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Highland Park Nominated for Blue Ribbon Award

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The Wyoming Department of Education has announced that Highland Park Elementary School in Sheridan is one of three nominees in the state for the National Blue Ribbon Schools award.

Sheridan College Among Nation's Fastest-Growing

Sheridan College is among the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation – and the only college in the Rocky Mountain states to make the list announced in a recent report. College President Dr.

Sheriff's Office Requests Assistance in Property Destruction Case

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The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance identifying a person of interest in a property destruction case which occurred January 10, 2014 in the 100 block of West Burkitt Street in Sheridan.

Schiffer: Wyoming Tourism Efforts Must Be Aggressive

State Senator John Schiffer says Wyoming's tourism industry must be aggressive, adding that competition with Montana is fierce. He told those attending yesterday's legislative forum that Montana would love to take all of Wyoming's tourists.

Brewery Company Co-owner Questions Beer Tax

At Thursday's legislative forum in Sheridan, Black Tooth Brewing Company co-owner Tim Barnes questioned why Wyoming legislators are considering an increase in beer taxes, and said that will hurt the state's micro-brewery business.

Legislators Hear Report on Forward Sheridan

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One Sheridan company has released Droid apps and is in public beta testing for an educational release. Another has received a U.S. patent for a new healthcare software. A company in the high tech park on Sheridan's north side now has 80 employees and continues to grow.

Ernst Murderer Re-sentenced in District Court

A re-sentencing hearing for 20-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen was held in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday. Sen was convicted of First Degree Murder for the 2009 home invasion killing of Robert Ernst of Sheridan and was sentenced to life in prison without parole in 2010.

City Begins Work on Abandoned Ditches

City Works Director Les Hook told the city council at their last meeting that he is beginning to work on abandoned ditches within the city limits.
He will be identifying them, mapping them and looking into any possible water rights the city may be entitled to by having them declared abandoned.

Audit, Construction, Health Insurance In Report to School Board

Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees got a report from District Business Manager Matt Ramey this week, where he touched on the final audit report, health insurance and construction on South Burritt.

City Accepts Bid For South Burritt Reconstruction Project

The Buffalo City Council has awarded the contract for the South Burritt Street Reconstruction Project to Powder River Construction of Gillette.
They were the lowest bidder of the five bids the city received for the project.

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