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Buffalo City Work Dept. Makes Report to Council

City Works Director Les Hook reported on a number of projects at last week’s council meeting, and requested consideration of the purchase of a needed piece of equipment.

Easements Discussed for Various Buffalo Projects

Easements for current and future projects in and around Buffalo were discussed at last week’s city council meeting.

Jo Co Attorney Brings VOA Issues to Commission

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock approached the county commissioners for help in funding for Volunteers of America, and also the possibility of housing VOA workers in a county-owned space.

NWCCD Board Moves Forward Background Check Policy, Gets Update on Academic Center

(Sheridan Media file photo)

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's Board of Trustees moved along the proposed background check policy on second reading at their monthly meeting Wednesday night at Sheridan College.

Senator Enzi Comments on the passing of Malcom Wallop

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator for Wyoming Mike Enzi released the following comments regarding the news that former U.S. Senator Malcom Wallop had passed away at the age of 78 on Wednesday.

Local Delegation Sides With Option “A Improved” on Redistricting Plan

Senators Bruce Burns and John Schiffer

The local delegation representing Johnson and Sheridan County met Wednesday to determine the redistricting option that will be submitted to the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee next week.

Former Wyo. US Sen. Malcolm Wallops dies at age 78

Former U.S. Senator Malcom Wallop has passed away at the age of 78. (Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Senate Historical Office)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop has died at age 78. The Republican who served in the Senate from 1977 to 1995 fought for "Star Wars" space defense and for a tough anti-communist policy in Central America.

Discovery Channel Filming in Sheridan Next Week

Tom Balding

The Discovery Channel will be in Sheridan next week to film Tom Balding while he makes a custom hand-crafted bit, spurs and buckles.

Eleutian Technologies Closes Sheridan Office, Employees Will Work from Home

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Suite B at 1981 Double Eagle Drive, formerly occupied by Eleutian technologies, employees of the Ten Sleep-based company that teaches English to Asian students will now do thier work from home. (photo Brad Estes)

Ten Sleep-based Eleutian technologies announced the closure of their office in Sheridan Wednesday, citing that the office that housed their teaching center was no longer being used by employees.

Reservoir Fire: Precip Calms Blaze, Closures Still in Place

After significant growth on Sunday September 11, and another surge on Monday, according to a release from the Forest Service Wednesday morning, the reservoir fire has grown to 1,243 acres in size burning northwest of Shell Reservoir in the Cloud Peak Wilderness.