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May 5th, 2015

Mead: State Needs to Change Approach to Education

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead says education of the state's children has to start at the local level.

Jentel Presents

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The current artists in residency at Jentel, four visual and two writers, talked about their work and their process, Tuesday evening in the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

Sheridan's Early Settlers Shared Common Bond

Whether they were cattle barons or cowhands, homesteaders or British nobility, many of Sheridan County's pioneer settlers were united by one common bond: Cattle.

“Trees for Trash” Brought in Tons

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With the steady stream of vehicles lined up to take advantage of the annual “Trees for Trash,” is it any wonder the amount of refuse we collect in a year?

This past weekend, Sheridan and Sheridan County residents took their trash up to the dump for free and received a tree in return.

MOU Between City and County Outlines Street Annexation Policy

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As we reported earlier, Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson and Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Leisinger came before the Sheridan City Council this week to give an update on a Memorandum of Understanding between the city and the county regarding the transfer of road ownership between the governmental bodies.

Enzi Says Balanced Budget Will Focus on “Every Dollar Spent”

This week Congress approved its first 10-year balanced budget since 2001. Sen. Mike Enzi, Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said during a speech before Congress that the joint agreement between the U.S. House and Senate will balance the budget within a decade without raising taxes.

Plan Now For Annual Buffalo Habitat Garage Sale

The annual Johnson County Habitat For Humanity Garage Sale will be happening next week, so plan now to find that pre-owned treasure or inexpensive can't-live-without item everyone is sure to find.

Buffalo Police Department Fingerprinting Children

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his report to the city council Tuesday, said the department has been fingerprinting children at area schools and day cares.

Commissioners Adopt Final Lake DeSmet Shoreline Regs

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Johnson County's Commissioners adopted the final draft of the shoreline regulations for Lake DeSmet at their regular meeting Tuesday.

A Look Back in Time: May 6, 1915

Fire from an unknown source totally destroyed the flour mill on West Dow Street shortly after midnight.