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November 20th, 2013

Buffalo Now Has Own Habitat Affiliate

Habitat For Humanity has had a presence in Buffalo for quite a few years, but has always been a subsidiary office for somewhere else.
That has all changed recently as Buffalo's Habitat for Humanity organization has become independent.

Library Auction Nets Funds For Expansion Project

Cynthia Twing, Director of the Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Library updated the county commissioners on their recent auction fundraiser and their latest plans concerning their proposed expansion project.

Consultants Talk Target Industries Study

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CAEL Vice President Joel Simon at the SEEDA Board meeting Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

During their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Wednesday, members of the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board received an update from consultants on the career and technical education training study that is about to move into its second phase. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.

Public Transportation Study Results Will Be Presented at Meeting

Sheridan Senior Center Executive Director Carmen Rideout

The Sheridan Senior Center will host a community meeting Thursday that will focus on public transportation in Sheridan County. Senior Center Executive Director Carmen Rideout says that anyone is welcome to attend the presentation.

UW Receives Gift to Renovate Planetarium

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(Photo courtesy of the UW)

The Windy Ridge Foundation is providing 875-thousand dollars to modernize and renovate the 43-year old University of Wyoming Planetarium.

House Saved, with Neighbor's Help

Firefighters save house on Burton. (Photo Provided)

Local residents escaped unharmed from a house fire overnight on Burton in Sheridan.

Veteran Helps Homeless Veterans

Jim Schlenker sat down for an interview in the newsroom. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

A local veteran needs help furnishing homes for other veterans.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

IRS Issues Typhoon Scam Warnings

The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert Tuesday about possible scams being launched in the wake of the typhoon that devastated the Philippines.

Commission Postpones Floodplain Discussion, Awards Stumpy Ridge Bid, Amends Lake DeSmet Contract

Steve Maier is the chairman of the Sheridan County Commission.

The Sheridan County Commission did not talk about the flood management plan during Tuesday’s meeting, as some had expected.

College Hosts Brown Bag Seminars

Overcoming Trauma is the focus of a Brown Bag Lunch Seminar today, Nov. 20, at Sheridan College on Main Street in downtown Sheridan.