Archive - May 13, 2013

The Pros and Cons of the Planned Unit Development

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The Sheridan City Planning Commission held a special work session Monday prior to their regularly scheduled meeting. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was there and has the story.

Planning Commission Approves Preliminary Plat for Sheridan Links PUD

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At their meeting Monday, the Sheridan City Planning Commission unanimously approved the preliminary plat for the Sheridan Links Planned Unit Development. Planning and Development Director for the City, Robert Briggs, says a preliminary plat is essentially the draft version of the final plat.

The National Awards Keep Coming for SHS

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Earlier this month we reported that Sheridan High School was one of only two high schools in the state to be named a Silver Award winner by U.S. News and World Report.

Buffalo Women's Health Forum Discussing Food Preservation

Johnson County Public Health is again offering their monthly Buffalo Women's Forum, beginning with this month's presentation “Can You Be Sure It Is Safe? Safe Food Preservation Methods.”

Buffalo Council OKs Elected, P/T Employees Insurance

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved Resolution No. 1357, which will allow part-time employees and elected officials the opportunity to participate in the city's health insurance plan.

Trabing Road Project Wrapping Up

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer brought an Acceptance Certification to the commissioners for their signatures so he can get that back to WyDOT for them to close the Trabing Road paving project. He also gave an update on where the project now sits.

City's Street Maintenance Program to Benefit From Hike in Gas Tax

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson informed the City Council Monday at their budget work session that the overall budget for streets will be a bit higher this year.

G&F to Discuss Wolf and Mountain Lion Management in Sheridan Next Week

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be holding a series of public meetings around the state this month to discuss proposed changes to mountain lion, wolf management, and wolf seasons for 2013.

Love of powwow spurs huge turnout at CWC event

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by Ron Feemster

Originally published May 7, 2013 on

Sex Offender Extradited to Sheridan

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A man has been arrested in Texas and brought back to the Sheridan County Detention facility to face charges related to child sex abuse.