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Buffalo Council: No Open Containers At Ball Fields

The Buffalo City Council, at the request of Police Sgt. Garth Nicholas, upheld a ban on open containers at the softball/baseball fields at Centennial Park.

Johnson County Takes Care of Some Housekeeping

Johnson County Commissioners

At their regular meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a number of “housekeeping” Resolutions and contracts.

UW Launches Wildfire Prevention Website

The University of Wyoming has established a website that provides ways for landowners to reduce wildfire risks to houses, cabins and outbuildings.

Sheridan Search and Rescue Responds to Back-To-Back Calls

Sheridan Search and Rescue volunteers worked with county emergency responders in back-to-back incidents over the weekend.

Inmate Escapes From State Honor Camp

James Friesan escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp at approximately 11:30 this morning. If sighted, please contact local authorities. (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Corrections)

An inmate from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp is on escape status after being seen leaving the the facility without permission this morning.

FEMA to Host Open House on Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

Several years ago the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County contracted with the Army Corps of Engineers to develop a flood study on the various waterways within Sheridan County. Public Works Director for Sheridan County Rod Liesinger.

NMA Kicks-Off Economic Initiative

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The North Main Association in Sheridan will be kicking off their economic growth initiative today and tomorrow. NMA President Shelleen Smith explains that consultants will be in Sheridan the next couple of days to gather information.

Buffalo Council OKs $13.9 Million Budget On Second Reading

At their meeting June 5th, the Buffalo City Council approved on second reading Ordinance No. 1357, the Annual Appropriation Bill in the amount of $13,883,607.

The appropriation is for FY 2013 from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

JCHC 2012 Construction Project Update Positive

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

Johnson County Healthcare Center Adminstrator Sandy Ward gave the Board an update on the 2012 construction project at their meeting May 30, saying the project is nearing completion and still under budget.

G&F Recruits Summer Help

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has recruited three college students for summer work at the Story fish hatchery. Information specialist with the Game and Fish, Warren Mischke, said these interns will shoulder a big responsibility.

SheridanWyoming.com