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September 7th, 2011

Industry Group Appeals Oil-Gas Court Ruling

CHEYENNE (AP) - An oil and gas industry group has appealed a federal court ruling that the Interior department must abide by a 60-day deadline to issue oil and gas leases after they are sold.

Mead's Decision Won't Give Hill Free Rein on Ed. Jobs

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead

CHEYENNE (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead made it plain Tuesday he won't give the head of the state education department free rein to classify positions as at-will jobs from which workers could be fired for no cause.

September 6th

Buffalo Council OKs Application for SW Quad Redo

Buffalo City Council. From left: Bruce Hepp, Russ Humphrey, Randy Dyess, Stan Lakin, Bill Hawley and City Clerk Julie Silbernagel.

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday night, approved Resolution No. 1328, authorizing submission of a grant application to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) for infrastructure improvements to the SW Quadrant of Buffalo.

Jo Co Commission Adopts Animal Regulations

Johnson County Commission

Fifteen to twenty concerned citizens attended a public hearing Tuesday on the proposed animal regulations Johnson County was looking at adopting.

Council Gives Thumbs Up on Street Closure for Pony Fall Fest

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Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

After a lengthy discussion at their meeting Tuesday night, the Sheridan City Council approved the KNJ Curbing and Pony Grill and Bar Fall Fest that will take place this upcoming Saturday.

One Cent Recipients to Receive Reduction in 4th Quarter Distribution

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One Cent Recipients to Receive Reduction in 4th Quarter Distribution

City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed reported to the City Council Tuesday night that the one cent revenue is down 12 percent from the appropriated amount for fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30.

Sheridan Media, Cost Plus Appliances Holding 9/11 Memorial Food Drive

In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy on September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media will be working with Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances of Sheridan to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive" with a goal of collecting 911 pounds of non-perishable food items.

Bear Hunt Closes in 2 Areas in NW Wyoming

Black Bear photo courtesy WGFD.

CODY - The bear hunt is over in two areas in northwestern Wyoming less than a week after it started.

Sheridan County Receives State Award for Planning

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Sheridan County was recently recognized by the state for their planning practices.

Sheridan County recently received the Rural Planning Project of the Year award from the Wyoming Planning Association. County Planner Mark Reid explains what landed Sheridan County the special recognition.

County Commissioners Reject One Bid, Approve Another for Airport Rehab

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County Commissioners addressed several projects at the Sheridan County Airport at their meeting Tuesday.

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday rejected the lone bid of $193,550.00 from ICM to rehabilitate the South Access Road at the Sheridan County Airport. Commissioner Bob Rolston says the project will be rolled over to next year's budget.