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April 24th, 2012

FEMA Says Be Prepared for Severe Weather

This trampoline on KROE Lane didn't survive a severe thunderstorm last year in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Last year at this time the central and southern United States was being ravaged by one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.

First Light Celebrates Week of the Young Child

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First Light Children's Center Executive Director Ann Perkins

This is Week of the Young Child, which is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. First Light Children’s Center Executive Director Ann Perkins.

April 23rd

Checking In With Occupied Sheridan

Mel Logan, activist with Occupy Sheridan, pickets to end corporate corruption Saturday. Logan said the movement exists to ignite public dialog about national issues. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Occupy Sheridan movement had a comparatively strong showing at Grinnell Plaza over the weekend, with at least six participants picketing the downtown area.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

The Sheridan Police Department will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April, 28th. SPD Evidence Technician Steve Johnson explains how the initiative works.

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

State Agencies Need to Prepare for 8% Cuts

With the price of natural gas hitting a ten year low recently at $2.00 per million cubic feet, Governor Matt Mead has asked that all state agencies, with the exception of the Department of Health, prepare for 8% cuts to their budgets for fiscal year 2014.

Buffalo City Attorney Secures Water Line Easements

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven reported to the city council last week that easements for the water transmission line project that he has been working on for quite some time have finally been secured.

Johnson County Awards Bid For CMAQ Dust Abatement

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took the recommendation from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) Dust Abatement contract to Oxford, Inc.

Investigation Of Former Jo Co Assessor's Office Closed

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock, in a media release Monday morning, said the investigation into the former Johnson County Assessor's office has now been closed and no charges will be filed.

Governor Visits Wyoming National Guard in Kosovo

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead along with First Lady Carol Mead and Wyoming’s Adjutant General, Major General Luke Reiner spent some time over the weekend visiting Wyoming National Guard Troops in Kosovo. Governor Matt Mead.

Police Investigating Break-In

Sheridan police have released more information about Saturday's attempted burglary at the Eagles' Club, but details are still limited.