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November 6th

City Of Buffalo, JLM Engineering Reach Settlement Agreement

At their meeting Tuesday afternoon the Buffalo City Council retired into an executive session and upon returning announced that the city and JLM Engineering had reached an agreement in a civil case and would settle by JLM Paying a one-time $75,000 fee but not admit any guilt or wrongdoing in the matter.

Auction Raises 25K For Johnson County Library

Last weekend's Friends Of The Library Auction at the Johnson County library was not only a fun time for those that attended, but a lucrative evening for the library's endowment fund, according to Library Director Cynthia Twing.

Results Are In For School District and Sheridan College Boards of Trustees

Four trustees at-large for Sheridan Community College have been selected, according to Tuesday night's unofficial election results. Bruce Hoffman received the most votes, followed by Kress "Kati" Sherwood. The remaining two trustees are R. Scott Ludwig and Walter Wragge.

Four More Years For Kinskey

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Current City of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey will have another four years in office as he defeated candidate Steve Brantz by 1,150 votes in Tuesday's election. Kinskey says that he'd like to finish what he started in 2004.

Dominguez Wins Ward Three Seat

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In one of the closer races of the evening locally, Levi Dominguez beat out Thayer Shafer by 122 votes for the Sheridan City Council Ward III seat. Dominguez says that he's entering the political field with an open mind.

Ward I Has a New Representative in the City Council: Shelleen Smith

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According to the unofficial election results for the Sheridan City Council race, Shelleen Smith has won the seat for Ward I by 141 votes. Smith beat contender Anthony Fairbanks with a total of 1,156 votes to Fairbanks' 1,015.

Senator Barrasso: Washington Needs to Live Within Their Means

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso won his bid for re-election quite handily, garnering nearly 80 percent of the vote. The Senator expressed his gratitude to the voters of Wyoming and said that Washington can learn a lot from the people of the Cowboy State.

Cynthia Lummis Retains Seat in U.S. House of Representatives

Cheyenne-native and member of the U.S. House of Representatives Cynthia Lummis has retained the seat she has held since January 2009.

A Blue Ribbon Celebration

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A little over a month ago Meadowlark Elementary School in Sheridan was named a National Blue Ribbon School for their excellence in education.

Hicks, Hawley and Long Win Races in Johnson County

Unofficial results for the races in Johnson County have been released.

In somewhat of a surprise in the Buffalo City Council race, Dave Long received 992 votes, ahead of Bill Hawley with 882 and Scott Madsen with 867. Long will replace Madsen on the council, and Hawley will retain his seat.