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July 3rd, 2011

Barrasso Talks Debt Negotiations

Senator John Barrasso appeared on MSNBC recently, criticizing Democrats and President Barack Obama for their proposal to raise the national debt ceiling.

July 2nd

U.S. 14 Now Open Between Greybull and Sheridan

A temporary detour has allowed US 14 to open for the holiday weekend.

The two-lane detour that was constructed to bypass the slide that closed U.S. Highway 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull on June 13 is now open.

Wyoming-Park Project Groundbreaking

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Ground was broke Friday on the Wyoming-Park Project in Sheridan.

City of Sheridan officials held the groundbreaking for the Wyoming-Park project at the corner of what is best known as "malfunction junction" Friday.

Michael Benjamin Sentenced

Benjamin receives suprevised probation and intensive inpatient treatment on a count of Felony Domestic Battery.

41-year-old Michael Benjamin was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on two Counts. For Count 1, Felony Domestic Battery, he received two to four years in prison, suspended, with four years supervised probation.

July 1st

City Department Heads Meet to Discuss Rocky Mountain Recommendation

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The department heads for the City of Sheridan met for nearly three hours Friday morning to discuss the panel committee's recommendation of Rocky Mountain Ambulance Service to provide EMS to the citizens of Sheridan.

Sheridan woman first from Wyoming to serve twice as ambassador

Jeanine E. Jackson, of Sheridan, was confirmed by the Senate Thursday as Ambassador to the African Republic of Malawi, making her the first person from Wyoming to serve two times as an ambassador.

122 New Laws Are Now in Effect In Wyoming

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Changes are in effect to the way Law Enforcement can handle DUI stops.

There are now 122 new laws in effect in Wyoming that range from sex offenders now having to provide their physical address of their school or work as well as their email addresses and phone numbers; to a law allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without a permit.

City of Sheridan Now Has One More Bar and Grill License

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The City of Sheridan now has one more available Bar and Grill License.

In order to meet the state's growing population, the Wyoming State Legislature this past session passed a bill to expand the number of bar and grill liquor licenses available to municipalities.

Jo Co School Board Approves Bid for Electronic Keys

The Johnson County School Board approved a bid for a district-wide electronic entry system for the schools.

Blood Drive July 5th in Buffalo

United Blood Services will be in Buffalo next week for another blood drive. Mike Frigon, Senior Donor Recruitment Representative for UBS, said the Buffalo community has always been a big contributor to the blood drives.