Buffalo Awards Contract to Build Trail in Mosier Gulch

The Buffalo City Council awarded a bid to build a trail extension from the city's existing trail system through Mosier Gulch west of town, which will eventually connect to an existing Forest Service Trail farther up the Bighorn Mountains.

Jo Co Commission Looks at N. Bypass Easements

Landowners along North Bypass Road in Johnson County brought their concerns over easements and rights-of-way along the road to the Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday.

NWCCD Board Receives Update on Architect Proposals for Academic Center

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Students and Faculty present Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young with a ceremonial mace and chain. From left to right, Dr. Paul Young, Brice Tucker, Matthew Prusak (with chain), Cody Jones (with mace), Josh Michelena, Randy Whyte. (Courtesy Photo)

At Thursday night's Northern Wyoming Community College District Board meeting, Sheridan College Vice President and CFO Cheryl Heath expressed to the Board that they had received thirteen proposals from architects regarding the design of the $15 million Academic Center.

Montana Woman Dies in I-90 Crash South of Sheridan

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Fire Department personnel in the process of extricating Rodney Emmert from his vehicle. (Courtesy Photo)

53-year-old Laureen Emmert from Columbia Falls, Montana died Tuesday in a one vehicle accident on Interstate 90 eight miles south of Sheridan.

Career Expo Brought in a Diverse Crowd

The 4th annual Career Expo was held Thursday at the Sheridan College Dome.

The 2011 Career Expo brought in prospective job seekers of all ages Thursday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome at Sheridan College.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Responds to Smoke at Historic Building

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue’s Engine 1 is staged on Grinnell Street while employees of Pinnacle, Rockwell, and the Wyoming Rib and Chop House wait for the building to be cleared. (Courtesy Photo)

Crews with Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a report of smoke inside the Historic Cady building Thursday morning shortly after 9 am. The old Cady Opera House is home to offices for Pinnacle Gas, Rockwell Petroleum, Sanford's Grub and Pub and The Bucking Buffalo Supply Company.

Sheridan Media Website Wins Edward R. Morrow Award

Sheridan Media has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Small Market Website for the Rocky Mountain Region for the second year in a row.

For the second year in a row, the Sheridan Media website has been honored by the Radio Television Digital News Association, or RTDNA with the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Small Market Website.

Jo Co Library Busy with Fundraisers

Cynthia Twing, Johnson County Library

The Johnson County Library has a number of fun activities going on to help raise funds for the library and for upcoming events.

Emergency Management Continues to Keep an Eye on Flood Potential

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Flooding last year in Sheridan County.

Earlier this month we told you about Sheridan County Emergency Management receiving an additional 25,000 sandbags to prepare for potential springtime flooding.

Rec. Board Approves Pay Scale Change

The Sheridan Rec. Board approved a pay scale decrease for seasonal part-time employees.

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees approved a slight decrease in their pay scale for part-time seasonal employees.

Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright says the decrease has to do with the current economic situation