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A Look Back in Time: April 17, 1914

Sheridan's Painters' Union local 996 hosted an informal dinner last night at the Palace cafe.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)

Next week has been designated Severe Weather Awareness Week for Wyoming by the National Weather Service. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

County to Begin Applying Mag Chloride Next Week

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The Sheridan County Public Works Road and Bridge Department is scheduled to apply magnesium chloride on a number of county roads next week.

Local Student Advances to Next Level of Talent Competition

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Sheridan High School student Lachlan Brennan recently won first place in the Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow District competition held in Riverton. Lachlan's performance of the third movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata landed him first prize for division one.

YMCA Receives Survey Funds, Library Opts Out

The Johnson County Library reported to the county commissioners at their meeting this week that they do not wish to participate in the survey of public opinion that will be conducted by the YMCA.

Madden Seeks Another Term

State Representative Mike Madden

State Representative Mike Madden, in a news release Tuesday, announced he is seeking another term to serve as Representative of House District 40, which encompasses all of Johnson County and the eastern portion of Sheridan County.

Buffalo Council Passes Resolution For Its Eight Mills

Buffalo's City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, passed Resolution No. 1373, setting the request for municipal funds from property taxes for the city at their allotted 8 mills for Fiscal year 2014-2015.

Officials Plan Airport, Courthouse Upgrades

Local county officials talked about upgrades to the airport and courthouse during a recent meeting. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Hospital Changes Doctor Service Ordering Policy

Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

Managers of Sheridan’s county hospital made changes recently to the policy which regulates doctors ordering of services.

Ag Committee Hears Energy Report

The federal Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program provides financing for such projects, including biomass or bioenergy projects, geothermal-electrical generation, and small or large solar energy and wind-energy devices.

District Hires Principal for Big Horn Elementary

Superintendent Marty Kobza is a regular guest on Sheridan Media's Public Pulse news talk show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The trustees of Sheridan County School District 1 hired a new elementary school principal Monday night for Big Horn. In an interview after the meeting, Superintendent Marty Kobza said Kathy Powers will be here the first of July to take the job.

City, WyDOT Give Lewis Bridge Update

Alger Street in front of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is now closed. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The city’s project manager and an engineer for the state transportation department said the Lewis Street Bridge project in Sheridan is moving along as planned.

Purse Snatching, Car Theft, Counterfeiting Top Police Reports

Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen checked in this week with the local police department. She talked with one of the sergeants about recent incidents. Here's her report.

SHS Students Gear Up for National Competition

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Students from Sheridan High School are getting ready to attend a national competition in our nation's capital. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.