Archive - Oct 16, 2012 - News

Debating the Issues

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The Sheridan College CTEL was the site Tuesday evening for the first of two candidate forums hosted by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee. The highlight of the evening was the City of Sheridan Mayoral debate between Dave Kinskey and Steve Brantz.

Buffalo Council Approves First Read Of Code Ordinance

At their meeting Tuesday evening the Buffalo City Council approved on first reading Ordinance No. 1351 which will adopt the 2012 editions of the International Building Codes.

New Equipment On The Way For Jo Co Recycling Center

The Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center will be getting a new piece of equipment after getting promises from both the city and county for their portion of the cost.

Johnson County 'Hasn't Given Up' On Lake DeSmet Lease

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon the Johnson County Commissioners presented information on their most recent Resolution concerning the proposed lease between Johnson and Sheridan Counties and the Wyoming Game and Fish for water rights at Lake DeSmet.

Voters Should Register by October 22 or on Election Day

If you would rather vote on election day than register and then vote on the same day, you have until October 22 to register. Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield said today that October 22 is the last day, ahead of the November 6 election, for eligible voters to register.

Winners of Ag Photo Contest Announced

The Agribusiness Division of the Wyoming Business Council awarded five Wyoming residents for their winning photographs as part of the fifth annual Ag Photo Contest.

Bid Awarded for Public Health Expansion

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Expansion of the Sheridan County Public Health building to allow for the Sheridan Health Center to move in is a project that's been in the works for over a year. Tuesday, the Sheridan County Commissioners awarded the bid for the project to O'Dell Construction in the amount of $527,000.

Registration for Breast Cancer Awareness Race Still Open

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation will be holding its fourth annual breast cancer awareness run, called the Link, this Saturday. It costs $40 to register and the price includes a pink t-shirt and a snack bag.

Dems Extend Hands for Community Service

While Democrats in Sheridan County may not be big in numbers, the party is still committed to giving back to the local community. Chairman, Hollis Hackman, explains the party continually looks for ways to make a positive contribution in the community.

New Campaign Focuses on the Positive

The Advocacy and Resource Center is rolling out a new community educational campaign that focuses on positive reinforcement for healthy relationships.