Archive - Apr 18, 2016

City Council Approves Price for Police Building Remodel

Sheridan's City Council has approved a guaranteed maximum price of more than $1.7 million for a project to remodel the police department side of the Law Enforcement Building.

Negotiations Continue Over Firefighters' Contract

Sheridan city firefighters and the City Council will have at least one more meeting after failing to reach an agreement in negotiations Monday night.

Former Sheridan Bronc and SHS Graduate Jeff Martini Named Next Bronc Basketball Head Coach

Jeff Martini was an all state football and basketball standout for the Broncs he also played basketball at Sheridan College. Currently Martini teaches at Sheridan High School and is on the Bronc football coaching staff. He also spent time as the Bronc JV basketball coach taking this past season off. Monday Sheridan High School named him as the Broncs next basketball coach

Johnson County Planner Gives First Quarter Report, Subdivision Regulations A Main Focus

Jim Waller

Johnson County Planner Jim Waller came before the county commission during their last regular meeting to give a quarterly report on happenings in the planning office so far in 2016.

Commissioners Approve Vouchers, Save Money

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed and then approved vouchers for the first part of the month at their last regular meeting, and managed to find a path to save some money.

Buffalo Council Addresses Lead In City's Drinking Water

Since the City of Buffalo announced earlier this month that testing of the city's water supply in some homes and buildings in the city had found elevated levels of lead, questions have been directed at city employees from concerned citizens.

Warren Buxton

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Graveside funeral services for Warren Buxton, 79 year old former Buffalo man who died in an auto accident on April 4th, will be held Wednesday, April 27th at 2:00 p.m. in Willow Grove Cemetery with Pastor Ted Ridenour officiating. Donations in Warren’s memory may be made to the NRA in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo, Wyoming.

Business Spotlight: First Federal’s New Home Loan Center

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It’s been a little over two weeks since the First Federal Bank and Trust Home Loan Center opened it’s doors at 1043 Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan.

Commissioners' Budget Down From Year Ago

The budget for Sheridan County's commissioners is down by nearly 3 percent from this time last year, to a little over $289,000.

Severe Weather Awareness Week

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The National Weather Service has proclaimed this week as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wyoming.