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December 20th

Public Comment Period Begins on Story Septic System Regulations

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

A 45-day public comment period is under way regarding the proposed supplemental regulations for Story area septic systems.

New Years Resolution: Quit Smoking

The Wyoming Department of Health suggests residents abandon smoking as a New Years Resolution for 2012 and offers a myriad of cessation resources at a low cost to help out.

Commissioners Award Contract for New Courthouse Hearing Room

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Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee' Obermueller

The Sheridan County Commissioners awarded the contract for a new hearing room at the Sheridan County Courthouse to O'Dell Construction in the amount of $368,700 Tuesday morning.

Two Overdue Hunters Found Uninjured

Sheridan Area Search and Rescue found two overdue hunters uninjured Monday morning after an search that lasted all of Sunday night and spanned the Clear Creek drainage from Steamboat Point down into Tongue River Canyon, according to the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office.

Enrollment Opens for First Light Children's Center

First Light Executive Director Ann Perkins

(Updated 12-21 with corrections)-- First Light Children's Center is now accepting applications for students as it prepares to open at the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority's facility on East Brundage Street.

Winter Storm Could Affect Wyo. Holiday Travel

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A winter storm could affect holiday travel in Wyoming later this week.

Delay Sought in Trial for Crow Triple Killing

Sheldon Bernard Chase (AP photo/FBI)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The defense attorney for a man accused of killing three family members on southeast Montana's Crow Indian Reservation has asked a federal judge to delay a trial scheduled to begin next week.

Trabing Road Project Goes to Advertising Stage

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming Department of Transportation officially began accepting bids on the Trabing Road repaving and straightening project on December 15th, and will continue accepting bids until January 12, 2012.

Buffalo Council Approves Buffalo Ridge Resubdivision

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

After some discussion and after a powerpoint presentation from developer and owner of Buffalo Ridge Subdivision Jason Beckner, the Buffalo City Council voted to approve Resolution No. 1332, a resubdivision request from Beckner to allow him to resubdivide some of the lots into smaller sections to allow for more affordable housing units to be built on them.

Buffalo Building Inspector Gets Additional Title

Buffalo Building Inspector/Special Municipal Officer Toby Rhoades

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades has been on the job just a few short months, but already has another title to add to his current one.