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Sheridan County Chamber and Sheridan College Visioning Session

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Sheridan College and the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce held a visioning session Tuesday night at the Golden Dome.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and Sheridan College held a round table visioning session Tuesday night at the Golden Dome.

Jo Co Adopts One Percent Funding Suggestions

The Johnson County Commissioners approved the recommendations of the One-Percent Committee at their meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo Council Awards Contracts for Tennis Courts

The Buffalo City Council awarded the contracts for the new tennis courts that will be constructed in Washington Park this summer to Renner Sports Surfaces of Denver, and City Electric in Buffalo.

An Earth Day Extravaganza

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Sheridan County will hold several events to celebrate Earth Day 2011.

This year will mark the 41st anniversary of Earth Day and three events are being planned to coincide with the day that is set aside to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.

County Commission: Animal Nuisance Rules & Regulations

Conundrum: how to enforce issue of barking dogs.

While the first April meeting of the Sheridan County Commission was under an hour, about twenty minutes of public comment was spent on the issue of Resolution 11-01-001.

Council Denies Developers Rezone Request

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Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz

A request from Developer Steve Grimshaw to rezone just over 3 acres of land north of the Quail Ridge Drive and Covey Run Road intersection was denied by the Sheridan City Council.

City Holds Fire Union Grievance Hearing

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The local firefighters union has filed a grievance with the City of Sheridan over wage increases.

After a brief executive session Monday night, the Sheridan City Council held a hearing in regard to a grievance filed by the Local International Association of Firefighters Union.

School District 2: No Meadowlark Contractor Bid Awarded

A question on the 30/70 statute is still being addressed before awarding the contractor bid on the new Meadowlark Elementary School in Sheridan.

And the Contractor Bid award goes to... no one ... yet.

Sheridan Jr. High Art Extravaganza Opens Today

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The Sheridan Junior High Art Extravaganza is on display throughout April at the SAGE Gallery at the Sheridan College Main Street location.

The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al, or SAGE, is opening the Sheridan Junior High School Art Extravaganza exhibit today at the SAGE Gallery at the Sheridan College Main Street location.

Emergency Management Receives Sandbags

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman stands next to a delivery of 25,000 sandbags, which arrived Monday morning from the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security. Added to what the County already had, there are now 40,000 availalble to fill if springtime flooding occurs.

With springtime comes mountain runoff of rivers, creeks and streams. The folks at Sheridan County Emergency Management have been stockpiling sandbags in the storehouse in the event that waterways in this region go over their banks.