make the area a state park is on Gov. Matt Mead's desk. Representative Rosie Berger.

Lawmakers to Continue Evaluating Developmental Disability Waiver Program

Perhaps the lesser talked about aspect of the disagreement on funding between the House and the Senate at the legislature in Cheyenne was how to subsidize the Department of Health's developmental disability waiver program in order to reduce the wait time for those who apply. Rep. Rosie Berger.

eBooks Available at Library, More Coming Soon

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library (Sheridan Media file photo)

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library now has eBooks that can be read on a variety of devices, and an even wider collection is on its way.

Commissioners OK Surveillance System at Fairgrounds

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Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier

Soon the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be equipped with a state of the art surveillance system in an effort to cut down on vandalism. Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract with Collins Communications Tuesday in the amount of $25,635.68 to install the system over the next few months.

Buffalo Council Approves Microbrewery License

At their meeting Tuesday night, the Buffalo City Council approved a request for a microbrewery license for Clear Creek Brewing Co, LLC.