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April 8th, 2014

YMCA Must Wait Another Week For Funding

Johnson County Family YMCA

Johnson County's Commissioners decided to allow the Johnson County Family YMCA to use $100,000 in funds the commissioners set aside for use on their proposed expansion project, but the “Y” must wait another week on a decision by the library on whether or not they intend to join the YMCA's upcoming public survey.

Dog Park Public Meeting Draws Mixed Opinions

Everyone was encouraged to give their opinion on the proposed dog park.

The Vision Buffalo Commission (also known as the VBC) hosted a public informational and support meeting on a proposed new dog park for the City of Buffalo at City Hall Tuesday evening.

Planning For Car Club Tour To Kaycee Sunday

The Sheridan and Johnson County Model A and Pioneer Car Club will meet on Sunday, April 13th at the Country Kitchen in Sheridan.

Commission Considers Coroner Salary

After decades of paying the coroner a flat fee per case, the Sheridan County commissioners are considering a salary for the elected official.

Turkey Hunters Should be Able to Bag a Bird

Bud Stewart is one of the state's game officials in Sheridan.

Wildlife officials say turkey hunters in Hunt Area 3, which includes the counties of Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell, should have plenty of wild turkeys to pursue this spring because populations are generally in good shape.

OSHA Hearing Examines Silica Dust Risks in Fracking

OSHA just wrapped up nearly three weeks of hearings on a proposed rule to limit workers' exposure to silica dust. Hydraulic fracturing, which is done in Wyoming, was one of the industry exposures examined, along with general construction, masonry and foundries.

Rios Named to City Council

Sheridan businessman Jesus Rios has been elected to finish out the unexpired term of Levi Dominguez on the Sheridan City Council.

Energy Company Recognized for Supporting Education

An energy company that operates a coal mine 35 miles north of Sheridan and contributes to the technical programs at the community colleges of both Sheridan and Gillette has been recognized nationally for its commitment to education.

Governor Calls Unemployment Rates Positive Signs

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead says the latest unemployment figures show the strength of Wyoming and he believes the economy will continue to expand.

April 7th

A Look Back in Time: April 8, 1914

County Clerk Floyd has been directed by the commissioners to write to the state board of charities and reform, and apply for some convict labor for Sheridan this summer.