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April 18th, 2012

Johnson County, LDCC Discuss G&F Lease At Lake DeSmet

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commission hosted a discussion with Luke Todd and Dr. Tracy Rhoads, who sit on the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition, on the proposed lease with Wyoming Game and Fish for water at Lake DeSmet.

Sheridan County to Hold Open House on Riparian Management

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Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid

Sheridan County will be hosting an open house early next week to identify the preferred method for riparian management in the county. This is the last of three public events regarding riparian management. Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid.

WTBC Hosts Speaker for Entrepreneurs

The Wyoming Technology Business Center is hosting a guest speaker at the Black Tooth Brewery today at 5:30 to 7 PM with aims of inspiring local entrepreneurs.

First National Bank To Become First Northern Bank

First National Bank of Buffalo, Sheridan and Gillette will soon change its name to First Northern Bank, with branches in each community.
The change is scheduled to happen July 1 of this year.

Colorado Man Found in the Big Horns Died of Exposure

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The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that an autopsy performed on 33-year-old Felipe De Jesus Aragon shows that he died of hypothermia that was brought on by exposure to the elements.

Strongman Competition Coming To Wyoming

Benth pulls a 16,600 lb Bud Light delivery truck Friday outside PURENERGY Fitness in Sheridan. Benth pulled the truck about 65 feet. (photo: Brad Estes)
Benth stands in front of the 16,600 lb truck before attempting to pull it for a second time. (photo: Brad Estes)

Crossfit, P90X, Mixed Martial arts; the new, innovative workouts are all the rage these days, and this July there will be another way to grunt, flex and lift things in Wyoming.

April 17th

EPA Wants Full Review Of Ore. Coal-Export Project

Seattle (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency wants the Army Corps of Engineers to do a thorough review of the impacts of exporting U.S. coal through Northwest ports.

SFR to Implement Extensive Fire Preplan Program

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From left to right, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Fire Safety Specialist Robert Mahoney, Sheridan Fire-Rescue/EMT Jerry Johnston and Sheridan Fire-Rescue Captain Greg Luhman inspect the “Fire Department Connection” that is used to supply water to an automatic fire sprinkler system. The Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department is gathering critical fire systems data on commercial buildings as part of their Fire Preplan program. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

In an effort to better their response to fires, Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be expanding their Fire Preplan program to include all of the commercial buildings within the City of Sheridan. Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains.

SC Welders To Restore Historic Trolley

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The Historic Sheridan Trolley will get a new base soon, thanks to the Sheridan College welding program. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County Museum boasts the last remaining historic trolley in the state, and that car will soon get needed renovations, thanks to Sheridan College.

RMI Falls Short Of Goal, Johnson County Gives More Funds

Angela Jarvis

The effort to bring the Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup to Buffalo has raised the majority of the money needed to put on the event, but was still in need of $4,300 to cover expenses as of Tuesday morning.