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May 8th, 2013

Counterfeits, Crimes, and Common Sense

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Wednesday focused on fraud and how businesses and individuals can take steps to safeguard against scammers. Sheridan Police Detective Jim Arzy says that they see all kinds of scams in Sheridan.

Companies Want Sweetwater Lithium

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The discovery of lithium in Sweetwater County has already attracted four lithium lease applications.

Airport Partners with Cloud Peak Aviation

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The Sheridan County Airport has entered into a contract with Cloud Peak Aviation, LLC, allowing them run a charter business from the airport, utilize existing hangar space, and construct a new hangar on the premises.

Arsonist Targets Police Car

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The Sheridan Police Department became the target of an attempted arson Saturday night.

BOCC Grants Waiver, CUPs

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The Sheridan County Commissioners gave Sheridan County School District #2 the go-ahead to start reconstruction of the Story school despite technicalities in zoning issues.

May 7th

Jo Co OKs One Percent Recomendations Minus One

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners approved the recommendations from the One Percent Committee to fund various entities, minus the committee's recommendation to fund Arts Along The Bighorns.

Buffalo Council Awards Bid For Cemetery Road Pathway

The Buffalo City Council awarded the contract to build the pathway along Cemetery Road to ICM, or Intermountain Construction Materials.

Johnson County Library Hosting Architects Meeting Thursday

Architect's Concept of what the new Johnson County Library may look like. Image courtesy Johnson County Library.

For those curious to see what the Johnson County Library will look like after its proposed $3 million expansion, there will be a public informational meeting on the subject this Thursday evening at 7pm.

No Reported Problems at SHS Prom/After Party

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No Reported Problems at SHS Prom/After Party

The Sheridan Police Department had a presence at Saturday's Sheridan High School junior and senior prom, and according to a media release from the SPD, there were no reported problems or incidents at either the dance or after party.

SM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Lummis Weighs in on Wednesday's Benghazi Hearing

SM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Lummis Weighs in on Wednesday's Benghazi Hearing (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

UPDATE 5/8/13: A follow-up story about Wednesday's hearing can be found at

Details surrounding a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last September - an attack that left four Americans dead - will be addressed Wednesday by the U.S. House Oversight Committee. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis is a member of that committee and spoke with Sheridan Media's Chris Foy in an exclusive interview.