As 2011 approached the halfway point the Sheridan area experienced the hottest temperature to date on Wednesday. The 97 degrees recorded at 2:53 pm was just 7 degrees short of the record 104 set in 2002.
Volunteers of America Northern Rockies have announced that they have begun the largest fundraising campaign in their 25 year history, as work is underway to raise $3.2 million for a new men's substance abuse facility in Sheridan. VOA Director of Development PJ Treide.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar along with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official Dan Ashe will travel to Wyoming within the next thirty days to meet with Governor Matt Mead about wolf management.
Twice a year, the Sheridan Senior Center holds two major fund-raising campaigns. One is the Holiday Spirit Campaign which is conducted in November and December; the other, in conjunction with America's Birthday July 4th, is the Operation Independence Campaign.
The Johnson County Commissioners, at last week's meeting, heard from county attorney Ken DeCock regarding changes he proposed to the Animal Control Regulations currently being amended, and to regulations at the Mikesell/Potts Recreation area at Lake DeSmet.