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December 21st

Buffalo Council Chooses Gerard For Vacant Seat

Justin Gerard

Justin Gerard was chosen by the Buffalo City Council to man the empty seat left when Bruce Hepp passed away suddenly earlier this year.

Contract Renewed Between G&F and Jo Co at Lake DeSmet

The Johnson County Commissioners have renewed the contract between the Wyoming Game and Fish and Johnson County/Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area for 2012.

Nothing New On Investigation of Jo Co Assessor's Office

The Johnson County Commissione had nothing new to report during their meeting Tuesday on the ongoing investigation into the former Johnson County Assessor's Office.

Jo Co To Seek Extension for Murphy Creek Bridge

The Johnson County Commission approved a request from Road and Bridge to seek an extension for placing posts at the Murphy Creek Bridge in southern Johnson County to restrict the types of traffic that can use the bridge.

December 20th

DSA to Look at Feasibility of Downtown Development Authority

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Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Stacie Coe

The Downtown Sheridan Association will move forward with plans of hiring a consultant to conduct a feasibility study on creation of a Downtown Development Authority in Sheridan.

Public Comment Period Begins on Story Septic System Regulations

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

A 45-day public comment period is under way regarding the proposed supplemental regulations for Story area septic systems.

New Years Resolution: Quit Smoking

The Wyoming Department of Health suggests residents abandon smoking as a New Years Resolution for 2012 and offers a myriad of cessation resources at a low cost to help out.

Commissioners Award Contract for New Courthouse Hearing Room

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Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee' Obermueller

The Sheridan County Commissioners awarded the contract for a new hearing room at the Sheridan County Courthouse to O'Dell Construction in the amount of $368,700 Tuesday morning.

Two Overdue Hunters Found Uninjured

Sheridan Area Search and Rescue found two overdue hunters uninjured Monday morning after an search that lasted all of Sunday night and spanned the Clear Creek drainage from Steamboat Point down into Tongue River Canyon, according to the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office.

Enrollment Opens for First Light Children's Center

First Light Executive Director Ann Perkins

(Updated 12-21 with corrections)-- First Light Children's Center is now accepting applications for students as it prepares to open at the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority's facility on East Brundage Street.