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July 12th, 2011

Planning Commission OK's Administrative Review Ordinance

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan is moving forward with an ordinance regarding design approval in the City. Planning Director Robert Briggs explains how the ordinance changes City Code, and how it will benefit developers.

Winds Estimated at 70 Mph Blow Through Sheridan County

This trampoline didn't fare so well during Monday night's storm.

The severe thunderstorm that moved into Sheridan County just after 6 o'clock Monday night packed quite a punch. Meterologist with the National Weather Service in Billings Matt Solum explains that the winds that accompanied the brief storm were quite fierce.

Districts 1, 2 Pleased with PAWS Results

Statewide PAWS results were released last week, and Sheridan County districts 1 and 2 both saw averages in math, reading, and writing above state levels.

Sheridan Featured in AAA's Traveler's Companion Magazine

Sheridan has been featured in AAA magazine's 2011 summer traveler's companion, detailing sites to see, places to eat, and other community attractions for readers nationwide.

Sheridan County Road #42 is Closed

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

Sheridan County Road #42, better known as Ulm Road is closed to all traffic, and will remain closed for approximately 10 days due to road damage from a slide. Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger.

Waiting on the Transcript

Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was convicted of 1st Degree Murder in November last year.

Both attorneys in the Shawn Osborne case continue to to wait for the transcript of last month's motion hearing on a new trial. Osborne was convicted of the 1st Degree Murder of Gerald Bloom by a jury of his peers last November.

Buffalo Council Tables Payment for Recycle Board

After members of the Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Joint Powers Board discussed concerns with the Johnson County Commissioners and members of the Buffalo City Council last week, they made a request of the county and city to help pay for a $4,000 engineering bill and a new heating system for the new recycling center.

Buffalo Council Will Not Fund Survey of Park Lane

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, voted to not fund a survey of a strip of land on Park Lane in west Buffalo.

Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration

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Author Sam Western addresses the crowd at the 3rd annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration Monday night.

Mother Nature didn't put a damper on the 3rd annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration Monday night at Whitney Commons Park. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Buffalo Approves Contract for City Shop Power

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook brought a new contract from Rocky Mountain Power to the city council for their approval last week.