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Another Mayoral Candidate Declares

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Another Mayoral Candidate Declares

Earlier this week we told you that Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz would be running for Mayor in the upcoming election. A message left on the Sheridan Media newsroom phone alerted us that there had been another entry to this year's Mayoral race. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Joint Powers Board Gets Economic Development Plan

Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board

The Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board had their March meeting Wednesday morning and heard a presentation from Michael Michalski of MCS Strategies on how the region can better position itself to attract new business to start up or relocate here and how to better the economic climate in general.

Clear Creek School Building Discussed at Work Session

Dr. Rod Kessler

The fate of the old Clear Creek School Building may not be crystal clear yet, but some questions have been answered after Monday's work session between the Buffalo City Council and the Johnson County School District Board of Trustees.

Second Annual Potato Bake Friday In Buffalo

St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Buffalo.

Back by popular demand, the second annual Potato Bake will be offered Friday from 11am until 1pm by the Saints and Sinners cooks of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Buffalo.

New Location for Saturday's Jackelope Jump

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New Location for Saturday's Jackelope Jump

Special Olympics Wyoming conducts Jackelope Jumps at various locations around the state each year to raise funds for the organization. This year's local Jackelope Jump was scheduled to take place this Saturday at Lake DeSmet.

Heart Mountain Documentary to Re-Air Tonight

(U.S. National Archives photo)

A documentary, “Heart Mountain: An All American Town”, will re-debut tonight on Wyoming PBS. The film tells the story of the WWII Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain between Cody and Powell.

Chamber Luncheon: Whitney Benefits

Tom Kinnison with Whitney Benefits speaks at Wednesday's Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.

Wednesday's Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon held at the Black Tooth Brewery included a presentation by Tom Kinnison and Patrick Henderson from Whitney Benefits.

Hospital: No Infections Reported in Connection with Sterilization Mishap

Sheridan Memorial Hospital says they have not had any reports of patient complications or infections after they failed to sterilize surgical equipment up to Wyoming Department of Health standards during a period of six months in 2011.

Sheridan Museum to Erect 8.5ft Gollings Statue

Marylee Moreland with the maquette of her E.W. "Bill" Gollings sculpture. Moreland hopes to have the 8.5 foot statue of Gollings in front of the museum by October. (Brad Estes)

The maquette of a statue to honor “Wyoming's western artist”, E.W. “Bill” Gollings, was unveiled this week at the Sheridan County Museum.

Sheridan 6th Grader Wins PRBRC Award

Olivia Thoney, a 6th grader at Sheridan Junior High School, earned one of four Powder River Basin Resource Council Youth Conservation Awards for her science fair project on “efficiency of wind turbines”.