Rope For Knowledge This Saturday In Buffalo

The Fifth Annual Sheridan College in Johnson County Rope For Knowledge Scholarship Roping will be this Saturday from 9am to 3pm at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

Notes From Jo Co Commission Meeting

At the last Johnson County Commissioner's meeting, Planner Rob Yingling discussed a number of issues with county subdivisions with the commission and received guidance on what to with them.

Buffalo Council Approves Liquor License Transfer

After tabling the transfer at their last meeting due to contradicting payoff amounts for back sales taxes owed against the license, the Buffalo City Council approved the transfer of the license at their last meeting.

Planning Commission OK's Request to Vacate Portion of B Street

The Sheridan City Planning Commission put forth a recommendation to approve a request to vacate a portion of B Street between Custer Street and Sheridan Avenue to accommodate existing businesses.

Wrench Ranch II Annexation Moves Forward

At Monday night's meeting of the Sheridan City Planning Commission, the commissioners recommended approval of a request to annex just over 264 acres of the Wrench Ranch II Addition into the city.

District #2 Students Outperform State on PAWS Again

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It was announced at Monday night's Sheridan County School District #2 Board meeting that once again, students outperformed the state average in every reported category for the 2013 Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students, better known as PAWS.

Forest Service Urges Fire Safety

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest are asking the public to make every effort to prevent human caused fire on the National Forest. As of August 12th, firefighters have responded to six forest fires on the Bighorn National Forest, four of which were started by lightning.

Chamber Monthly Luncheon to Focus on Tech Industry

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will take place this Wednesday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson explains what the program will entail.

This Week Marks Historic Anniversary of Deadliest Forrest Fire in Wyoming History

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This week marks the 76th memorial anniversary of the worst forest fire disaster in Wyoming history when it came to loss of firefighter lives.

Street Closure Slated for Tuesday in Downtown Sheridan

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Main Street in downtown Sheridan will be closed between Brundage and Loucks Tuesday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm due to construction of the WYO Theater Performing Arts and Education Center. WYO Theater Executive Director Nick Johnson.