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SAWS Approves Cost Allocation For Crypto Project

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved the cost allocation agreement for the cryptosporidium project and the Big Goose Water Treatment Plant Clearwell. The City will pay for 81.1% of the cost of the project, while SAWS would pay 18.9%. SAWS Administrator Dave Engels says that the project is government mandated.

The Totals Are In For The Pennies For Presidents Day Fundraiser

The final numbers are in on the 7th annual Pennies for Presidents Day fundraiser that was held throughout the month of February. Sheridan Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins says that this year's numbers exceeded the total raised last year.

Local Unemployment Stats Are Out

The latest unemployment statistics for Wyoming's counties have just been released. Chanda Richards, who is the Sheridan Center Supervisor for Employment Services, gives us those numbers

Part of the reason Sheridan and Johnson unemployment rates have seen a sharper increase in unemployment, Chanda says

Fair Board Sponsors Open Forum

By Judy Hagerott

Communication, scheduling, and accessibility were the three main points of interest discussed at the open forum sponsored by the Sheridan County Fair Board last night at the Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

Immediate Plans For The Spray Park Have Been Shelved For Now

The City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Recreation District have come to a decision in regards to the proposed spray park in Thorn-Rider. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright.

The Names Have Been Released In Monday's Fatal Crash Near Buffalo

A head on collision Monday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Buffalo has claimed the life of 86-year-old Wanda Basham of Sheridan and 72-year-old Donna Smith from Gillette.

District 1 Experiences PAWS Technical Struggles

The March Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting was held on the Big Horn side Tuesday evening. Two student groups gave presentations. The first were students from the Big Horn High School Entrepreneurship Class, led by instructors Kathy Hecker and Bret Layher. Each year the class learns what it means to form, develop and run a company that sells a product.

City Of Sheridan Hopes Voluntary Buyouts Will Be The Answer To Budget Shortfall

The City of Sheridan is looking for ways to close the $1.3 million budget shortfall that is due to a decline in local revenue and cuts handed down by the Wyoming Legislature. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Two Sheridan Men Arraigned In District Court On Aggravated Robbery Charges

20-year-old Gerald Hamlin and 17-year-old Dillion Sutherlin were arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday on charges of aggravated robbery. Sutherlin is also being charged with Accessory Before the Fact.

OCA And MDU Reach An Agreement

The Wyoming Office of Consumer Advocate has reached an agreement with Montana Dakota Utilities regarding the proposed utility rate increase. The stipulation agreement states that the increase would be $3.2 million and would be phased in over a three year period. In the first year, an increase of $1.8 million or 8.93%, will be implemented on May 1st, 2010.

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