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May 20th, 2011

Jo Co Commissioners Void Contract with VOA

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commission voted to end the contract between the county and Volunteers of America for juvenile probation services.

Jo Co Command in Place for Emergency Situations

The Incident Command is in place in Buffalo, Johnson County and Kaycee in case flooding becomes a major problem locally.

May 19th

City and County Continue to Monitor Possible Flooding

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Both Sheridan and Johnson County remain under a flood watch that's expected to last throughout the weekend. Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman says that Leopard Street in Sheridan is typically the first to flood, and that Big Goose Creek remains low in that area.

City Council Budget Work Session: Tourism, Police and Municipal Court

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Part of Thursday's Sheridan City Council budget work session dealt with the Sheridan Police Department.

Thursday's Sheridan City Council budget work session involved several components that included Sheridan Travel and Tourism, the Police Department and Municipal Court.

Johnson County Under Flood Watch

Johnson County, Kaycee and Buffalo are facing possible flooding in the next couple of days especially, and through the next couple of weeks depending on how the weather shapes up.

State Veterinarian Implements Strict Horse Inspections

Equine Herpes Virus-1, magnified 40 times.

Horses being brought into Wyoming must be inspected by a veterinarian within 72 hours of entering the state.

Sheridan County Prepares for Possible Flooding

Big Goose Creek was running high last spring in Kendrick Park.

With the National Weather Service predicting upwards of 4 inches of rain in the next several days, the likelihood of flooding in low lying areas in Sheridan County is anticipated.

City Council Budget Work Session: Water and Sewer Rates

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City Council Budget Work Session: Water and Sewer Rates

Wednesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session was the second half of the Water and Sewer Utility presentation that focused primarily on privatization of capital projects and proposed rate increases.

National Public Works Week

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

In 1962 President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation establishing National Public Works Week, which is being recognized around the Country and locally all week long.

“Faces of NSI; Voices of Hope & Change”

NSI Academy serves youth between the ages of 13 and 18 with emotional and behavioral problems.

Each spring, the students in the Drama and Music program at NSI Academy in Sheridan present a year-end production at the WYO Theatre, culminating graduation and family visit day.