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Buffalo Council OK's Grant Apps To County Rec Board

Resolution No. 1338 was approved by the Buffalo City Council Tuesday evening, allowing the mayor and council to file four grant applications to the Johnson County Rec Board to purchase an addition to the existing skate park, chemicals for the outdoor pool, playground equipment for the Greenleaf Addition city park, and equipment for the as-yet built sports fields complex.

Occidental Hosting Murder Mystery Weekend

Occidental Hotel in Buffalo.

The Museum of the Occidental and the The Historic Occidental Hotel, sponsored by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, are presenting their First Annual Mystery Theatre Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15.

BLM Updates Johnson County On Minerals, Sage Grouse

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office Manager Duane Spencer spoke to the Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday, updating them on current revisions and plans concerning Resources in the Powder River Basin.

Johnson County Seeking New Deputy Attorney

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Johnson County Seeking New Deputy Attorney

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock is searching for a new deputy county attorney to replace current Deputy Attorney Ralph Boynton.
He has posted the opening on the Wyoming State Bar website.

Planning For Earth Day

Groups gathered Tuesday at the WYO Theater to announce Sheridan's three days of events for Earth Day 2012.

Cloud Peak Energy Joins New Safety Program

In the wake of state reports criticizing workplace safety in Wyoming, Cloud Peak Energy has announced that they will implement a new workplace safety and health program called CORESafety.

Wesleyan Church 'Easter Re-Mix' Play Tonight

The Sheridan Wesleyan Church will hold a non-traditional rendition of the Easter story tonigh and Saturday nigh at the church. Pastor Ryan Koltiska.

Bridging the Gap

Jeff Mock with RENEW cuts the ribbon on the North Park footbridge in north Sheridan.

A ceremonial ribbon cutting was held Tuesday at the footbridge at North Park in Sheridan. A good crowd was on hand to witness another step forward in pathway connectivity in Sheridan. City Project Manager Jason Baker.

Sage Grouse Hunting Regulation Comment Period Extended

Sage Grouse (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming G&F)

The public comment period on the proposed 2012 sage grouse season regulation has been extended to April 24. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing a sage grouse season between September 15th through the 30th, with a daily limit of two birds and a possession limit of four.

Johnson County Opens Bids For Employee Health Insurance

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners opened bids from four insurance carriers to provide health insurance to county employees.