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September 2nd, 2011

JCHC Project Nearly Complete, Next Phase Begun

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's facelift is still on schedule for its final completion date in early 2012.

Wind Taxation Discussed at Revenue Committee Meeting

State Representative Mike Madden

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo last week and discussed a number of tax issues, including wind taxation and possible changes to the model.

September 1st

Dept. of Health: Prostate Cancer Screening Should Not Be Ignored

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Wyoming Department of Health wants to remind men the importance of prostate cancer screening.

Special Commissioners Meeting Addresses Street Closure

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Thursday to consider closing one block of Johnson Street in Big Horn Friday for a Celebration of Life for past County Fire Warden Edward Schunk.

Value of Downtown Presentation: Maximize Tax Revenues with Dense Development

Joe Minicozzi of the Asheville, N.C. Downtown Association speaks Thursday morning at the Sheridan College Broadway Center. He stressed that small acre development in a downtown area can return much higher revenues than large acreage development. (photo by Brad Estes)

About 20 people attended a presentation which detailed the strategies of building a vibrant downtown with the emphasis that dense development will create the most revenue for taxpayers, Thursday morning at Sheridan College Broadway Center.

Letters to the Editor

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During last Friday's Jackson Electric Open Line on News Talk 930 KROE, several callers voiced their concerns and displeasure of how the Sheridan Press has been handling the letters to the editor.

WGFD: New Senior Game Warden in Dayton

Dustin Shorma, recently took the position of senior game warden for the WGFD in Dayton. (Photo courtesy WGFD)

Dustin Shorma recently assumed duties of senior game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Dayton.

JCHC Posts Good First Month of New Fiscal Year

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

Johnson County Healthcare Center Administrator Sandy Ward reported to the Hospital Board at their monthly meeting Wednesday that the JCHC had posted its best month ever in July for gross revenues.

Buffalo Special Meeting Erupts Into Verbal Melee

Buffalo City Council. From left: Bruce Hepp, Russ Humphrey, Randy Dyess, Stan Lakin, Bill Hawley and City Clerk Julie Silbernagel.

A verbal exchange between council members erupted at the Buffalo City Council's special meeting Tuesday night where they were to have a second reading for a franchise agreement with Advanced Communication Technology, or ACT to provide high speed fiber-optic service to the city.

City, County Planners to Present Proposal on Engineer

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery and Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling will be presenting a proposal for a joint city/county civil engineer at both entity's meetings Tuesday, September 6.