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May 29th, 2014

Governor Promotes Coal Exports

Gov. Matt Mead in the Sheridan Media studio. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead will travel to Washington State next week to visit with local elected officials and tour a port that plans to export Wyoming coal.

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A Look Back in Time: May 29, 1914.

Chief of Police Breen has received the list of people who have taken out chauffeurs' licenses from the city. He said there are 30 names, and that is just a small fraction of the number of people who drive automobiles for hire.

High Winds Rip Through Sheridan

(Photo by Sarah Richter)

A severe thunderstorm that moved through Sheridan Wednesday afternoon left plenty of downed trees and power lines in its wake. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Strong Winds Wreak Havoc on Tractor Trailers

Photo By Spencer Porden

Sheridan County was plagued with strong winds on Wednesday, breaking tree limbs, blowing shingles off of houses, and flipping two tractor trailers on their sides north of Sheridan.

Budget Session Covers Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Funds

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The latest City of Sheridan budget work session Wednesday highlighted the funding mechanisms for the solid waste department and the water and sewer fund, which is part of the utilities division.

City Passes Appropriation Bill on First Reading

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, passed the appropriations bill, or annual budget, on first reading.

Mayor Randy Dyess gave some highlights on Ordinance No. 1371.

Chamber Awards Given At Luncheon

Chamber Board President Nick Smith, Rachel McCaughey and Angela Jarvis give the Chamber Awards out during a luncheon Wednesday.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce had their annual Chamber Awards Luncheon Wednesday, to recognize chamber members for various accomplishments.

Commission Receives VOA Quarterly Report

Volunteers of America representatives gave their quarterly report to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting.

Company Looks to Open Coal Mine Near Sheridan

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(AP) - A Kentucky-based company says it is preparing to open a new coal mine northwest of Sheridan in 2016. The Brook Mine would be located on 14,500 acres of private and state land between Sheridan and Ranchester.