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January 7th, 2013

Chief Carder Gives End Of Year Police Report to City Council

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his monthly and end-of-year report to the city council at their last meeting.

Commissioner Hicks Sworn In, Ready To Get To Work

Johnson County Commissioners Jim Hicks, John Gibbs and Delbert Eitel at Hicks' swearing-in ceremony Monday morning. Photo courtesy Jennifer Jackson.

Johnson County's newest Commissioner, Jim Hicks, was sworn into office during a brief ceremony Monday morning at the new judicial center.
Fourth Judicial District Judge William Edelman performed the ceremony in the District Courtroom just before noon.

Johnson County Commission To Have First Meeting Of 2013

Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2013, and will welcome new commissioner Jim Hicks, who was sworn into office Monday morning.

Sheridan Chamber Luncheon Takes Place Wednesday

Laura Lehan, owner of Peak Consulting, will be speaking at the chamber luncheon this Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. on ways local businesses can build a stronger customer base through customer service, among other techniques. (Photo courtesy the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

On Monday's edition of Public Pulse, host Kim Love talked with representatives from the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce about some upcoming events, including the monthly luncheon taking place this Wednesday.

New and Familiar Faces

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Councilor Shelleen Smith being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Councilor Levi Dominguez being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Councilor Kristin Kelly being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A good portion of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting consisted of the swearing in of Mayor Dave Kinskey and three new councilors. The new councilors and the mayor spoke briefly following the swearing in ceremony.

Council Approves Part-Time Position For Public Arts Committee

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Sheridan City Councilman Robert Webster (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved a request to hire a part-time paid employee for the Sheridan Public Arts Committee. City Councilman Robert Webster says that Sheridan Public Arts has come a long way since its inception in the summer of 2000.

Wyo. Dept. of Health Recommends Testing for Radon

Radon is estimated to cause about 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year, according to EPA's 2003 Assessment of Risks from Radon in Homes. The numbers of deaths from other causes are taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2005-2006 National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Report and 2006 National Safety Council Reports. (Bar chart courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency)

When it comes to environmental toxins, we hear a lot about secondhand cigarette smoke, carbon monoxide, lead - even mercury in our seafood. But what about radon? Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

UW Geological Museum Reopens Jan. 12

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One of the new exhibits at the museum features a mural of what Wyoming would have looked like during the age when Tyrannosaurus walked the earth. (Photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

After its first makeover in more than 60 years, the geological museum at the University of Wyoming will soon reopen to the public - with some exciting new exhibits that make tangible a part of Wyoming's ancient history.

Future of the Sheridan Inn Remains Uncertain

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Due to financial problems, the Historic Sheridan Inn closed its doors to the public in October of last year and held their last scheduled events in December.

January 6th

Council to Consider Request From DSA Tonight

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Public Arts in Sheridan has grown significantly over the past decade. So much that the Downtown Sheridan Association will request funding from the City this evening at the Sheridan City Council meeting. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.