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July 16th, 2013

NEWY to Host Tour of Northeast Wyoming in Early August

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders Association, or NEWY, will be hosting a tour next month that will give delegates from Washington D.C. the opportunity see firsthand the benefits of coal mining in northeastern Wyoming.

Sheridan County Approves Budget

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved the County's budget for the fiscal year Tuesday morning. Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller says that the $15.7 million budget is considerably less than it was just four years ago.

Up with People Comes to Sheridan Next Month

Up with People Comes to Sheridan Next Month (Photo courtesy

It's been 13 years since Up with People last stopped in Sheridan, but this time next month, students from around the world will be coming to stay in town with host families for an opportunity to experience the world's many cultures.

SCSD 2 Trustees Talk Federal Fruits and Vegetables Program

SCSD 2 Trustees Talk Federal Fruits and Vegetables Program (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

We first told you Tuesday that the Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees came to a consensus that legal counsel should be sought when it comes to investigating alternative ways to support the fruits and vegetables program currently available at one of the schools.

SPD: ID Scanners a Deterrent to Underage Drinking

SPD: ID Scanners a Deterrent to Underage Drinking

The State Liquor Commission and the city of Gillette helped to provide four high-tech ID scanners for use at the street dance in Sheridan on Friday and Saturday during rodeo weekend.

July 15th

Wyoming Prepares for Final Winter of Cloud Seeding

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Preparations are being made for a final winter of seeding clouds over Wyoming mountains as part of the state's unique research project to determine whether the practice actually works.

Briefs From Buffalo City Council

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council heard an update from City Attorney Ben Kirven on the new animal codes he will compiling. Kirven and City Animal Control Officer (ACO) Karen Kimutis will be working together to compile information for the new city codes.

NE Wyo Mayors Discuss Concerns, Issues With Governor

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

Last week the mayors from the “big three” municipalities in Northeast Wyoming, Dave Kinski from Sheridan, Tom Murphy from Gillette, and Randy Dyess from Buffalo met with Wyoming Governor Matt Mead to discuss a number of topics with him, all pertaining to the well-being of this corner of the state.

Jo Co Commission Approves Budget At Monday Meeting

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their special Monday meeting, approved their budget for FY 2013-14, using all of their available 12 mills and accepting a total appropriation of just over $40 million.

Illinois Street Rezone Approved

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A request from First Federal Savings Bank to rezone two residential properties that they own just south of their bank on Coffeen Avenue was approved on first reading by the Sheridan City Council Monday night. The rezone would change the properties from R-2 residential to a B-1 business district.