Antelope Butte Foundation Hosts Fundraising Ball

The Antelope Butte Foundation which is working toward raising funds to restore a ski area in the Big Horns will be holding a fundraising ball next month.

Legislative Forum: Commissioners Paint Dire Financial Picture

Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s budget proposal for the biennium includes a reduction of $90 million in local operating funds, which is a 50 percent reduction in total local appropriations from the last biennium.

Legislative Forum: Legislators Hear More on Title 25 Issue

Northern Wyoming Mental Health Executive Director Paul Demple (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Title 25, the state statute that allows law enforcement or medical professionals to order an involuntary hospitalization of an individual if they appear to be a threat to themselves or others, was once again a topic of discussion at Wednesday’s Legislative Forum in Sheridan.

Legislative Forum: Dayton Mayor Says Town Depends on State Grants

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Dayton Mayor Norm Anderson (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The importance of state grants was the message from Dayton Mayor Norm Anderson during his presentation at Wednesday's Legislative Forum. Anderson said that the town’s budget just isn’t big enough to handle some of the projects that need to be done.

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Justice Center Board OKs Financials For Quarter

Johnson County Commissioner Bill Novotny.

The Joint Powers Board for the Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center discussed and then approved their financial statement during their recent meeting for the first quarter of the year.

County Board Of Health Learns More About Zika Virus

Trish Thompson

Information on the Zika (ZY-kuh) Virus was shared with the Johnson County Board of Health by Public Health Nurse Trish Thompson at their recent quarterly meeting.

Planner Discusses Training, Grants With City Council

A number of subjects ranging from FEMA grant training to State Forestry Grants to sidewalks on West Angus Street near city park were discussed by Buffalo City Planning Director Lynn Barrett during her report to the city council at the last meeting.

Fire-Rescue Reports Structure Fire

At approximately 1:33 am Sheridan Fire-Rescue was dispatched to 48 North Jefferson for a reported structure fire.

Legislative Forum: Requests Include Support for Air Service, School Programs, Ski Facility

Jay Stender presented the information on Forward Sheridan and commercial air service. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Wyoming legislators were asked to allocate money for air service, support farm to school and pre-kindergarten readiness programs and identify possible funding opportunities for a mountain recreation area, during the morning session of the legislative forum held Tuesday in Sheridan.