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September 23rd, 2015

Commissioners Approve Assessor's Tax Corrections

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow.

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow brought a number of tax corrections before the county commissioners for their approval at their last regular meeting.

Barlow said the tax corrections were for the 2015 tax rolls.

Final Invoice Issued On Crazy Woman Square Sculptures

Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett, during her recent report to the city council, announced she had issued the final invoice on the dog and sheep sculptures and plaque recently installed in Crazy Woman Square.

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 24, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Sept. 24, 1915.

Citations Issued for Raking Leaves into Streets

The leaves are starting to turn and will be falling, soon. So, Sheridan police officer Ed Boone took a moment on a recent Public Pulse show to ask residents to follow city ordinances when raking the leaves.

Deer Survey Determines Kill Number for Sheridan

Deer caught lounging next to an apartment building within Sheridan city limits. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

In talking about deer management for the city of Sheridan over the past few weeks, the question came up as to who sets the quota for the animals to be killed within city limits.

Extension Office Offers Food Preservation Publications

Educators with the University of Wyoming Extension office say they’ve put the “can-do” in high-altitude home canning via food preservation publications and in-person expertise.

Diversifying Our Economy

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This week’s Bank of Sheridan, Sheridan Media Poll Questions is “how would you rate Wyoming’s efforts to diversify our economy”? Currently, the majority of those who voted have rated the state’s efforts as either “fair”, or “poor”.

Governor Mead Praises Sage Grouse Decision

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead praised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement Tuesday that the greater sage-grouse will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act. The news comes from the office of the governor.

Congresswoman: Hard Work Kept Grouse off Endangered List

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Wyoming’s Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, who is also the chairman of the Western Caucus, said Tuesday’s decision by the secretary of the interior that the greater sage grouse does not need to be listed as an endangered species at this time was the result of hard work, diligence, common sense thought and grassroots conservation efforts.

UW Ranks Among World Leaders in Environmental Economics

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The University of Wyoming has been ranked as the world’s 11th best institution in the field of environmental economics by an international economics organization. The university is also ranked 6th in the world among universities only.