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April 1st, 2013

Tickets On Sale Now For Buffalo Swim Club Duck Race

Volunteers gather ducks during last year's Buffalo Swim Club Duck Race.

The Buffalo Swim Club is currently selling tickets for their annual Duck Race which will happen Saturday, April 20th on Clear Creek in Buffalo.

Buffalo's Raw Water Line Upgrade Nearing Completion

Nearly 1,000 feet of the line has been replaced and crews still need to complete the lower tie-in with the existing junction. They are still waiting on controls for the pressure-reduction valves and the project will be completed once those are installed.

Economic Development JPB Seeks Director

Members of the Buffalo/Kaycee/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board discuss options with representatives of MCS Strategies. Sheridan Media File photo.

Members of the Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board spoke to both the Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commission at their last meetings, to give them an update on the organization, its goals and to gather support for an Economic Development Director.

City Council Tables Skyview West

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After nearly two hours of a public hearing that included presentations from the engineer for the project, adjacent landowners for and against the project, and three different attorneys, the Sheridan City Council elected to table the Skyview West PUD overlay Monday night.

New Restaurant Coming Soon

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The Sheridan City Council approved an application from the Phoenix Restaurant Group Monday night for a bar and grill license. This means that the corner of Brundage and Main Street in Downtown Sheridan will sit vacant no more as a new resteraunt on Main will be opening soon.

Governor Commends Jackson and Cody for Local Solution

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Due to federal budget cuts in the congressional sequester, Yellowstone National Park officials were facing the reality of opening roads within the park later than usual due to a lack of funding that is required to snow-plow the roads.

Wyoming Game and Fish Introduces New Invasive Species Regulations

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Wyoming Game and Fish Introduces New Invasive Species Regulations (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has introduced new regulations in an effort to keep Wyoming's waters free from harmful aquatic invasive species.

Powder River Basin Resource Council Awards Prizes to Science Fair Participants

Powder River Basin Resource Council Awards Prizes to Science Fair Participants

The Powder River Basin Resource Council, a grassroots organization dedicated to conservation of Wyoming's natural resources, has announced the winners of this year's science fair. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

A Busy Month At the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library

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A Busy Month At the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library

April is a busy month at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Library Director Cameron Duff says there will be a variety of free programs available to members of the public.

Buffalo's Raw Water Line Upgrade Nearing Completion

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council was updated on the raw water line project by City Works Director Les Hook, who said the line is “pretty much wrapped up.”