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Trabing Road Project Goes to Advertising Stage

Johnson County Commissioners

The Wyoming Department of Transportation officially began accepting bids on the Trabing Road repaving and straightening project on December 15th, and will continue accepting bids until January 12, 2012.

Buffalo Council Approves Buffalo Ridge Resubdivision

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

After some discussion and after a powerpoint presentation from developer and owner of Buffalo Ridge Subdivision Jason Beckner, the Buffalo City Council voted to approve Resolution No. 1332, a resubdivision request from Beckner to allow him to resubdivide some of the lots into smaller sections to allow for more affordable housing units to be built on them.

Buffalo Building Inspector Gets Additional Title

Buffalo Building Inspector/Special Municipal Officer Toby Rhoades

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades has been on the job just a few short months, but already has another title to add to his current one.

Scenic Character Plan Approved

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The Sheridan City Council approved adoption of the Scenic Character Plan at their meeting Monday night. Phase one of the plan centered around shifting the administrative review process to City staff which in turn meant the end of the Design Review Board. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Sheridan to Be Featured in BBC America Television Show

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Film crews from BBC America took in a little bit of Sheridan WYO Rodeo week this past summer.

The third season of the BBC America television show “American Road Trip” will feature a stop in Sheridan by host Jamie Oliver.

Art Without a Home

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Artist Joe Kunicki works on a piece at Volunteers of America.
Joe says this one is still in its early stages.
One of the many artworks by Joe Kunicki.

While you may not recognize the name Joe Kunicki as a well seasoned renowned artist, his art certainly does speak for itself. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter recently sat down with Joe, who's currently homeless and staying at the VOA Sheridan Community Shelter.

Poll: Total Cell Phone Ban in Cars?

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Texting and driving has been illegal in Wyoming since July of 2010, and total bans are becoming more popular in states across the country.

STT: Crews Begin Trail Prep With Best Snow Since '96

Crews were scheduled to begin grooming the 300 miles of Big Horn Mountain snowmobiling trails Monday, and according to state trail workers the snow is as good as it's been in 15 years.

Faulty Ceiling Fan Starts Elk View Inn Cabin Fire

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter/EMT assessing the damage inside the burned cabin. (photo courtesy Brian Songer)

A Sunday morning fire inside an employee housing cabin at Elk View Inn off Highway 14 near Dayton is believed to have originated in a ceiling fan, according to a media release from Sheridan Fire-Rescue Marshal Brian Songer.

Congress Strips Wolf 'No-Lawsuit' Rider From Bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Congress has dropped language that would have barred lawsuits over a proposal to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.