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April 25th

Consultant Talks ‘Placemaking’

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The goal of a three day design workshop that took place in Sheridan this week was to garner ideas and concepts and formulate some preliminary plans for the the Downtown Sheridan Streetscape project, which will tentatively take place when the Wyoming Department of Transportation resurfaces Main Street from Burkitt to Dow in 2023. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter recently sat down with one of the consultants whose primary goal was to solicit “placemaking” ideas.

Pickering Announces Candidacy for Commission

There are three seats up for grabs on the Sheridan County Commission during this year’s election.

US delays oil, gas sales in Montana after climate ruling

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials delayed lease sales on federal oil and gas reserves beneath more than 160 square miles (414 square kilometers) of public and private lands in eastern Montana in response to a recent court ruling on climate change, a U.S.

University of Wyoming gun ban to face court challenge

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming officials and gun advocates are looking to the courts to resolve a dispute over university policy that prohibits people from carrying weapons on campus.

Wyoming News Update

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Larger Tech Center Can Accommodate More Students

Expansion of the Sheridan College Technical Center means the college can accept more students in the programs the center offers, including diesel, wielding and machine tooling.

A Look Back in Time: April 26, 1918

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on April 26, 1918.

Drug Take-Back Saturday In Buffalo

Drug Take-Back Day in Buffalo for the spring of 2018 will be this Saturday, April 28th, and those who have unused, unwanted, or expired medications can safely and responsibly dispose of them at the event.

County Renews Agreement For Walk-In Hunting Area

A walk-in archery-only hunting area, owned by Johnson County, has been approved by the county commissioners for use again for another five years, but amended to have an annual review.

Buffalo Council Approves Funding For JOCO First

The Buffalo City Council has voted to give $25,000 to JOCO First to fund a shortage in their budget for the remainder of this fiscal year, until their funding comes through for FY 2019 in July.