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May 16th, 2013

Briefs From Buffalo Council Meeting

A few items from the last Buffalo City Council Meeting:

City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades reported that he has issued one permit to build a new home and has two other permits pending.
He has also issued five permits for new roofs to existing homes in the city.

Field of Honor Planned for Sheridan

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Several social clubs in Sheridan County have joined together in hopes of raising $25,000 to help service members who were injured in war.

Leathercraft Show Opens Friday

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The Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show gets undeway at 9 o'clock Friday morning at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. More than 55 vendors will converge at the third-largest convention in Wyoming to showcase their wares related to the trade of leather craftsmanship.

Bike to Breakfast Friday

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Friday morning is the last work day of Bike to Work Week, a construct of the Wellness Council of Sheridan County and the Downtown Sheridan Association, and it's the one time a year in Sheridan when people can “Bike to Breakfast.”

May 15th

Cash Mob Thursday at Fly Shop of the Bighorns

Cash Mob Thursday at Fly Shop of the Bighorns

The latest cash mob put on by the Historic District Business Committee - a joint committee of the Downtown Sheridan Association and the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce - will take place Thursday at the Fly Shop of the Bighorns.

USDA Releases Outlook for This Year's Fire Season

USDA Releases Outlook for This Year's Fire Season (Photo by Chris Foy)

According to a recent estimate by the United States Department of Agriculture, the outlook for the fire season is severe across much of the western United States. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

Curbside Recycling Could Be Coming to Sheridan Soon

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Curbside recycling could be a reality for Sheridan residents sooner rather than later, as the Solid Waste Division of the City has incorporated the program into their budget for the upcoming fiscal year. City Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau.

The Future of Kendrick Pool

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The future of Kendrick Pool in Sheridan was discussed at Wednesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session.

Starting the Discussion on Substance Abuse: Roadblocks for Drug-Seekers in Sheridan County

Starting the Discussion on Substance Abuse: Roadblocks for Drug-Seekers in Sheridan County (Photo courtesy of Deviantart user machihuahua)

In our most recent letter from the public, registered nurse for Sheridan County Public Health, Toby Granger, spoke out about the need for the community to get involved in making Wyoming a healthier place, when it comes to substance abuse, and the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Letters From the Public: Substance Abuse Prevention

To the editor:

Wyoming is no stranger to substance abuse issues. Whether it is alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, the associated costs to the public are astonishing. The annual economic burden of alcohol abuse alone to Wyoming residents is more than $850 million.