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May 11th, 2012

City Anticipates No Layoffs This Year

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City Anticipates No Layoffs This Year

The City of Sheridan has had to layoff employees over the last three years to make cuts to cover declining sale and use tax revenues.

City Councilman Explains Recent “No” Vote

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Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz

Earlier this week, the Sheridan City Council voted in favor of authorizing Mayor Dave Kinskey to sign an agreement with Artist Neltje, that would relieve her of a prior commitment to put in pathways and a bridge in North Park and the Wrench Ranch Hills Subdivision in north Sheridan.

Recent Wyoming Birth Stats Published

The Wyoming Department of Health's Vital Statistics Services Program reported that teenage pregnancy is on the decline in Wyoming.

Bestselling Author Johnson To Visit Sheridan Stationary

New York Times Bestselling Author, Craig Johnson, will be at Sheridan Stationary tomorrow at 5:30 for a book signing for his newest title, “As The Crow Flies.”

May 10th

Land Trust Secures Grants for Recreation

SCLT Executive Director Colin Betzler

The Sheridan Community Land Trust announced Thursday that they've been awarded a couple of grants from Wyoming's Recreational Trails Program. Land Trust Executive Director Colin Betzler.

Budget Work Session Focuses on One-Cent Recipients

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Budget Work Session Focuses on One-Cent Recipients

Thursday's Sheridan City Council budget work session focused on recipients of optional one-cent sales tax funds. Eight different non-profits made their presentations before the Council, each giving a little background on the service they provide to the community.

Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games are Underway

Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games are Underway

Earlier this week the Flame of Hope made its way through Sheridan on its way to Laramie for the 2012 Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games, which got underway Wednesday.

Buffalo Chamber Visitor's Center Opens Saturday

Buffalo Chamber Visitor's Center

Visitors to Buffalo's downtown have access to information at the Chamber of Commerce, but what about visitors at the I-90/Highway 16 interchange?

Beginning Saturday, they will be able to visit the Chamber's Visitor's Center, which will officially open for the summer season.

Coffeen Elementary Hosts Leadership Day

Nicole Trahan, principle of Coffeen Elementary School, gives an introductory speech during Leadership Day. Trahan explained how the school has dramatically improved standardized test scores and student behavior by implementing a leadership program. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The entire student body of Coffeen Elementary School put on a leadership presentation for the public to show off the remarkable transformation the school has undergone in only four years.

Jo Co Discusses Rent Increase At UW Extension Office

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners asked University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service employees Blaine Horn and Rachel Vardiman to give them an update on the Extension Service and specifically to address the recent rent increase at the building housing them.