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April 24th

Riparian Management Open House

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AECOM Consultant Cameron Gloss (left), talks with several residents of Sheridan County at Tuesday's riparian management open house.

Sheridan County hosted the last of three public events Tuesday regarding code alternatives for riparian management within the County. The open house began with a discussion on the two options that have come to the forefront following public input from the last two workshops and from online input.

Classes On How To Protect Family Heirlooms Today

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo and the Trail End State Historic Site in Sheridan are offering classes today to teach people how to protect their family keepsakes and heirlooms.

Sheridan's Gender Wage Gap Among Worst

For every dollar made by a man in Sheridan County, women make 61 cents.

Women in Sheridan County make 61 cents to every dollar earned by men, which is slightly below the Wyoming statewide average of 64 cents.

Preliminary Hearing For Buffalo Councilman Gerard Today

Buffalo City Councilman Justin Gerard's preliminary hearing is scheduled for today in Gillette, stemming from his arrest last week on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Locals Volunteer To Spruce Up Buffalo's Downtown

Missy Anobile and Gabby Verger plant flowers downtown last Saturday in Buffalo. Photo courtesy of the BDA.

Last Saturday, April 21, The Buffalo Downtown Association’s Missy Anobile organized the clean up and planting of the flower boxes on Main Street.

FEMA Says Be Prepared for Severe Weather

This trampoline on KROE Lane didn't survive a severe thunderstorm last year in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Last year at this time the central and southern United States was being ravaged by one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.

First Light Celebrates Week of the Young Child

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First Light Children's Center Executive Director Ann Perkins

This is Week of the Young Child, which is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. First Light Children’s Center Executive Director Ann Perkins.

April 23rd

Checking In With Occupied Sheridan

Mel Logan, activist with Occupy Sheridan, pickets to end corporate corruption Saturday. Logan said the movement exists to ignite public dialog about national issues. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Occupy Sheridan movement had a comparatively strong showing at Grinnell Plaza over the weekend, with at least six participants picketing the downtown area.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

The Sheridan Police Department will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April, 28th. SPD Evidence Technician Steve Johnson explains how the initiative works.

Buffalo City Attorney Secures Water Line Easements

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council last week that easements for the water transmission line project that he has been working on for quite some time have finally been secured.