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May 20th, 2014

Commission Discusses 'Big 5' Access

The Johnson County courthouse sits on a hill in downtown Buffalo. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Johnson County commissioners will discuss access to what's known as the “Big 5” public lands area in the northern part of the county with landowner Kim Love at today's regular meeting.

It's Time to "Unplug"

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The first in a week-long series of events to get families disconnected from 'screens' and spending time outdoors together began Monday.

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Suspects arrested in Lander home invasion

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) - The Fremont County Sheriff's Office says two people have been arrested following a home invasion and robbery on Sunday near Lander.

City and Firefighters Union Continue Negotiations

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Sheridan Firefighters IAFF Local #276 Union President George Neeson negotiates with the City Council on a new contract for the firefighters. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Contract negotiations between the City of Sheridan and the Local 276 Firefighters Union continued at Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

National Public Works Week

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City of Sheridan workers repairing an area of Victoria Street. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Rolling the asphalt. (Photo by Ron Richter)

In 1960, the United States Senate passed a resolution affirming the first National Public Works Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a Presidential Proclamation to recognize the occasion annually in May.

School Board Accepts Two Bids For Meadowlark Projects

The Johnson County School Board, at their last meeting, accepted bids for two of three proposed projects at Meadowlark Elementary School.

Buffalo City Council Briefs

Buffalo City Council

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council received a brief presentation from Sydney Rowe and Thom Gabrukiewicz with the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, outlining the organizations' accomplishments over the last 16 months. They asked that the report be put into the public record.

Country Kitchen Receives Award From Sheridan VA

Country Kitchen manager and staff, from left, Bri Caldwell, Marsha Brown, Manager Ryan Buchanan, Jenn Williams, with award. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan's Country Kitchen restaurant on North Main Street has received a special award from the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

Sheridan VA Records Sweep Clean

No violations were found in a recent records review of the Sheridan VA hospital.

Information Holding Hampers State Education Office

State Superintendent Cindy Hill

The state's head of the education department is still struggling for support from the governor's office. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.