Archive - Jun 2011

June 29th

Lake DeSmet to Host 'Light Up the Lake' Saturday

The Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet is having the first of what is hoped to be an annaul event, the “Light Up the Lake Boat Parade” this weekend. The idea is for participants to decorate their boats in lights and have a parade on the water Saturday night.

Jo Co School District Retires Bonds from Books

Johnson County School Board

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

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

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.

TROOPERS WIN, BACK OUT ON THE ROAD TODAY

TROOPER BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers continue a torrid schedule as they came home from a two week road trip and played four games already this week, they'll play two on the road today before going to South Dakota tomorrow and then a road trip to Douglas Sunday.

The Troops got two home runs from Issac Carrel in last night's 16-10 win over Cody.

After struggling for a few games last week Head coach Ben Phillips says they finally got the bats going.

A Sunny Finale to the Hottest Day of 2011 - so far

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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.

Panel Committee Needs One More Day

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RFP Panel Committee Members from left to right: Council President John Bigelow; City Clerk Scott Badley; Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens.

No recommendation was made by the three person panel committee that is in charge of reviewing the proposals that were submitted to the City of Sheridan for providing ambulance service to the City.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 06/29/11

Ucross Fireworks Celebration & New Art Gallery Exhibition / Sheridan WYO Rodeo

June 28th

VOA Launches Historic Capital Fundraising Campaign

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VOA Launches Historic Capital Fundraising Campaign

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.

Governor Mead To Meet With Salazar, Ashe on Wolf Issue

Governor Mead to meet with Secretary Salazar about wolf issue in the next thirty days.

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.

Operation Independence Campaign 2011

Rindy West, Director of Development for the Sheridan Senior Center

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.