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August 14th, 2013

Padlock Ranch Nominated for NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award

Earlier this year we reported that the Padlock Ranch was the recipient of this year's Leopold Conservation Award in Wyoming. The ranch has now been named a regional finalist for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Environmental Stewardship Award.

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued

The Wyoming Wilderness Association has been pushing for the designation for the Rock Creek Wilderness Area as protected wilderness since 2005, when the Bighorn National Forest recommended the action in its forest plan.

Chamber Luncheon Focuses on College Bond Issue

Wednesday's monthly luncheon of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce focused on the Sheridan College tech center expansion and renovation bond issue soon coming before the voters in a special election.

If College Bond Issue Passes, Funds to Tech Building Would be Audited

During his recent visit on Public Pulse, Sheridan College president Paul Young responded to a question about the upcoming bond issue coming before voters on August 20th. I asked if there was a guarantee that, if passed, the funding would go towards the renovation and expansion of the technical education center and not some other project.

August 13th

Fieldgroves Recognized As Landowners Of The Year

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced the 2012 Landowners of the Year, and Ryan and Teresa Fieldgrove of Buffalo were honored as the recipients for the Sheridan Region.

Briefs From Latest Buffalo City Council Meeting

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council dealt with a number of smaller issues.

Ordinance No. 1365, annexing the “Madsen Addition” to the City of Buffalo was passed on third and final reading with no public comments offered.

Letter Supporting Kaycee's SLIB Match Coming From Jo Co

Johnson County's Commissioners agreed to send a letter of support for Kaycee's Street Project to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) with Kaycee's application to them for matching funds for the project.

District #2 Approves Contract With VOA

Trustees for Sheridan County School District #2 voted 5-1 in favor of renewing a contract for the upcoming school year with Volunteers of America for the Accountability Change in Education, or ACE program.

Chamber Seeking Items for Sheridan College Student Orientation

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is seeking items from Chamber members to help ease the transition for new students starting the fall semester at Sheridan College. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson explains.

Cheney to Enzi: Renounce Health Premium Subsidies

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Liz Cheney is calling on Sen. Mike Enzi to renounce federal assistance for congressmen and their staff to buy health insurance under health-care reform.