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July 6th, 2011

VOA Receives Two More $500,000 Donations, Announces Life House Groundbreaking

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies has received two more $500,000 donations, one from Forrest Mars and one from The Daniels Fund, toward the $3.5 million fundraising campaign going to build a new men's substance abuse center, or Life House, in Sheridan.

Ranchester Approves Budget for Fiscal Year

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Ranchester Town Councilwoman Samantha Nixon

The Ranchester Town Council has approved their budget for the fiscal year in the amount of $2.7 million. That number includes projects and one-cent optional monies, as the general fund budget that was adopted is $1.2 million.

Dayton Council Approves Consensus Fund Resolution

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Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

The Dayton Town Council approved a resolution that lists a prioritized list of projects that must be submitted to the SLIB Board as part of the $1.8 million in consensus funding that was approved by the legislature.

Name of the Man Shot Monday Night Has Been Released

Jesse Salveson, 23, of Sheridan died from the results of his injuries from a gunshot wound he received during an officer involved shooting that occurred Monday, July 4th on west Nebraska Street in Sheridan, according to Deputy Coroner Kerrie Kimmel.

July 5th

Whitney Benefits Releases Two Books; Biography of Whitney, History of Foundation

Whitney Benefits, the foundation that has loaned $25 million interest-free to students from Sheridan and Johnson counties has released two books that detail the history behind how the foundation is able to provide charitable support to the community.

Poll Question: Investigating Hand In Hand Finances?

Poll question addresses the now closed Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan.

On June 3rd, after only one week's notice, the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Center closed its doors after citing financial struggles.

City of Buffalo Awards Brock Street Sidewalk Project

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The Buffalo City Council, at their regular meeting Tuesday, awarded the Brock Street/Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project to a Deaver company with the lowest bid.

Music Festival Kids' Camp Starts Wednesday in Buffalo

The Big Horn Mountain Festival will begin Friday and run through Sunday, but the actual kickoff to the event is the Bluegrass Camp For Kids, which starts Wednesday and goes through Friday.

Buffalo Gets Results From Sports Complex Survey

After information was compiled from the sports complex survey in last week's Buffalo Bulletin and the survey from the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's website, results were in favor of the complex by more than a two-to-one margin.

Jo Co Moves Ahead With Judicial Center

Johnson County Commission

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, approved moving forward with the new judicial center complex, after hearing final cost estimates and getting a GMP, or Guaranteed Maximum Price from the contractor, Groathouse Construction.