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September 15th, 2011

SAWS Looks to Replace Aging Booster Stations

Sheridan County Public Works Director and SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a resolution to apply for a Drinking Water SRF Loan through the state to replace eight old booster stations. SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger says that began replacing old pumps in 2007.

Coffeen Implements Programs to Improve Reading Scores

Coffeen elementary presented its annual elementary report to the Sheridan County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees at this week's monthly board meeting, with the goal of improving PAWS reading scores for next year.

NWCCD Revisiting Strategic Plan

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young told the Board of Trustees at their monthly meeting Wednesday night that the he will meet with college directors this Friday to discuss a new strategic plan.

September 14th

Easements Discussed for Various Buffalo Projects

Easements for current and future projects in and around Buffalo were discussed at last week’s city council meeting.

Jo Co Attorney Brings VOA Issues to Commission

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock approached the county commissioners for help in funding for Volunteers of America, and also the possibility of housing VOA workers in a county-owned space.

Buffalo City Work Dept. Makes Report to Council

City Works Director Les Hook reported on a number of projects at last week’s council meeting, and requested consideration of the purchase of a needed piece of equipment.

NWCCD Board Moves Forward Background Check Policy, Gets Update on Academic Center

(Sheridan Media file photo)

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's Board of Trustees moved along the proposed background check policy on second reading at their monthly meeting Wednesday night at Sheridan College.

Senator Enzi Comments on the passing of Malcom Wallop

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator for Wyoming Mike Enzi released the following comments regarding the news that former U.S. Senator Malcom Wallop had passed away at the age of 78 on Wednesday.

Local Delegation Sides With Option “A Improved” on Redistricting Plan

Senators Bruce Burns and John Schiffer

The local delegation representing Johnson and Sheridan County met Wednesday to determine the redistricting option that will be submitted to the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee next week.

Former Wyo. US Sen. Malcolm Wallops dies at age 78

Former U.S. Senator Malcom Wallop has passed away at the age of 78. (Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Senate Historical Office)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop has died at age 78. The Republican who served in the Senate from 1977 to 1995 fought for "Star Wars" space defense and for a tough anti-communist policy in Central America.