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Subdivision on Hold, Citizens Oppose Dog Park

City Planning Director Lynn Barrett gave her report to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, updating them on the proposed subdivision on Klondike Road south of Buffalo.

Buffalo Participates In Drug Take-Back Day

The national Drug Take-Back Day was Saturday and most towns in Wyoming took part in some way, including Buffalo through the efforts of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

Healthy Kids Day Promotes Healthy Habits

The annual Healthy Kids Day, put on by the Johnson County Family YMCA was this past Saturday, and again had a great turnout of kids learning healthy habits they can take with them to lead healthier lives.

15th Anniversary of Wyoming Wind Energy

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RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has marked its 15th anniversary of wind generated electricity in the state.

What began with 69 turbines in Carbon County has grown into a statewide industry with almost 1,000 towers in six counties.

Game and Fish to Plan Wolf Hunting Season

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold public meetings next month in Jackson to hear comment on proposed 2014 gray wolf hunting seasons, changes to license issuance and hunter safety regulations.

Sheridan High School Graduation Next Month

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More than 200 Sheridan High School students will receive their diplomas in graduation ceremonies next month. Principal Dirlene Wheeler said 211 are scheduled to graduate, but that number is subject to change during the next few weeks.

Week in Review

It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top news stories from the past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

A Wyoming Supreme Court ruling in December of last year changed the way municipalities negotiate a collective bargaining agreement with their local firefighters union. The Court's decision stipulates that negotiations with the union must be conducted with a quorum of the City Council present, and the Mayor as lead negotiator for the city.

At the end of the most recent City Council meeting, the local firefighters union and the City opened negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement. President of the local union, George Neeson wasn't exactly pleased with the way things started out.

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A Look Back in Time: April 27, 1914

C.K. Boyle fell into the chloride vat at 11 o'clock this morning.

Arch Coal Cited For Miner's Death

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 GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - The Mine Safety and Health Administration says a coal mine fatality in the Powder River Basin could have been prevented with proper maintenance of a power shovel and by sticking to safety training for moving shovels.
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