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July 25th, 2011

South Gateway Building Project Bid Approved

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South Gateway Building Project Bid Approved

The City of Sheridan recently awarded the bid for the South Gateway Building project to KWN Construction in the amount of $177,000. The building, probably better knows as the old Maverick store on the corner of Main and Coffeen will be the future home of the Downtown Sheridan Association.

Buffalo Hosts Second Sports Complex Workshop

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The City of Buffalo held the final public workshop on the proposed sports complex last Thursday at Buffalo High School.

Buffalo Council Approves Asbestos Removal at YMCA

Johnson County Family YMCA

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday, approved a request for funding to remove asbestos from the city-owned YMCA building.

NABO Events Bring Thousands to Buffalo

Basque dancers perform during the parade Saturday in Buffalo.

Everything Basque was celebrated this past weekend as NABO, the North American Basque Organizations, held their annual convention and festival in Buffalo.

Buffalo Council Approves Purchase of New Police Vehicle

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman

The Buffalo Police Department will be receiving a new vehicle after the City Council approved a bid for a 2011 Ford Expedition and a bid for installing the necessary equipment, for a total of $41,577.68.

July 24th

Sheridan Rec. District Considering Background Check Policy

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

The Sheridan Recreation District is in the process of developing a background check policy to preserve the safety and well being of the youth that participant in their programs. Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright.

July 23rd

Wyoming First Lady Donates Books Through Scholastic Reading Ambassadors

Pictured from left-right: Lucie Osborn from the Laramie County Library,daughter Mary Mead and and First Lady Carol Mead. . (Photo courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead and Publisher Scholastic recently donated 500 books to a summer reading program in Laramie County. Mead joined up with the Scholastic Reading Ambassadors program to encourage children to work on their literacy skills over the summer. Mrs.

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

(Wyoming News Service)- The City of Cheyenne is certainly celebrating more than Frontier Days right now, as they were recently named one of the top ten “Most Livable Cities in America” by AARP The Magazine, and were also featured in the USA Today.

SCSD2 Renews Contract with VOA for Detention, Suspension Program

Sheridan County School District 2 renewed its contract with Volunteers of America Northern Rockies during their board meeting this week to continue their A.C.E. (Accountability Change Education) program at the Old Woodland Park school.

July 22nd

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Wyoming because of spring and summer flooding. The action means the federal government will help the state pay for costs incurred from damaged roads, highways and other infrastructure.