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September 19th

Buffalo Council Approves Second Resolution For Grant Money

At their meeting Tuesday evening, the Buffalo City Council approved a second Resolution, No. 1348, authorizing a grant application to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) for a reworking of South Burritt Street in the area of old High School Hill and the elementary and middle schools.

SD1 Aims for Public Preschool Programs

Sheridan County School District 1 is pioneering the idea of public early childhood education.

Over Halfway There

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Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young announces another gift that will go toward the Thorne-Rider Student Center renovation and expansion project. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young announces another gift that will go toward the Thorne-Rider Student Center renovation and expansion project. (Photo by Ron Richter)
NWCCD Board Chair Kati Sherwood talks about the College receiving another gift that will go toward the Thorne-Rider Student Center renovation and expansion project. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan College received another sizable gift that will go toward the capital campaign for the Thorne-Rider Student Center renovation and expansion project.

Gilead Fire Update: Little Growth, Same Containment

The Gilead Fire northwest of Buffalo has seen little growth in the last 24 hours and containment still sits at 38%, according to the latest media release from Incident Command this morning.

SCSD1 Preps For Accreditation Team

The staff and students of Sheridan County School District 1 have a big inspection coming up next month. Marty Kobza, Superintendent, explains.

Great Lakes Airlines Leaves Laramie; SkyWest To Take Over

Laramie will get a new air carrier starting in November.

The Laramie airport has decided to end its affiliation with Great Lakes Airlines and will instead be offering SkyWest as its carrier.

September 18th

Buffalo Council Approves Resolution For Grant Application

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Buffalo's City Council, at Tuesday's meeting, voted to approve Resolution No. 1347, to submit a grant application to the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC) to replace an existing outdated water supply line.

Buffalo Chamber's Oktoberfest Celebration Saturday

The Third Annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest will be this Saturday from noon to 6 in downtown Buffalo.

Chamber Director Angela Jarvis tells us more about the festival and the associated events.

County Approves Lease-Purchase Agreement

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Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller

The Sheridan County Road and Bridge Department will be receiving a new 2012 CAT all wheel drive motor grader thanks to a municipal lease-purchase agreement that was approved by the County Commissioners Tuesday.

Representative's Resignation Leaves Sheridan Republican Party in a Quandary

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Sheridan County Republican Party Chairman Jesus Rios

The Wyoming Republican Party State Central Committee was notifed by Governor Matt Mead Monday that Representative for District 30, Jon Botten has resigned effective September 10th, 2012. Sheridan County Republican Chairman Jesus Rios.