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February 18th, 2013

Council to Consider Infrastructure Grant Application

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CORRECTION: CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET TUESDAY NIGHT DUE TO THE HOLIDAY

Chamber Director Comments on Raising Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama announced last week during his State of the Union Address he would like to see the national minimum wage raised to $9 per hour. Chamber of Commerce Director, Dixie Johnson, said the proposal has her pulled in two different directions.

February 18th

The 2nd Behind the Scenes Saturday

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Kirsten Arnold, collections manager at the Sheridan County Museum prepares artifacts.

It was another “Behind the Scenes Saturday” at the Sheridan County Museum. It's a time for people to get a closer look at what goes on at the museum, especially during the off season. Assistant Curator Sarah Ligocki...

This Week's Poll Question

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It's gone back to committee, but House Bill 112 has caused a few ruffled feathers especially for those that work in the service industry as waitresses and waiters. The bill would require employees to pool their tips and split it between other staff.

Enzi Brings “Listening Session” to Sheridan

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United States Senator Mike Enzi, (R), made a stop in Sheridan Saturday, hosting one of his across the state, “Listening Sessions.” Notebook in hand, Enzi wasn't there to give a speech, but rather to listen, collecting the common sense and concerns from Wyoming and taking them back to Washington.

Buffalo City Council Meeting Briefs

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard reports from each of the department heads.

Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported that he has issued nine building permits so far in 2013, up from the seven issued in 2012.

Johnson County Commission Approves Grants, Lease, Bids

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, approved a number of grants, leases, bids and other business.

Buffalo Senior Center's Pie Auction Raises $2,900

The Buffalo Senior Center had their annual Pie Auction Fundraiser Friday night, and unofficially raised just over $2,900 to benefit the Meals on Wheels and other programs at the senior center.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

February 17th

Senate Panel Endorses School Safety Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Senate Education Committee has endorsed a bill that would seek to improve safety in Wyoming's public schools.

House Bill 230 was approved unanimously Friday by the panel. The bill likely will go next the Senate Appropriations Committee.