Archive - Mar 16, 2016 - News

Recreation District Eyes 10 Percent Drop in Mill Levy

Sheridan's Recreation District will be faced with a 10 percent decrease in mill levies for the coming fiscal year.

Low Coal Demand Forces BNSF Railway to Shift Sheridan Crew Jobs to Gillette

Crew jobs with the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad that ships coal through the local area will likely be transferred over time from Sheridan to Gillette, due to a lower demand for coal.

Snowmobiles the Cause of Resource Damage in the Big Horns

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Patrollers with the Bighorn National Forest have documented damage to the forest caused by snowmobilers. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

City Officials Eying Downtown Parking Issue

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During his monthly visit to our news talk show Public Pulse, Sheridan Mayor John Heath, in response to a caller’s concerns over parking in the downtown area, said city staff have been looking into the problem.

IRS Encourages People to E-File

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The deadline to file your taxes for 2015 is Monday, April 18. According to data from the IRS, 9 out of 10 people are now filing their taxes electronically using various E-file services.

Project Lead the Way Classes Have Filled Up

Project Lead the Way, which is a new computer and science course that will start in Sheridan's junior high and high schools next year, is full.

District 2 Ranks 6th in State in Teacher Satisfaction

Sheridan County School District 2 appreciates the honor of recently being ranked sixth in the state in terms of teacher satisfaction by an organization called teacher.org.

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County Commission Approves Budget Amendment

Johnson County's Commissioners have approved and accepted an amendment to their 2015-16 budget, creating a line item for the grant from the State of Wyoming's “Lifesaver” program.

Buffalo Council Passes Water Rate Increase On Second Read

The Buffalo City Council passed Ordinance No. 1381 on second reading, which will increase water rates to city water users if passed on the third and final reading next month.