DWS Examines Unemployment, Wage Stats

The Department of Workforce Services has released this month's unemployment numbers, and though the unemployment rate is down significantly compared to last year's numbers and the national average, some experts aren't overly optimistic

Chamber Hosts Customer Service Seminar

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The Chamber of Commerce is just over a week away from its next workshop.

Gov. Mead Unveils State Energy Strategy

Gov. Mead Unveils State Energy Strategy (Photo courtesy of Flickr user Coulter Sunderman)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead unveiled his energy strategy Monday and said it is a plan to address in-state energy production, protecting the environment and encouraging the economy.

The Pros and Cons of the Planned Unit Development

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Planning Commissioner Thayer Shafer (left) shares his thoughts on development in the City with other commissioners, including commissioner Monty Webb (right), at a special work session Monday night. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Sheridan City Planning Commission held a special work session Monday prior to their regularly scheduled meeting. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was there and has the story.

Planning Commission Approves Preliminary Plat for Sheridan Links PUD

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Planning Commissioner Monty Webb (right) makes the motion to approve the preliminary plat for the Sheridan Links Planned Unit Development. The commission approved it in a unanimous vote Monday night. (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their meeting Monday, the Sheridan City Planning Commission unanimously approved the preliminary plat for the Sheridan Links Planned Unit Development. Planning and Development Director for the City, Robert Briggs, says a preliminary plat is essentially the draft version of the final plat.

The National Awards Keep Coming for SHS

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Earlier this month we reported that Sheridan High School was one of only two high schools in the state to be named a Silver Award winner by U.S. News and World Report.

Buffalo Women's Health Forum Discussing Food Preservation

Johnson County Public Health is again offering their monthly Buffalo Women's Forum, beginning with this month's presentation “Can You Be Sure It Is Safe? Safe Food Preservation Methods.”

Buffalo Council OKs Elected, P/T Employees Insurance

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved Resolution No. 1357, which will allow part-time employees and elected officials the opportunity to participate in the city's health insurance plan.

Trabing Road Project Wrapping Up

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought an Acceptance Certification to the commissioners for their signatures so he can get that back to WyDOT for them to close the Trabing Road paving project. He also gave an update on where the project now sits.

City's Street Maintenance Program to Benefit From Hike in Gas Tax

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson informed the City Council Monday at their budget work session that the overall budget for streets will be a bit higher this year.