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Commissioners Make House District 30 Appointment

Kathy Coleman shortly after being appointed by County Commissioners to fill the unexpired term of Jon Botten, who recently resigned from his House District 30 position. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday to make an appointment to fill the vacancy of the House District 30 seat that was caused by Jon Botten's resignation.

Sheridan High School Homecoming

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Sheridan High School Homecoming is in full swing this week as the Broncs gear up to take on the Laramie Plainsmen this Friday on Homer Scott Field. The school is a buzz with festivities this week as students share school spirit and crazy fashion.

Multiple Flu Cases Confirmed in Sheridan County

Flu season seems to have hit Sheridan County early this year.

Morning Scare Yields No Bear

Game and Fish officials, along with local law enforcement, responded to a report that a bear was in town this morning behind the Heritage Towers, near the YMCA. Tim Thomas, with the Game and Fish said no bear was found and emergency responders stepped down after an hour-long search.

Gov. Mead Discusses Lake DeSmet

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, joined Public Pulse host, Kim Love, on Tuesday. Love asked the governor if he wanted to weigh in on the Lake DeSmet issue involving the disparities between Sheridan and Johnson counties regarding a 99-year water lease agreement with the Game and Fish.

Food Bank: Stop Donating Junk

Unsuitable donations to the People's Assistance Food Bank have caused the organization to rework its entire business model.

New Prevention Specialist Brings Different View To Position

Todd Cornell

The Johnson County Community Resource Center's new Community Prevention Professional, Todd Cornell, was officially introduced to some community members at last week's Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition meeting.

Local Law Enforcement Adopts Zero Tolerance For Bar Fights

At the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday afternoon, Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder informed the council that the BPD and Johnson County Sheriffs Office have adopted a zero-tolerance policy on bar fights, stemming from an altercation last month at the Centery Club that resulted in the death of 45-year old Brian Newman.

Johnson County Addresses Kumor Road Concerns

A county resident on Kumor Road has brought to the attention of Johnson County officials his concerns over car accidents and his unhappiness with frequent repairing of a section of his fence on a corner where the road runs adjacent to his property.

Council Approves Building Code Ordinance on First Reading

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Last week Sheridan Media reported that the City of Sheridan has been holding code update classes to help get people up to speed on the 2012 International Building Code.

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