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October 21st, 2013

Council Approves Flood Plan On Second Reading

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan is in the process of adopting a new flood plain ordinance in accordance with the new flood insurance rate maps that will take effect early next year. The Sheridan City Council approved the new ordinance on second reading at their meeting Monday night.

Early Snow Hard On Man, Beast, Trees

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Bill Sniffin

By Bill Sniffin

The recent late September and early October snowstorms in Wyoming sure seemed like an anomaly.

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Council Hears Railroad District Plan

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The Sheridan City Council will receive a presentation tonight from Edre Maier regarding the Master Plan for the Historic Railroad District. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey explains the area of the city where the railroad district is located.

WYO Theater Hosts Gala

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Saturday, the WYO Theater held its gala premier featuring the Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece “Cabaret.” For the WYO, it's the one fundraising event for the year. Executive Director Nick Johnson...

Girl Scouts Make World Better Place

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Jean Harm

It's their mission, 'building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.' That's what Girl Scouts is all about; it's not all about Girl Scout Cookies.

Link Floods Commons With Pink

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Two year-old Avery Hansen participated with mom, Georgia Kanuff, in The Link.

Saturday, Whitney Commons was flooded with pink as hundreds participated in the 5th annual breast cancer awareness walk called “The Link-Partners in Pink.” Sponsored by Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation, the event included a 10K run, a 5K walk/run and a 1.5 mile walk.

The Poll Question of the Week

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On November 5th, voters will decide if they want to renew Sheridan County's 1 percent Capital Facilities Tax. It's the penny tax that helps pay for infrastructure projects in the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, as well as the municipalities of Clearmont, Dayton, and Ranchester.

Fort Hosts Full Moon Friday

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Superintendent Misty Stoll

An October full moon was the perfect backdrop as visitors got a taste of the spookier side of history at Fort Phil Kearny Friday night. It was the first-ever “Full Moon Fort” with guided lantern tours of the fort grounds sprinkled with the fun and freaky facts of soldier and native daily life.

Board Hears Audit, Project Update

The recent audit conducted of the Johnson County School District has been completed and came back “clean” for the most part, with only a few items left to be completed.
District Business Administrator Matt Ramey gave a report to the Board of Trustees at their last meeting, saying there are a few minor issues that will need to be addressed, and the auditors will have a report ready to present to the board in the near future.

Shutdown Effects Mixed, Says Buffalo Chamber

The recent partial shutdown of the Federal Government has had negative effects on some local businesses, but slight or no effects on others, and in some cases has actually helped local business, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.