Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media:
Sheridan and Johnson Countys' commissioners have been hard at work trying to nail down a deal regarding Lake DeSmet. It looks like Johnson County might buy Sheridan County's interests in the lake and make a deal with the Game and Fish on their own. Johnson County commission chair, Smokey Wildeman, says it's still in the air, though. Sheridan County's commission chair, Mike Nickell, Agrees. Here's an excerpt from their last meeting, Thursday night.
The Sheridan Commissioners will meet again Tuesday to continue negotiating the deal.
A fire at LuLu's Cafe inspired a conversation regarding whether emergency response forces in Sheridan are adequate. Fire Chief, Terry Lenhart, says he's happy with his resources.
Sheridan Fire/Rescue responded to two structure fires this week.
The start of the new month marks Movember, dedicated to raising awareness to mens' health issues. Julia Bettinger, Program Manager for Region 2 with Wyoming Cancer Resource Services in Buffalo, explains the latest trends in facial hair for the men of Sheridan and Johnson Counties.
Movember is designated to remind men of the importance of preventative health screenings and care.