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June 30th, 2011

5th Street to Open to Two-Way Traffic Soon

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

Due to the North Main Street reconstruction project in Sheridan, two way traffic has been closed near Main Street since late March.

Feds Commend Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

USFWS Commends Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead received a letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commending him and the Sage Grouse Implementation Team on their work on preserving sage grouse in the state.

Wyoming & China Coal

China produces -- and consumes -- the highest percentage of coal in the world, but at the cost of tens of thousands of lives each year.

Representative Rosie Berger recently returned from a trip to China as a guest of Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana, traveling along with legislators from Alaska, Hawaii and Massachusetts.

Jo Co School District Retires Bonds from Books

Johnson County School Board

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District Board of Trustees voted to allow bonds taken out in 2004 and 2005 to be retired. The $8.5 million bonds were for the new Kaycee School and Buffalo High School built within the last six years.

JCHC Board Approves Budget Components

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center had their monthly meeting Wednesday night, where they approved price increases, pay increases, capital budget and the pension contribution within the budget for the upcoming year.

Buffalo Awards Bid for Cemetery Road Project

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting last week, awarded the bid for professional services on the Cemetery Road Pathway Project to Grizzly Engineering of Buffalo.

Lake DeSmet to Host 'Light Up the Lake' Saturday

The Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet is having the first of what is hoped to be an annaul event, the “Light Up the Lake Boat Parade” this weekend. The idea is for participants to decorate their boats in lights and have a parade on the water Saturday night.

June 29th

Panel Committee Needs One More Day

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RFP Panel Committee Members from left to right: Council President John Bigelow; City Clerk Scott Badley; Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens.

No recommendation was made by the three person panel committee that is in charge of reviewing the proposals that were submitted to the City of Sheridan for providing ambulance service to the City.

VOA Launches Historic Capital Fundraising Campaign

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VOA Launches Historic Capital Fundraising Campaign

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies have announced that they have begun the largest fundraising campaign in their 25 year history, as work is underway to raise $3.2 million for a new men's substance abuse facility in Sheridan. VOA Director of Development PJ Treide.

Governor Mead To Meet With Salazar, Ashe on Wolf Issue

Governor Mead to meet with Secretary Salazar about wolf issue in the next thirty days.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official Dan Ashe will travel to Wyoming within the next thirty days to meet with Governor Matt Mead about wolf management.