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May 20th, 2011

Sheridan Recreation District Trims Budget

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright informed the Sheridan City Council Friday at a budget work session that the Rec. District has reduced their budget by $100,000.

Buffalo to Host NEWY Meeting Saturday

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders, or NEWY, will have their monthly meeting in Buffalo Saturday at City Hall beginning at 8:30 am.

City of Sheridan Announces First Round of Layoffs

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City of Sheridan Announced Layoffs

The City of Sheridan has announced the first round of employee layoffs. City Human Resources Director Heather Doke says that the layoffs included two full time positions and three part time positions.

Jo Co Incident Command Flood Update for Friday

Rainy weather is expaected through next week.

The Johnson County Incident Command issued an update Friday on the flooding situation in the county. Additional moderate to heavy rainfall is expected through tonight, which may cause minor rises in creeks and rivers, however most will remain well below flood stage or below bankfull.

Larkins & Finley Preliminary Hearings Held

Jamison Finley's and Riley Larkins' cases have been bound over to 4th Judicial District Court.

18-year-old Riley Larkins and 24-year-old Jamison Finley each had their Preliminary Hearings in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon.

Crow Tribe's $7B Coal Project Stalls, Draws Suit

Seal of the Crow Tribe

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge in Delaware has scheduled a hearing next week on a request by a Texas-based investment group to prevent a Montana tribe from backing out of a proposed $7 billion coal-to-liquid fuels project.

Academic Center Plans Moving Forward

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Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

Earlier this month Sheridan College chose CTA Architects as the design team for the College's Academic Center that will be built at a yet to be determined location on campus.

Trevor Dunham Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse addition houses 4th Judicial District Court

21-year-old Trevor Dunham was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning. Dunham is being charged with three counts.

7th Annual Senior Health & Wellness Day

Sheridan Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins

May is Older Americans Month, and the Sheridan Senior Center, the Sheridan Rec. District and the Sheridan YMCA are teaming up for the 7th Annual Senior Health and Wellness Day slated for Wednesday, May 25th for Sheridan County residents age 50 and older.

Jo Co Commissioners Void Contract with VOA

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commission voted to end the contract between the county and Volunteers of America for juvenile probation services.