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City Moves Forward With West 5th Street Reconstruction Project

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The City of Sheridan took several steps Monday night in moving the West 5th Street reconstruction project forward.

NWCCD, SCSD2 Preparing Students For Global Economy

The Boards of Trustees from the Northern Wyoming Community College District and Sheridan County School District No. 2 had their annual meeting Monday night to discuss how the entities can work together to better prepare students to compete in the global workforce in the coming years.

14,000 comments About NW Coal Export Terminal

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - After seven public meetings across Washington about a proposed coal export terminal near Bellingham more than 14,000 comments have been collected. The comments will determine issues to be examined in an environmental study.

Sheridan College In Jo Co Reports To NWCCD Board

At their meeting in Buffalo Thursday, the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees got an update on enrollment at the Sheridan College in Johnson County campus from new Director Derek Andrews.

Johnson County OKs Request From Judicial Center JPB

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a request from the Judicial Center's Joint Powers Board to install additional power outlets in the Judicial Center's Dispatch Center.

Buffalo Council Releases Retainage, Acquires Street

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved a request from City Works Director Les Hook to release half of the retainage to the contractor on the 18-inch water line project west of town.

“Sleeper” House bills address groundwater pollution from leaky landfills

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Capitol Beat from WyoFile

A "Capitol Beat" post by Gregory Nickerson

WyoFile.com
originally published January 17, 2013

Cloud Peak Ranch 17th Filing Tabled Indefinitely

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Sheridan City Councilman John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

After tabling the item two weeks ago at their last meeting, the Sheridan City Council removed from the table the Cloud Peak Ranch 17th filing Monday night. The Council, after much discussion, elected to table the item once again, this time, indefinitely.

Legislative Panel Rejects Mead's Fiscal Proposals

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The legislative panel responsible for drafting a supplemental Wyoming state budget bill recommends that lawmakers reject Gov. Matt Mead's proposal to cut the flow of energy revenues going into permanent savings and school construction.

Central Wyoming Snowpack Lagging, Hurting Skiing

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The central Wyoming snowpack is lagging this year, hurting business at Hogadon Ski Area on Casper Mountain. The snowpack in the northern Laramie Range is between 60 to 70 percent of the 30-year average. The ski area opened a month late on Dec. 30 and only two runs are open.

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