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June 27th

Open House for Flood Insurance Rate Maps is Thursday

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The new digital flood insurance rate maps for Sheridan County are finished and there will be an open house this week where the public can view them. Officials from FEMA will be on hand to answer questions about the maps, which were recently completed by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Governor Mead Expresses Grave Concerns about EPA’s Proposed Coal Regulation

Governor Mead Expresses Grave Concerns about EPA’s Proposed Coal Regulation

In a media release issued by Governor Matt Mead's office, it states that the Governor says federal regulations are slowly and relentlessly smothering America’s coal industry.

Enzi Applauds Passing of FDA Safety and Innovation Act

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and Tom Harkin from Iowa praised the final passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act.

Sheridan Police Address Rx Drug Theft, Abuse

One of the staples of police work in Sheridan is the ongoing battle against prescription drug abuse. Already this week, officers responded to another report of stole prescription medications. Lt.

Wyoming Among Top Spenders Per Pupil

U.S. Census Bureau figures show that Wyoming remained sixth in the nation in the amount of money it spends on public education.

Wyoming increased its per pupil spending by 4 percent during the 2009-2010 school year to $15,169 per pupil. That's up from $14,573 in the 2008-09 school year.

Buffalo Council Approves Senior Center's Furnace Repair

The Buffalo Senior Center put in a request to the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week for approval to repair the furnace in the city-owned building.

Mayor Randy Dyess and councilman Russ Humphrey brought the request before the council.

BOE Rules In Favor Of Johnson County In Tax Protests

The Johnson County Board Of Equalization heard two seperate 2012 property tax protests at the County Commissioner's meeting last week, ruling in favor of the county in both protests.

Sheridan County Museum Reports Increased Visitation

The director of the Sheridan County Museum, Nathan Doerr, appeared on Public Pulse on Newstalk 930, KROE, and reported an upswing in visitors so far this year.

USFS Reminders For Cloud Peak Wilderness Visitors

The Bighorn National Forest Powder River District Ranger Mark Booth would like to remind visitors to the Cloud Peak Wilderness west of Buffalo that registration is required for anyone entering the wilderness area.

JCSD1 Awards Contract For Resurfacing Track At Grace Field

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at their Monday meeting, awarded the contract to resurface the track at George Grace Field to Renner Sports Surfaces of Denver.