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County Amends Floodplain Regulations

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County Commissioner Terry Cram, right, gets animated during a discussion of proposed new floodplain regulations Tuesday. At left is Commission Chairman Steve Maier. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County Commissioners amended proposed flood plain regulations Tuesday (Dec. 3), and will consider adopting the document at their meeting on Dec. 17.

Commission Chairman Steve Maier discussed the amendments after Tuesday's meeting.

Amnesty Week at Local Libraries

(Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

All four of the Sheridan County Public Libraries will be offering a “Food For Fines” Amnesty Week, beginning Sunday, December 8th and running through Saturday, December 14th.

City Gives Final Acceptance of Poplar Grove Phase Two Subdivision

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

Phase two of the Poplar Grove subdivision in Sheridan has been given the thumbs up by the City. During Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting, the Council approved final acceptance of the subdivision. City Engineer Lane Thompson.

UW Researchers Contribute to Significant Recovery

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(Photo Courtesy of the UW)

A husband and wife research team from the University of Wyoming was recently part of a group that made a significant recovery of rocks from the Earth's deepest ocean crust. Geology Professors Michael Cheadle and Barbara John made the discovery in the Pacific Ocean's Hess Deep Rift.

District Two Elects New Chairman of the Board

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Rich Bridger assumed the reins as chairman of Sheridan County School District 2 trustees Monday evening. Ann Perkins was named vice chair, and Wayne Schatz and Marva Craft retained their positions as treasurer and clerk respectively.

Wheeler Retires as High School Principal

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SHS Principal Dirleen Wheeler (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan High School Principal Dirlene Wheeler will wrap up 14 years in the job – and 35 years as an educator – at the end of the academic year next June.

Commissioners to discuss rural addressing

The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of December on Tuesday and will work through a full morning agenda.

Council approves resolution, licenses, board appointment

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council approved Resolution No. 1364, which amends the Safety Policy of the City of Buffalo pertaining to confined space procedures, hazard communication, lockout/tagout procedures and personal protective equipment.

Public meetings this week on zoning regs

The meeting in Buffalo will be Wednesday, December 4th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds' Community Building beginning at 7pm.
Kaycee's meeting will be Thursday, December 5th at the Harold Jarrard Park Community Building also at 7 o'clock.

Council Approves Sewer and Water Service Extensions

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In a meeting that lasted just under five minutes Monday night, the Sheridan City Council, under the consent agenda, approved a non-contiguous annexation agreement to extend City sewer service to service lands owned by Peak Power Sports at 2275 Dry Ranch Road.

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