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April 8th, 2014

Commission Considers Coroner Salary

After decades of paying the coroner a flat fee per case, the Sheridan County commissioners are considering a salary for the elected official.

Turkey Hunters Should be Able to Bag a Bird

Bud Stewart is one of the state's game officials in Sheridan.

Wildlife officials say turkey hunters in Hunt Area 3, which includes the counties of Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell, should have plenty of wild turkeys to pursue this spring because populations are generally in good shape.

OSHA Hearing Examines Silica Dust Risks in Fracking

OSHA just wrapped up nearly three weeks of hearings on a proposed rule to limit workers' exposure to silica dust. Hydraulic fracturing, which is done in Wyoming, was one of the industry exposures examined, along with general construction, masonry and foundries.

Rios Named to City Council

Sheridan businessman Jesus Rios has been elected to finish out the unexpired term of Levi Dominguez on the Sheridan City Council.

Energy Company Recognized for Supporting Education

An energy company that operates a coal mine 35 miles north of Sheridan and contributes to the technical programs at the community colleges of both Sheridan and Gillette has been recognized nationally for its commitment to education.

Governor Calls Unemployment Rates Positive Signs

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead says the latest unemployment figures show the strength of Wyoming and he believes the economy will continue to expand.

April 7th

A Look Back in Time: April 8, 1914

County Clerk Floyd has been directed by the commissioners to write to the state board of charities and reform, and apply for some convict labor for Sheridan this summer.

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Buffalo Council Approves Overtime Policy Change

Buffalo's City Council voted to allow a change in the city's overtime policy at the request of Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, who brought the request before city leaders to improve coverage by his officers on duty, and to define the working hours and overtime by the staff in dispatch.

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