Archive - Jun 30, 2011

Where you don't see these signs after July 1st means . . .

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Where you don't see these or any other speed limit signs on Sheridan County Roads starting July 1st, it means that: Effective July 1, 2011, the new statutory speed limits for County roads are:  Residential district and subdivision roads - 30 mph; Unpaved roads - 55 mph (unless posted otherwise); Paved roads - 65 mph (unless posted otherwise).

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Golden Hay Crop

Perhaps this rainbow over the newly cut and baled hay bodes well for this year's hay crop. This view is looking east from 144 Upper Road (County Road 113) at 5:40 pm Thursday.

Panel Committee Recommends Rocky Mountain

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The panel committee made its recommendation Thursday regarding ambulance service in Sheridan as they recommended the City enter into a one-year contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services.

Union President Responds to Panel Committee's Decision

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The decision by the panel committee recommending the City of Sheridan enter into a contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance to provide Emergency Medical Service to the citizens of Sheridan didn't come as a big surprise to firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Forest Officials Stress Safety While Recreating on the Mountain

Now that it appears that summer has finally arrived, more and more people are making their way to the Bighorn Mountains to partake in various recreation activities.

5th Street to Open to Two-Way Traffic Soon

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Due to the North Main Street reconstruction project in Sheridan, two way traffic has been closed near Main Street since late March.

Feds Commend Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead received a letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commending him and the Sage Grouse Implementation Team on their work on preserving sage grouse in the state.

Wyoming & China Coal

Representative Rosie Berger recently returned from a trip to China as a guest of Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana, traveling along with legislators from Alaska, Hawaii and Massachusetts.

Jo Co School District Retires Bonds from Books

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District Board of Trustees voted to allow bonds taken out in 2004 and 2005 to be retired. The $8.5 million bonds were for the new Kaycee School and Buffalo High School built within the last six years.

JCHC Board Approves Budget Components

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center had their monthly meeting Wednesday night, where they approved price increases, pay increases, capital budget and the pension contribution within the budget for the upcoming year.