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January 13th, 2012

Mead: UW Should Be Only 4-Year Public University

Gov. Matt Mead

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says some people in Casper and Gillette have inquired about creating another four-year public university in Wyoming. But Mead says he's against the idea.

Bill: G&F Would Set Weapon Regs, Big Game Baiting

Sen. Bruce Burns

Legislation may be coming to help thin the herds. Problems created by whitetail deer populations in Sheridan and Johnson counties could potentially be reduced by a bill that could allow baiting of big game away from populated areas.

Sheridan Mayor Responds to Letter to the Editor

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Sheridan Mayor Responds to Letter to the Editor

A letter to the editor in the January 4th edition of the Sheridan Press was very critical of the Sheridan Police Department for a traffic stop that occurred on December 11th when a husband and wife from Cowley were en route to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Sheridan County Wants Public Input on 5th Street Corridor Plan

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Sheridan County Wants Public Input on 5th Street Corridor Plan

Sheridan County will host a public workshop next Tuesday on the future of the East 5th Street Corridor Plan. This is the first of two public meetings scheduled for the East 5th Street Corridor planning process.

Buffalo City Attorney Discusses Easements, Justice Center

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven discussed a number of topics during his report at the last Council meeting, including land ownership at the new justice center, and easements from land owners west of town for the proposed water supply line for the city.

Jo Co Releases Final Retainage Funds For Justice Center

Johnson County Commissioners

At their last meeting earlier this month, the Johnson County Commissioners released the final retainage funds on the new Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center.

Blood Drives in Buffalo, Ranchester Next Week

United Blood Services of Billings will be having blood drives in Buffalo and Ranchester early next week.

January 12th

Smoking Ban Most Likely Not Coming to Sheridan Anytime Soon

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Smoking Ban Most Likely Not Coming to Sheridan Anytime Soon

In 2006, the Cheyenne City Council voted to enact a city wide smoking ban that included all bars and restaurants. Almost six years later, and no real issues with the ban, the City of Casper is also contemplating approving a similar ordinance.

'Prepared' Residents Limit Fire Damage To Home

Generic fire extinguisher. (MCC photo)

Residents at 343 East Heald Street in Sheridan used fire extinguishers to limit fire damage to the attic of their home Wednesday night, according to Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

SAWS Received Year End Operations and Maintenance Report

City of Sheridan Utilities Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman

Throughout the year the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board received quarterly operations and maintenance updates from City of Sheridan Utilities Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman.