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Donate Blood Monday In Buffalo

United Blood Services will have their latest Buffalo blood drive this coming Monday, April 14th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building from 1 to 6 in the afternoon.

Local Leaders Deliver Entertaining Updates

Sheridan County Commission Chair Terry Cram gave the wrap for the county. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Town Councilman Peter Clark gave the update for Ranchester. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
Mayor Bob Wood of Dayton gave the project round-up for his town. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Local leaders came together this week to give entertaining updates to a couple hundred people gathered for a luncheon in Sheridan. Leslie Stratmoen was there and brings us this report.

State Bird Takes Flight Through U.S. Mail

Western Meadowlark Stamp -- Courtesy of U.S. Postal Service

Songbirds took flight this week through the Unites States Postal Service by being depicted on their latest forever stamps, and included in the 10 chosen is Wyoming's state bird, the Western Meadowlark.

Counselor: Changing Thoughts Creates Change

Counselor Lynn Gordon during her Brown Bag presentation on Wednesday. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Each person at Lynn Gordon's Brown Bag Seminar talk Wednesday was given a pearl and a small jar of Play-Doh – and told to wrap the pearl in the clay.

District Needs Construction Manager

Sheridan County School District 2 will seek the services of a construction manager at risk to oversee renovations of Sheridan High School's locker room area.

District Needs Roof Repair Funds

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Tom Sachse, right, listens to Superintendent Craig Dougherty talk about the problem. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County School District 2 is asking for emergency funds from the state to repair the roof of the Early Building.

College Opens Outdoors Center

Northern Wyoming Community College trustee Bruce Hoffman, left, visits with Sheridan College Student Body President Trapper Rieniets during the Innominate House tour. (Photo by Pat Blair)
Director of Facilities Kent Anderson, left, chats with Custodial Services Manager Del Seville during the open house celebration. (Photo by Pat Blair)

An open house held Wednesday night celebrated completion of Innominate House, which is Sheridan College's outdoor programming facility.

UPDATE: Equipment Problem Causes Charter Outage

An outage that disrupted internet and phone service in Sheridan County last night (Wednesday, April 9) has been traced to a Billings, Mont., data center.

Fire Destroys House in Dayton

A fire destroyed a home on Cemetery Road in Dayton on Tuesday afternoon.

A Look Back in Time: April 10, 1914

The city council will probably in the near future ask citizens to vote an issue of $40,000 in bonds to extend the sanitary sewer service.

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Maverick Road Closes Temporarily

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(Photo By Ron Richter)

Sheridan County Road #1213, known as Maverick Road, will be closed this upcoming Monday and Tuesday due to a Sheridan Area Water Supply System waterline relocation project.

Citizens Have Trust in State Government

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Photo by Ron Richter)

During his monthly news conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead commented on a recently released poll that shows that residents of Wyoming have significant trust in state government.

Assessor: Johnson County Valuation Up 10 Percent

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers gave a report to the county commissioners at this week's meeting on valuation in the county, and her office is estimating it to be 10 percent above last year.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant Application For Study

Dave Spencer, Regional Director for the Wyoming Business Council, and Dave Simonsen, Economic Development Director for the Joint Powers Board, approached the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, explaining why they feel the need to apply for a planning grant to study the feasibility of a technology-based business corridor east of Buffalo.