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September 2nd, 2011

Fort Mackenzie Helping City of Sheridan with South Park Project

South Park area from 2010. (Sheridan Media file photo)

Students at Fort Mackenzie High School are working hard to help add to the South Park Project in Sheridan. They are building 16 wooden benches, most of which will be installed along the pathway system to be constructed in the area.

Contractor Killed at NE Wyo Coal Mine

The North Antelope Rochelle Mine is located 65 miles south of Gillete in the Powder River Basin. (Photo Courtesy USGS via Creative Commons)

CHEYENNE (AP) - A contractor has been killed in an accident at a coal mine in the Powder River Basin.

JCHC Project Nearly Complete, Next Phase Begun

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's facelift is still on schedule for its final completion date in early 2012.

Wind Taxation Discussed at Revenue Committee Meeting

State Representative Mike Madden

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo last week and discussed a number of tax issues, including wind taxation and possible changes to the model.

September 1st

Dept. of Health: Prostate Cancer Screening Should Not Be Ignored

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Wyoming Department of Health wants to remind men the importance of prostate cancer screening.

Special Commissioners Meeting Addresses Street Closure

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Thursday to consider closing one block of Johnson Street in Big Horn Friday for a Celebration of Life for past County Fire Warden Edward Schunk.

Value of Downtown Presentation: Maximize Tax Revenues with Dense Development

Joe Minicozzi of the Asheville, N.C. Downtown Association speaks Thursday morning at the Sheridan College Broadway Center. He stressed that small acre development in a downtown area can return much higher revenues than large acreage development. (photo by Brad Estes)

About 20 people attended a presentation which detailed the strategies of building a vibrant downtown with the emphasis that dense development will create the most revenue for taxpayers, Thursday morning at Sheridan College Broadway Center.

Letters to the Editor

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During last Friday's Jackson Electric Open Line on News Talk 930 KROE, several callers voiced their concerns and displeasure of how the Sheridan Press has been handling the letters to the editor.

WGFD: New Senior Game Warden in Dayton

Dustin Shorma, recently took the position of senior game warden for the WGFD in Dayton. (Photo courtesy WGFD)

Dustin Shorma recently assumed duties of senior game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Dayton.

JCHC Posts Good First Month of New Fiscal Year

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

Johnson County Healthcare Center Administrator Sandy Ward reported to the Hospital Board at their monthly meeting Wednesday that the JCHC had posted its best month ever in July for gross revenues.