Archive - May 2011

May 25th

Governor Tours New Johnson County Justice Center

Gov. Matt Mead talks with Gerald Fink and Bruce Hepp during a tour of Buffalo's new justice center Tuesday.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead was in Buffalo Tuesday to tour the nearly-complete Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center.
Governor Mead came in response to an invitation from Groathouse Construction, who is in charge of construction of the facility.

Jo Co School Board Hears Employment Recommendations

Johnson County School Board

The Johnson County School Board, at their Monday meeting, also heard recommendations on employment for the next school year and approved them all.

May 24th

Flash Flooding Causes Evacuation

Flash flooding occured in parts of Sheridan County Tuesday due to heavy rainfall.

Heavy rainfall throughout the day and evening caused flash flooding throughout parts of Sheridan County Tuesday that included the temporary evacuation of residents in Downer Addition to the the K-Mart parking lot.

Montana Flooding by Rich Hall

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Photos by Rich Hall, WYDOT Area Crew Foreman on his visit to Crow Agency.

An “Alice Cooper Song” for Lodge Grass

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Lodge Grass students are out for the school year.

As the title song of an Alice Cooper classic declares, Lodge Grass Schools, per Lodge Grass Principal Jeff Ralston are “out for summer,” although not in the manner intended, thanks to flooding in the region.

The Victorious Broncs and their Hardware

Three days of wind and rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the 2011 4A Wyoming State Soccer Champions who are seen here with Senior Captain Zack Will pointing to "State Champion" on their well deserved award. It was Sheridan's first ever soccer championship as they defeated the Laramie Plainsmen who denied it from happening a year earlier on the same field. Scroll down for more.

Reservation Hospital Remains Closed

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Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital

In a media release issued this afternoon from Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Services in Billings, she indicates that the outpatient clinic at the Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital continues to be closed following flooding in the area.

Doors to Close on Hand in Hand

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Hand in Hand will close its doors Friday, June 3rd.

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board were informed at their meeting Tuesday morning that the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan will close its doors Friday, June 3rd.

MDU Postpones Planned Power Outage

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MDU has postponed their planned power outage that was scheduled for early Wednesday morning.

Due to the weather, the MDU power outage that was planned for areas of Sheridan County early Wednesday morning has been postponed. A call from Jim Sorenson with MDU indicated that the recent rainfall has forced them to reschedule the outage for later this summer.