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June 21st, 2011

Sheridan City Council Approves Budget Resolution

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The Sheridan City Council adopted a $28.4 million budget Monday night.

After months of department cuts and countless work sessions and meetings to come up with ways to balance the budget, The Sheridan City Council approved a $28.4 million budget.

NEA – RA in Chicago: Priority Schools

Kathryn Valido, President of the Wyoming Education Association

Monday we reported that the Wyoming Education Association will be taking over thirty delegates to the National Education Association Representative Assembly, held this year in Chicago.

Slide Causes Continued Closure on U.S. 14

U.S. Highway slide area 31.5 miles east of Greybull. (Photo Courtesy WyDOT)

A media release Monday evening from WyDOT's Region 4 Public Information Specialist, Ronda Holwell, indicates that U.S. 14 remains closed about 31.5 miles east of Greybull at about 100 feet of the road way.

Superintendent's Administrative Assistant Retires

Leah Olafson smiles for the camera at her final Sheridan School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting. Olafson served the District for over 30 years, the last as Administrative Assistant to Superintendent Craig Dougherty.

A fond farewell was said to Leah Olafson at Monday's District 2 Board meeting.

What's Next for Sports Complex?

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The Johnson County Recreation District Board denied a funding request from the group responsible for trying to bring a new sports complex to the city, but that hasn't killed the project, according to Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery, who is helping the group organize, get approved and acquire funding for the project.

Buffalo Council to Adopt Budget on Final Reading

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The budget for fiscal year 2011-2012 for the City of Buffalo is expected to be approved on third and final reading at their regular council meeting Tuesday afternoon.

June 20th

Buffalo Man Dies in Crash into Creek

A makeshift memorial stands near the site of the fatal crash in Buffalo.

A one-vehicle accident late Saturday night claimed the life of the driver, 21-year old Kristopher R. Graham of Buffalo. According to Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman, a call came in to the dispatch center about 11:17 pm of a vehicle upside down in Clear Creek in the vicinity of the Busy Bee Cafe in downtown Buffalo.

KROE Wins Station of the Year

Another great year for Sheridan Media at the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters Convention & Awards in Jackson.

The Wyoming Association of Broadcasters held their annual convention and awards banquet in Jackson over the weekend, and Sheridan Media fared well.

Sheridan College Working to Connect Ag Program with UW

Sheridan College already offers programs that connect with the University of Wyoming to make the transfer process easier when it comes to earning degrees higher than associates, and the community college is working to add more.

Chrome Cowgirls Ride into Sheridan for Charity

Twenty-two leather-clad women on Harleys made their way up through northern Wyoming, stopped in Story, and finally arrived Saturday afternoon at the Trails End Motel for the annual Chrome Cowgirls Charity Run.