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County Commissioners Reject One Bid, Approve Another for Airport Rehab

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County Commissioners addressed several projects at the Sheridan County Airport at their meeting Tuesday.

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday rejected the lone bid of $193,550.00 from ICM to rehabilitate the South Access Road at the Sheridan County Airport. Commissioner Bob Rolston says the project will be rolled over to next year's budget.

Poll Question: Reduce or Eliminate Parking Requirements for Property Owners?

Last week, the Sonoran Institute brought a presentation to Sheridan titled: the Value of Downtown. Essentially, the idea of the presentation was that building dense downtown areas will return the most tax revenue to the city.

Suicide Prevention Week: Operation SAVE Training Tuesday at YMCA

A week promoting suicide awareness will culminate on Sunday with the 2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide fundraiser on Sunday.

First Solo Art Show All Sept for Sarantopoulos at SAGE Depot

SAGE Depot (Sheridan Media file photo)

An artist reception will be held Thursday for 13-year-old Lauren Sarantopulos, recognizing her first solo art show that is on display through September at the Historic Train Depot.

Taxes on Coal Discussed by Revenue Committee

State Representative Mike Madden

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee, at their meeting in Buffalo August 25, voted to consider legislation to standardize the Direct Cost Ratio for the state's coal industry, similar to a standard adopted by the trona industry in recent years.

Planners Seek Final Approval on SW Quadant Funding

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The City of Buffalo and Johnson County, along with the Johnson County School District will be asked to jointly match funding for a grant from the state for improvements to the SW quadrant of the city.

Not Just for the Birds

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Johann Nield aflight from Sand Turn.

At times, calling on the wind gods to do their thing, hang gliders from across the nation showed up at Sand Turn in the Big Horn Mountains to take to the air at the annual Hang Glider Fly In over the Labor Day Weekend.

Tongue River Fall Fest

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It was the 2nd annual Fall Fest Saturday in Dayton at the Scott Bicentennial Park. An end of summer celebration put on by the Town of Dayton and Tongue River Valley Community Center, a small crowd gathered for food, music, and an assortment of vendors.

Council to Address Pathways Tonight

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

The Sheridan City Council will address a number of different issues at their first meeting of September tonight, as there are over twenty items on the agenda. Users of Mavrakis Pond will be glad to know that the parking lot may be getting a new look very soon.

Buffalo, Jo Co Meetings Scheduled Tuesday

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their meeting Tuesday, September 6 beginning at 9am at the courthouse.