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March 6th

Governor Appointments Include Two From Sheridan

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead made various appointments to state boards and commissions Monday. Of the various appointments that the Governor made to the Senate, two are from Sheridan. Michelle Sullivan was appointed to a five-year term on the Parks and Cultural Resources Committee.

Buffalo Council, County Commission Meeting Preview

The Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commissioners will both have their first meetings of March on Tuesday, where they will work through short agendas.
The county will get presentations on employee health care from two different providers.

March 5th

3 Minnesota Snowmobilers Found Unhurt After Lengthy Rescue

Three Minnesota snowmobilers were found uninjured in the Bighorns on Saturday after a rescue operation that lasted more than 12 hours and involved four search teams from three different counties.

Buffalo Traffic Stop Ends With Possession, Other Charges

A routine traffic stop in Buffalo Saturday night ended in possession of a controlled substance charges for an out-of-state driver.

Poll: Doomsday Bill?

The Wyoming Doomsday Bill met its end by the slightest of margins last week in Cheyenne, but the idea behind it may have left some wondering whether or not such a measure might be necessary.

Legislature Enters Final Week of Budget Session

The Wyoming Legislature enters the final week of its 20-day budget session today as all bills passed Friday will have second reading.

Council to Address Mayor's Salary and SID for Commercial Park

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The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first meeting of March this evening. The Council will act on third and final reading of an ordinance to raise the Mayor's salary from $24,000 a year to $48,000.

HGTV “House Hunters” to Have a Sheridan Theme Tonight

Last year in December we told you about Sheridan resident Marion Niedringhaus being filmed by crews from HGTV for an upcoming episode of the television show “House Hunters”. The time for that episode to air has come, as it will debut tonight on HGTV.

Johnson County Health Fair Held Saturday In Buffalo

The annual Johnson County Health Fair was held this weekend at the fairgrounds in Buffalo, and was a success if based on the crowds that were in attendance.

Buffalo Police Chief Addresses Grant Money, K-9 Issues

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder requested approval to apply for a speed enforcement grant, which the department has used before but must re-apply for as requested. The grant will help pay for overtime and other expenses associated with the enforcement.