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September 15th, 2015

Revenue Committee Eyes Alternative Funding for Wyoming Schools

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Over the past decade, Wyoming lawmakers have funded the majority of capital construction of K-12 schools in the state through coal lease bonuses. Those bonuses are projected to dry up with the Federal Government’s announcement and implementation of the Clean Power Plan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has more on the story.

Annual Resource Expo Part of Final Third Thursday Event

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As part of this year’s last Third Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan this week, the Sheridan Senior Center will be hosting their annual Resource Expo.

District 1 Trustees Defer Decision on TRE Colors

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees looked at proposed color schemes for the new Tongue River Elementary School in Ranchester but left the final decision up to school Principal Deb Hofmeier.

Young Historians Honored for Projects

Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair, who was in Pinedale recently to receive an award from the Wyoming State Historical Society, continues her coverage of other local residents who received awards.

4-H Board Considers Cash Bar at Buyers' Dinner

The Sheridan Ag and Natural Resources Committee considered a suggestion to add a beer and wine garden to the buyers' dinner at next year's Sheridan County Fair.

Buffalo Council Approves Bulletproof Vest Grant

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Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder brought a request before the city council at their Tuesday meeting to accept the 2015 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant.

Longmire Days Award Big News For Local Economy

The American Bus Association (ABA) announced earlier this month that Buffalo's annual Longmire Days was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Events In North America” for 2016.

Emergency Management Applying For Homeland Security Grants

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly came before the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting to inform them she would be submitting six grant applications to Homeland Security for various projects relating to emergency preparedness.

A Look Back in Time: Sept. 16, 1915

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 Sept. 16, 1915.

Rains Dampen Yellowstone Fires

Significant rainfall Monday night has reportedly diminished two fires in Yellowstone National Park, although both fires are still burning.