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June 30th, 2011

Lake DeSmet to Host 'Light Up the Lake' Saturday

The Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet is having the first of what is hoped to be an annaul event, the “Light Up the Lake Boat Parade” this weekend. The idea is for participants to decorate their boats in lights and have a parade on the water Saturday night.

Jo Co School District Retires Bonds from Books

Johnson County School Board

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District Board of Trustees voted to allow bonds taken out in 2004 and 2005 to be retired. The $8.5 million bonds were for the new Kaycee School and Buffalo High School built within the last six years.

June 29th

Panel Committee Needs One More Day

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RFP Panel Committee Members from left to right: Council President John Bigelow; City Clerk Scott Badley; Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens.

No recommendation was made by the three person panel committee that is in charge of reviewing the proposals that were submitted to the City of Sheridan for providing ambulance service to the City.

VOA Launches Historic Capital Fundraising Campaign

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VOA Launches Historic Capital Fundraising Campaign

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies have announced that they have begun the largest fundraising campaign in their 25 year history, as work is underway to raise $3.2 million for a new men's substance abuse facility in Sheridan. VOA Director of Development PJ Treide.

Governor Mead To Meet With Salazar, Ashe on Wolf Issue

Governor Mead to meet with Secretary Salazar about wolf issue in the next thirty days.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official Dan Ashe will travel to Wyoming within the next thirty days to meet with Governor Matt Mead about wolf management.

Pyrotechnics Planning for Equestrian Center

The public is invited to Bruce Burns' annual Fireworks Extravaganza at the Big Horn Equestrian Center on Monday, July 4th.

It's been well over twenty years since Senator Bruce Burns began sharing his love of pyrotechnics with the community at the annual July 4th Fireworks Show at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

Operation Independence Campaign 2011

Rindy West, Director of Development for the Sheridan Senior Center

Twice a year, the Sheridan Senior Center holds two major fund-raising campaigns. One is the Holiday Spirit Campaign which is conducted in November and December; the other, in conjunction with America's Birthday July 4th, is the Operation Independence Campaign.

Wyoming Considering Oil and Gas Rate Adjustments

Wyoming Considering Oil and Gas Rate Adjustments

The Office of State Lands and Investments, the state agency that oversees Wyoming’s royalty rate for oil and gas leases on state lands will soon look at upping the rate.

Barrel Racers to Invade Jo Co Fairgrounds This Weekend

The Kick 'Em Up Cans Barrel Races will happen this Saturday and Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds Arena.

Buffalo Accepts Bid for New Police Vehicle

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting accepted a bid for a new police vehicle and a bid for outfitting the unit with lights, radios and other needed equipment.