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March 23rd, 2011

Meeting Puts Trabing Road Project on Course

Representatives from JLM Engineering, Johnson County and the Wyoming Department of Transportation go over the plan to rebuild Trabing Road south of Buffalo at a meeting Tuesday at JLM.

A public meeting with all entities concerned over the Trabing Road Project ended with everyone in agreement of what should be done, and by whom, and more inportantly, when.
County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman said he and the other commissioners are pleased with the outcome of the meeting.

Economic Development a Three-Prong Effort

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

Johnson County, the City of Buffalo and the Town of Kaycee are currently working together to implement an Economic Development Entity for the betterment of the entire county.

March 22nd

SEEDA Receives Audit and Discusses Design Standards for Business Park

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SEEDA receives financial audit.

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority Joint Powers Board received their financial audit at their monthly meeting Tuesday morning.

Shooting Suspect Appears in Circuit Court

Shooting Suspect Appears in Circuit Court

Sheridan resident Eddie Delk had his Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday. Delk is charged with Aggravated Assault and Battery for allegedly shooting Kenny Rosalez in the neck this past Saturday night in Sheridan.

Greenhouse for Living Awards Contractor Bid

Wright Brothers has been awarded the bid to build the new Green House facility west of Sheridan.

In a news release from Greenhouse Living for Sheridan, a contractor has been approved and a bid accepted to begin work on the new facility.

Sheridan City Council Tables Rezone Request

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Sheridan City Councilman John Heath

The Sheridan City Council Monday night elected to table a request to rezone just over three acres of land northwest of Sheridan. The rezone request was from Developer Steve Grimshaw to change zoning on the property from R-1 residential to R-3 residential.

Learn How to Extend Your Growing Season

Example of a Hoop House for gardening. [http://www.flickr.com/photos/jason-riedy/2715538555/]

With spring growing season comes educational opportunities provided by the University of Wyoming Extension Service.

Tax Deadline is Less Than a Month Away

Tax day is less than a month away.

The Internal Revenue Service announced in January that the deadline to file your 2010 tax returns this year has been extended to April 18th. This was done in recognition of Emancipation Day, which is an official public holiday in the District of Columbia, although it is not recognized as a holiday by most states in the U.S.

JoCo Looks Into Employee Drug Testing

Drug testing for Johnson County employees looks to be one step closer to being implemented after a testing company presented information on their testing experience and policies at the Commission meeting last week.

JoCo Chamber Luncheon: Learn About Yellowstone Volcano

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon will feature information on the Yellowstone Volcano and the surrounding Geothermal Ecosystem. The information will be provided by one of the top experts in the field, who has studied the area extensively.