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Buffalo Council, Senior Center Accept Lease Agreement

The Buffalo City Council has approved a renewal of a lease agreement with the Buffalo Senior Center. During their recent meeting, the council discussed the terms of the lease for the city-owned building at the site, as explained by Buffalo Mayor Shane Schrader. The lease is for a 40-year term...
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Are You A Big Enough Fan To Attend Star Studded Longmire Days?

From August 18-21, the city of Buffalo, WY and Johnson County will transform into Durant, WY and Absaroka County when Longmire Days returns for another star studded event. The 'Longmire' books, written by best selling Wyoming author Craig Johnson, were turned into a fan favorite TV show (2012) but only ran a couple seasons before being canceled. Netflix (2014) saw the interest and brought the show back for 3 more seasons.
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Nationwide Teacher Shortage Addressed at Monday’s SCSD#2 Board Meeting

SCSD #2 Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on August 8 at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Superintendent Scott Stults talked about the nationwide teacher shortage and the effect on Sheridan schools. “We need to celebrate our teachers,” Stults said. Chairman Sue Wilson commented that she would...
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TRVCC to Host Mayoral Forum Wednesday

The Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a Dayton Mayoral Forum on Wednesday, August 10, beginning at 6 p.m. The forum will have both mayoral candidates for the Town of Dayton, Keith Reichert and Cliff Reed. Questions for the candidates will come from audience members in attendance. In a...
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Letters of Support

The Sheridan City Council at a special meeting Monday night approved letters of support for the Hub on Smith to apply for two grants. One is a request in the amount of three-million through the State Lands and Investments Board for a Health and Human Service Capital Construction ARPA Grant for the Hub’s overall improvement project. The second letter of support is for the Hub’s application of a Health and Human Services Capital Improvement ARPA Grant in the amount of $500,000 through the Wyoming Department of Health for the roof replacement project. City Administrator Stu McRae.

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- Typical home value: $346,904 - 1-year price change: +$46,547 (+15.5%) - 5-year price change: +$103,667 (+42.6%) - Metro area: Sheridan
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WYDOT to meet with City of Sheridan regarding projects

The Wyoming Department of Transportation District Four reports they will meet with the City of Sheridan on Aug. 15, to present their annual State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP). The presentation will include information on local projects and discuss future project funding. According to WYDOT Senior Public Relations Specialist for District...
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Back to School at Arvada-Clearmont

Fall is back-to-school time. Arvada-Clearmont SCSD#3 classes will begin on August 15. New superintendent Chase Christensen talked about the upcoming school year, saying although he won’t know for sure until everyone has registered, he said that as of Friday, August 5, there were 96 students registered. Next Thursday at the open house students can come in and register. “We’ll be between 90 and 100 kids,” Christensen said. As of now there will be six seniors, he added, and said that might change as well.
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Project Engineer Gives Updates on Buffalo Construction

The three current projects in the City of Buffalo are progressing more or less as expected, according to Project Engineer Brent Bennett with Nelson Engineering. In his recent report to the city council, Bennett said Flatiron Drive is open from Highway 16 north to the intersection at Flagstaff, and the contractor is waiting on concrete from the supplier.
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ARPA Funds the Focus of Special Council Meeting

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday night to consider applying for American Rescue Plan Act funds. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details. The City Council acted on two resolutions, ultimately approving each resolution that authorizes submission of two grant applications for the Northeast Transmission Main Project. The first resolution approved is for a grant through the Wyoming Water Development Commission in the amount of $2.3 million for level three construction funding for an 11,000 square-foot water transmission line that would extend from East Ridge Road to Kittering Road. If the grant application is approved, the project would be funded 67 percent by the WCDA grant, and 33 percent, or $1.1 million by the City.

Judge: BLM ignoring environment in coal region plan

HELENA — A federal agency has once again failed to consider possible damage to the environment caused by mining coal when setting land management policies governing a major coal-producing region in Wyoming and Montana, a judge ruled this past week. The ruling rejected resource management plans created in November 2019 by the Bureau of Land Management offices in Miles City, Montana, and Buffalo, Wyoming. The BLM plans would direct the management of the Powder River Basin — where the land agency says nearly 44% of...