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January 19th, 2012

G&F Remind Dog Owners that Deer Can Be Dangerous

Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke

Deer in residential areas in Sheridan County certainly isn't something new, but an increase in incidents involving deer harming dogs is something that has the attention of the local Game and Fish Office. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Buffalo Senior Center Pancake Supper Fundraiser Friday

Buffalo Senior Center

Friday night the Buffalo Senior Center will be having its annual Pancake Supper Fundraiser.
Joe Michel, Chairman of the Senior Center's Advisory Council, said the center usually has a monthly carry-in supper, but this month the pancake supper will take its place.

Jo Co Audit Good, Only Minor Issues

Johnson County's Commissioners received an audit report at their Tuesday meeting, and overall, they got a "clean" report, with only minor issues that need attention.

City/County Engineer Moving Forward, Interviews Next

Buffalo City Council

At their meeting Tuesday night, the Buffalo City Council removed from the table their motion to hire a joint City/County Engineer, after hearing public comments from a number of citizens both for and against the position and discussions between councilmembers.

January 18th

State Troopers Make Unusual Seizure

State Troopers Make Unusual Seizure

Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers made quite a unique seizure this week just outside of Cheyenne on Highway 80. Troopers seized approximately $5.7 million in counterfeit handbags, shoes and other clothing during a routine commercial vehicle inspection.

Cost of Living Formula Switch Could Mean Cuts for District 1

Superintendent Marty Kobza

Legislation could change the formula the state uses to calculate cost of living adjustment for school districts. Cost of living determines how school districts are funded each year to pay teachers, and the change could mean cuts for 31 districts across the state, including Sheridan County School District 1.

Sheridan County School District 1 January Board Report

Sheridan County School District 1 board of trustees met for their regular meeting Tuesday night in Big Horn.

SCLT Announces Headwaters of McCormick Creek Protection

McCormick Creek Headwaters Property (Sheridan Community Land Trust courtesy photo)

Sheridan Community Land Trust announced Monday the protection of a donated conservation easement: the Headwaters of McCormick Creek, a ranch donated by Charlie Hart of the Big Horn area.

Sheridan Senior Center to Apply for CDBG Grant

Sheridan Senior Center Executive Director Carmen Rideout

The Sheridan Senior Center will apply for a Community Development Block Grant from the state to conduct a site specific feasibility of the existing Senior Center facility. The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday sponsoring the grant application.

East 5th Street Corridor Workshop

An intrigued crowd at the East 5th Street Corridor workshop Tuesday night.

The development of the East 5th Street Corridor Plan is a project sponsored by th City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, and WYDOT.