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August 7th, 2011

Council President Expects Total Cooperation

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Rick Ballard and Marc Ketcham with Rocky Mountain Ambulance

Over the weekend we reported on a media conference that was held Friday by City of Sheridan department heads to provide an update on how things faired during the first week of RMA providing EMS to the citizens of Sheridan.

Poll Question: Do you support the debt-ceiling plan recently passed by Congress?

The long-debated debt-ceiling plan was passed by congress last week, and Wyoming legislators have voiced their opinions about the plan.

Jo Co Fair and Rodeo Wraps for 2011

Sheridan Media was well represented at the 2011 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Parade last Saturday.

The 2011 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo wrapped up its week-long run this weekend with the rodeo performances Saturday and Sunday, the Junior Livestock Sale Saturday night, and the main event this weekend, the Fair and Rodeo Parade Saturday morning.

Buffalo Waives Permit for New Courtroom Facility

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, voted to waive the building permit fee for the county's new courtroom facility, which is scheduled to begin construction later this month.

Jo Co Extends Agreement with UW for Employee

Johnson County Attorney Kenneth DeCock

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting last week, agreed to extend the service agreement contract with the University of Wyoming for an employee at the local extension office.

Big West Arts Festival

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It was the 6th annual Big West Arts Festival held over the weekend on the front lawn of Sheridan College. It was an art-goers delight as more than 60 artists had their work on display.

Story Home and Garden Sampler Fundraiser

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Frances Huggins and Jean Lunbeck sell tickets for the Story Home and Garden Sampler

Saturday, folks could take a self-guided tour to four Story homes and two gardens, all as a fundraiser for the Story Woman's Club. Patty Hoover tells us what the money raised will be used for.

Fishing Derby at Ranchester Rotary Pond

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Four year-old Owen Petty with his catch of the day.

Bobbers, hooks, and worms were the order of the morning as twenty-five little fishermen showed up Saturday at the Rotary Pond in Ranchester for a fabulous morning of catching fish.

August 6th

State Fair Sponsorship to Help Department Promote Tobacco Program

The Wyoming State Fair kicks off next weekend in Douglas, and as part of an effort to promote the pitfalls of tobacco use, the Wyoming Department of Health has signed on as a sponsor.

UW Research: Global Warming Will Affect High Plains Grassland Species

Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming

A University of Wyoming researcher says the composition of plant species on Wyoming’s grasslands could be shifting over the next 100 years. That’s one of the results of a study that was conducted to determine how increases in carbon dioxide can affect high-plains grasslands.