Archive - Apr 6, 2016

Police Chief's Report Includes Tobacco Compliance Checks

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his end of the month report for March to the city council this week, said that on March 30th, his officers had conducted tobacco compliance checks at 17 different locations, using an under age buyer. Only one establishment, DJ's Thriftway, sold tobacco products to the minor.

Assessor Gives Latest Estimate For 2016 County Valuation

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow gave the county commissioners her latest estimate on the valuation of the county for the upcoming year.

Council Approves Variance For Town Home Construction

Lynn Barrett

Buffalo's City Council held a public hearing during their regular meeting this week where they discussed a proposed variance request from a contractor wishing to build townhomes on an existing lot in the city.

Keeping the Public Informed

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City of Sheridan staff hosted a public information meeting Wednesday night at our local YMCA concerning the upcoming water meter replacement project planned to begin this Fall.

Sheriff Cuts Budget 6 Percent

Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier presented a budget of just under $1.9 million to county commissioners for his office Wednesday, which is down from the current year's budget by just over 6 percent.

CAST Seeks Sheridan-to-Riverton Air Connection by July 1

The Sheridan-Johnson County Critical Air Service Group, known as CAST, is working on an agreement with Denver Air Connection to provide an air service connection between Sheridan and Riverton by July 1.

Investigation Leads to Heroin Bust in Sheridan

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Agents from the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation’s Northeast Enforcement Team, with assistance from the Sheridan Police Department and the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Sheridan individuals this week on numerous drug charges.

City to Absorb County’s Cost for Free Landfill Days

(Photo courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

Due to budget constraints, officials with Sheridan County recently announced that they would not be able to offer free landfill days, including Trees for Trash, to county residents this year.

Sheridan County Rec. Board Ratifies Expenses

Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Sheridan County Parks and Recreation Board, which consists of the five Sheridan County Commissioners, held their annual meeting Tuesday.

Laid Off Coal Miners on Their Own After Fueling Wyo Economy for Decades

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BNSF Railway's Gillette yard

by Dustin Bleizeffer |