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Commissioner Wildeman Seeking Re-Election In 2012

Albert "Smokey" Wildeman

Johnson County Commissioner Albert “Smokey” Wildeman has officially thrown his hat in the ring to run for his seat on the county commission in this year's election.

Wildeman's seat is the only one up for election this year.

Johnson County Awards Cobecon Contract For Insurance

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, awarded the contract to provide administrative services for employee healthcare to Cobecon.

Miss Sheridan Fights Homophobia

Chelsie Nowak, reigning Miss Sheridan, is gearing up for the Miss Wyoming pageant, which will be held here at the WYO Theater June 23.

Greenhouse Project Seeks Green Funds

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Greenhouse Project in Sheridan is seeking public donations to fund a landscaping project to complete the exterior of their new, four-cottage facility. The whole bill for the yard work and supplies totals about $27,000, and $16,000 have already been raised.

Elk, Deer and Antelope Permit Requests Now Accepted On Paper

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will accept resident hunting applications for elk, deer and antelope through the end of May.

Barrasso Seeks To Bolster Energy Industry

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Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso has introduced legislation that aims to create energy sector jobs.

Citizen Blasts Gerard For Attending Buffalo Council Meeting

Buffalo City Councilman Justin Gerard

Buffalo resident Lew Pierson sat through the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday night, waiting for the public comment period, then spoke directly to the council, particularly councilman Justin Gerard, about his recent arrest on drug charges.

Sheridan College Cancels Evening Classes Due to Gas Leak

Sheridan College Cancels Evening Classes Due to Gas Leak

Officials with Sheridan College announced late Tuesday afternoon that all classes last night had to be canceled due to a gas leak that was caused from the current construction at the College.

Commissioners Deny CUP Request to Move Two Mobile Homes

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Sheridan County Commission Chair Mike Nickel

Following an hour long public hearing where Sheridan County Commissioners listened to numerous concerns from neighbors, Commissioners denied a conditional use permit request from Wagon Box RV Park in Story.

Council Fills Vacant Ward Two Seat

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Kristin Kelly

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday to fill the Ward Two seat left vacant by John Bigelow's resignation at the end of March. In a blind paper ballot vote, the Council nominated applicant Kristin Kelly to serve the remainder of Bigelow's term, which runs through this year.