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Grants are Goal of Utility Ordinance

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey -- Photo by Pat Blair

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says the city doesn't want to be in the electrical utility business.

Students Present Eco Chic Fashion Show

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Paul Ditty designed clothing from sheets for the show and Emily Schroeder made a creation from a thrift store find. (Photo by UW student McCall Linke)

College students are coming together this week to present a sustainable fabric showcase. Leslie Stratmoen talked with the organizer of the event and brings us the report.

Construction Closes Canyon Road

Construction has closed a canyon road. Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

A Look Back in Time: April 9, 1914

County commissioners adjourned their regular meeting last evening after deciding to make a trip of inspections of bridges and culverts throughout the county.

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Senate File 104 Fallout Continues

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Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Legislative Service Office)

Legislation enacted over a year ago continues to make the news. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Bridge Project Prompts Changes at Local Library

Fulmer Library Executive Director Cameron Duff (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project in Sheridan is well underway. The project consists of replacing the existing bridge and redoing several of the surrounding streets to enhance safety and traffic flow in the area.

YMCA Must Wait Another Week For Funding

Johnson County Family YMCA

Johnson County's Commissioners decided to allow the Johnson County Family YMCA to use $100,000 in funds the commissioners set aside for use on their proposed expansion project, but the “Y” must wait another week on a decision by the library on whether or not they intend to join the YMCA's upcoming public survey.

Dog Park Public Meeting Draws Mixed Opinions

Everyone was encouraged to give their opinion on the proposed dog park.

The Vision Buffalo Commission (also known as the VBC) hosted a public informational and support meeting on a proposed new dog park for the City of Buffalo at City Hall Tuesday evening.

Planning For Car Club Tour To Kaycee Sunday

The Sheridan and Johnson County Model A and Pioneer Car Club will meet on Sunday, April 13th at the Country Kitchen in Sheridan.

Commission Considers Coroner Salary

After decades of paying the coroner a flat fee per case, the Sheridan County commissioners are considering a salary for the elected official.

Turkey Hunters Should be Able to Bag a Bird

Bud Stewart is one of the state's game officials in Sheridan.

Wildlife officials say turkey hunters in Hunt Area 3, which includes the counties of Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell, should have plenty of wild turkeys to pursue this spring because populations are generally in good shape.

OSHA Hearing Examines Silica Dust Risks in Fracking

OSHA just wrapped up nearly three weeks of hearings on a proposed rule to limit workers' exposure to silica dust. Hydraulic fracturing, which is done in Wyoming, was one of the industry exposures examined, along with general construction, masonry and foundries.

Rios Named to City Council

Sheridan businessman Jesus Rios has been elected to finish out the unexpired term of Levi Dominguez on the Sheridan City Council.

Energy Company Recognized for Supporting Education

An energy company that operates a coal mine 35 miles north of Sheridan and contributes to the technical programs at the community colleges of both Sheridan and Gillette has been recognized nationally for its commitment to education.