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February 20th, 2012

“Beat the Winter Blues” Fundraiser

Buying tickets for the Dog and Cat Shelter fundraiser.

Saturday night brought hundreds out to support the Dog and Cat Shelter at it's annual fundraiser called “Beat the Winter Blues.” Executive Director, Cel Hope explains.

Retirement System Bill Failure Allowed Look at System

(WY News Service) -- Though a bill to switch the state retirement system from defined contribution to a 401K-type plan failed to receive two thirds vote this week, it did allow for a healthy review of the system.

Lummis to Salazar: Natural Gas Clean Energy, State Fracking Regs.

Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) questioned Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on the floor of the House this week, on issues including possible national hydraulic fracturing regulations and on clean energy sources.

Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan to be Revisited

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Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid

The Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 2008 and has 52 specific strategies that include everything from zoning regulations to conservation and groundwater protection areas.

February 18th

Buffalo's Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Tuesday

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo

The annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be Tuesday at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Rec Hall in Buffalo.

Legislative Update: Education Top Priority

As predicted by many entering the 2012 Legislative Session, Representative Rosie Berger says that even in this budget year education has been the key issue.

National FFA Week is Underway

Local FFA President Jin Kim and Vice President Hayden Legerski

National Future Farmers of America week is February 18th to the 25th and the local John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter will be doing a number of events in the Sheridan community to raise awareness of what they do.

February 17th

New Art Exhibit Opens At Big Red In Ucross

Big Red in Ucross

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery presents a new exhibit at the Bid Red in Ucross entitled, “Making Tracks” by Missoula, Montana photographer Elizabeth Stone.
There was an opening artist reception Saturday at the gallery located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

Governor Mead Releases Statement on Roadless Rule Decision

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order denying Wyoming’s petition for a rehearing en banc in the Roadless Rule case. By doing so, the Court upheld its reversal of a decision by Judge Clarence Brimmer.

Fire Chief Reitz Recommends His Position Be Eliminated

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Fire Chief Patrick Reitz

In a letter addressed to Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey on February 16, Sheridan Fire-Rescue Fire Chief and Emergency Services Director Patrick Reitz recommends that his position be eliminated. Chief Reitz explains what lead to his decision.