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February 20th

South Park in Sheridan Receives Honorable Mention

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson displays a special recognition award that South Park recently received. (Photo by Ron Richter)

South Park in Sheridan recently received some special recognition from the State of Wyoming. City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson explains.

Johnson County Wellness Group Meets For Discussions

Marilyn Connolly, Johnson County EMC

Johnson County's Wellness Group met for their quarterly meeting Wednesday and discussed topics ranging from evacuation planning to events and happenings with the individual member groups.

Johnson County OKs Resolutions To Clean TW Road Legals

The Johnson County Commissioners approved two Resolutions, Numbers 473 and 474, to clean up legal descriptions, easements, and rights-of-way on County Road 204, or TW Road.

Teen Substance Abuse on the Decline

The Wyoming Department of Health reports a new survey of junior high and high school students shows a decline of smoking and drinking among students.

Enzi Gets Technical On Guns, Paul Amendment

Wyoming Senator, Mike Enzi, is reaching out to his constituents to answer questions via video. The Senator said he hopes to maximize his reach to get his message out.

Wyoming Grants Guardians Reciprocity

Wyoming kids are growing up in nontraditional families in unprecedented numbers. Governor Matt Mead has recently approved legislation to simplify the legal status of older relatives, such as grandparents, who are acting as legal guardians to children or disabled adults.

February 20th

Ca$h Mob Takes Place Thursday at Sheridan Stationary

Ca$h Mob Takes Place Thursday at Sheridan Stationary (Photo courtesy of Flickr user freemoneyday)

The sixth cash mob event held by the Historic District Business Committee - a joint committee of the Downtown Sheridan Association and the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce - will take place Thursday at Sheridan Stationary.

Jury Convicts Medicaid Fraudster

A man from Laramie County has been found guilty of multiple counts of Medicaid fraud.

City to Apply for Grant to Extend Infrastructure in North Sheridan

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The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution to apply for a Community Readiness Grant through the Wyoming Business Council to extend infrastructure at the HI-Tech Business Park in North Sheridan. City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Buffalo Council Passes Sewer Rate Increase On Third Reading

Buffalo's City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, passed Ordinance No. 1360, raising the city's sewer rates 100 percent across the board.
As an example, residential rates will increase from $10.30 per month to $20.60 per month.