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Jail study will be redefined

Commissioners get look at diagrams


Cheyenne County Commissioners gave the OK on Monday for a team of consultants to redefine a feasibility study examining what a new county jail could look like.

The initial study, released earlier this year, was based on a proposed combined law enforcement complex that included space for the sheriff's office, police department and a new jail.

A rough estimate of such a facility was pegged around $16 million. Last month, commissioners discussed limiting the project to the highest priority – a new jail – to significantly reduce the cost.

Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson said on Monday m...

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