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Extending the Life of the Landfill

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Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson (Photo by Ron Richter)

We conclude our series on the possibility of curbside recycling in Sheridan with a look at how recycling benefits the City Landfill. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Water Board Purchases Reservoir Shares

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved the purchase 150 shares of water in Dome Lake Reservoir from First Interstate Bank. SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger provides the details of the purchase.

Ownership Agreement Amended

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An amendment to the ownership agreement between the City of Sheridan, Sheridan County, and the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board regarding the Sheridan Commercial Park was approved by the Joint Powers Board Wednesday.

City Considers Curbside Recycling Costs

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We reported this week that the City of Sheridan may implement a city-wide curbside recycling program. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more on the story.

City Council Hears From Clean Water Sheridan

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The issue of fluoridating the City of Sheridan's water supply was once again brought before the City Council this week. During the public comment period of the Council's most recent meeting, a representative of Clean Water Sheridan spoke on the groups behalf.

City Looks to Expand Recycling Program

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The City of Sheridan may expand their recycling program in the coming year. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Customer Service is the Goal

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Left to right front, Customer Service Supervisor Christie Lee, Customer Service Specialist LaQuita Santos, (back, left to right) Customer Service Specialist Paula Bowie and Customer Service Specialist Cathy Wright. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Last month we reported on the City of Sheridan's initiative to improve customer service at City Hall by merging employees from several departments to form a Customer Service Division.

City Continues Snow Route Alert

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The City of Sheridan is continuing the Snow Route Alert tonight and requests that all cars and vehicles be removed from the street by 10 this evening so that crews can remove snow throughout the overnight. A list of the streets that will be affected has been attached below.

Webster Honored for 20 Years of Service

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Sheridan City Councilman Robert Webster, (left) receives a hand shake of gratitude from Sheridan Mayor John Heath for his twenty years of service to the city. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council prepared a special send-off for a long time City Councilman at their meeting Monday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Council Approves Water and Sewer Rate Increase

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The Sheridan City Council approved a utility rate increase for water and sewer service for the coming year. The action came Monday night during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting.

City Announces Priority Snow Route Alert

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The City of Sheridan has announced that a priority snow route alert will go into effect this evening at 10. The city is requesting that all cars and trailers be removed from the roadways tonight by 10, to allow city crews to plow and remove snow throughout the overnight.

City to Recognize Outgoing Councilor

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Sheridan City Councilman Robert Webster has served on the council for two decades. Monday night will be Webster's last meeting and Sheridan Mayor John Heath says that the council will take time to recognize his accomplishments and service to the city.

Exhibit Hall Upgrades

The Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be closed until March to allow for several upgrades to the building. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A well used facility at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be receiving some much needed upgrades soon. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

'Get Caught Shopping'

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce “Get Caught Shopping” campaign kicked off last Saturday and will take place during the next two Saturdays, the 13th and 20th. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson said that the first Saturday of the campaign was a success.

Fair Board Trustees Approve 4-H Request

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Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Jamie Ringley (Sheridan Media File Photo)

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting Thursday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Rainy Day Fund and Government Transparency

Wyoming State Senator Dave Kisnkey, who represents District 22, which encompasses Johnson and Sheridan Counties, has been busy with an open ear, getting ready for the upcoming legislative session, which will be his first.

Fluoridation to Begin Soon

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City of Sheridan and Sheridan Area Water Supply customers will be receiving notice with this month's utility bill that the fluoridation of the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment Plants will begin in early January.

Breaking the Chains

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Sheridan resident Kathy Parsley is would like to see the City of Sheridan adopt an ordinance to help stop animal cruelty. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Earlier this week we told you about Kathy Parsley's attempt to have Sheridan adopt an ordinance that would set forth regulations regarding the tethering of dogs. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more on this developing story.

Trial Date Set for Sheridan Woman Charged With Forgery

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A scheduling hearing for 25-year-old Miranda Mraz of Sheridan was held Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court.

Life on a Chain

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A Sheridan woman is attempting break the chain regarding pet owners who tether their dogs on their property. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.