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February 14th, 2011

Buffalo Development Association: What next?

Now that the public has spoken recently about their desire to not have the carousel located downtown in Crazy Woman Square, and now that Olin Turner, President of the Buffalo Development Association, has submitted his resignation, the question that rises to the top is, “What next?”

School Board to Discuss Legislation

Dr. Rod Kessler

The Johnson County School Board will have their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night and will, among other things, discuss Legislation currently being discussed in Cheyenne.

February 13th

Cancer Center Expansion Plans Moving Forward

Design plans for the expansion of the Welch Cancer Center in Sheridan continue to progress. Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty gives us the update on how things are going.

City Construction Projects Will Be At a Minimum This Year

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The City of Sheridan funds their construction projects annually using 50% capital facilities tax monies and 50% state grant funding. City Public Works Director Nic Bateson explains that the City has taken a major cut in state grant funding.

Dance the Night Away

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Firefighter Jon Syring dances with his daughter Maddy at the 4th Annual Fireman's Ball. (courtesy photo)

There’s just something about a man in uniform that will turn most any woman’s head, and there was a lot of head turning from both genders Saturday night, as well over 150 people attended the semi-formal Fireman’s Ball at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

February 13th

Changes in Store for Sheridan County Fair

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

This year's Sheridan County Fair will have a bit of a different look to it as there has been some new entertainment that has been added to try and attract a wider array of people to the Fair. Facilities Director Melissa Albrecth explains.

Bluegrass Open Mic Begins Tuesday Night at Senior Center

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Bluegrass Open Mic Begins Tuesday Night at Senior Center

The 3rd Tuesday of the month has been designated as Bluegrass Open Mic Performance night at the Sheridan Senior Center, the first of which will be this Tuesday evening. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins.

State Legislature Turns Down $38 Million From Feds

State Legislature Turns Down $38 Million From Feds

Federal money offered to Wyoming for unemployment benefits will go to other states. The Wyoming House rejected a plan to use 38-million dollars in federal funding to extend benefits to those experiencing long-term unemployment, and to keep benefits in place for those in re-training programs.

Senator Schiffer Bill to Help Small Business

Senator John Schiffer of Kaycee

Senator John Schiffer is working on two bills, one having to do with Veterans Tax Exemption, and one he is co-sponsoring with Representative John Botten. He describes the latter.

February 11th

Sheridan College Tax Assistance Begins Today

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Sheridan College Tax Assistance Begins Today

Business students at Sheridan College will hold the first of eight sessions today where they'll be offering free tax preparation. The tax assistance is for those with an annual income of less than $50,000 with relatively simple returns.