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Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation Awards $20,000 in Grants

The Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Wyoming Community Foundation, has announced in a media release that they've awarded three different grants to Sheridan and Johnson County non-profits in the amount of $20,000.

Cancun Trip Winner Announced

Pictured here (left to right): Dixie Johnson, Executive Director, Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce; Gerry Florez, trip winner; and Peg Martin, owner, Brittain World Travel. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

The 3rd Thursday Street Festival Committee has announced the winner of the trip for two to Cancun that was part of a summer long raffle. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson.

Look for Prevention Survey Next Week

Prevention coalitions in Sheridan County are almost done collecting data for a broad-spectrum study that compiles data regarding several social issues, such as tobacco and alcohol abuse and suicide.

BHNF Reduces Closure Area Around Gilead Fire

The Bighorn National Forest issued a press release today lifting the closure of some of the area around the Gilead Fire, northwest of Buffalo.

Legislator Patton: Lack of Political Participation is Worrisome

Sheridan Media previously reported Wyoming had the lowest voter turnout for this year's primary elections in the past 30 years.

Chamber Hosts Innovation Workshop This Week

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop for businesses looking for innovative inspiration.

Death In Buffalo Over The Weekend Results In Arrest

A death at a bar in Buffalo early Saturday morning has resulted in an arrest and charges of second degree murder of another man.

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder talked to Sheridan Media and gave us what information he could on the subject.

Budget Concerns Discussed at WAM Meeting

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The Wyoming Association of Municipalities held their 2012 fall committee and board meeting last Thursday and Friday in Lovell. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey is a WAM board member and he explains that budget concerns were the main topic of the meeting.

Poverty Discussion/Action Groups Take Form This Week

Sheridan Media News has been following Sheridan College's Center for a Vital Community's initiative to address the issue of poverty in Sheridan County. This week marks the formation of multiple study circles in Story, Ranchester/Dayton and Sheridan.

Bigger Crowds Enjoy Buffalo's Oktoberfest

Paul Dickinson.
Ernie Smith.
Jack Miller.
Dan Christensen.
Mike Braunberger.

Saturday, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's third annual Oktoberfest took place downtown, with a bigger venue, bigger crowds and according to Chamber Director Angela Jarvis, more fun this year.

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