Archive - Jul 21, 2011

3rd Thursday Street Festival

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Normally you think of books when you go to the library but Thursday evening you went there for jazz, as in "Jazz Incorporated" with a quartet composed of Miles McKee on the sax, Joe Knokel on drums, Kit Wendtland on the double bass and Jacob Hirschman on guitar who played from 6:30 - 8:00 pm to the delight of those in chairs and on the grass outside in the patio area complete with free lemonade.

Patriotic Crossing

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Did you know that these and other patriotic/military streets exist in the Sheridan Area? Recently the Sheridan VA Medical Center, aka Fort Mackenzie, added 14 or more street signs throughout the facility. You will see that the names all have a patriotic/military lineage as you enter and drive through the VA Medical Center. For example as you enter on Fort Road it becomes Navy Lane.

Sheridan Recreation District Approves Budget

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The Sheridan Recreation District approved a $1.2 million budget.

The Sheridan Recreation District approved a $1.2 million dollar budget for fiscal year 2012, which is down approximately $100,000 from last year. Rec.

SCSD1 Approves FY12 Budget

District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith

Sheridan County School District No. 1 approved their yearly budget during Wednesday night's board meeting, with FY12 expenditures and revenues both at $14.5 million, which are approximately $300,000 increases from last year.

Kennon Products of Sheridan Works to Land U.S. Navy Contract

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Kennon Products of Sheridan Works to Land U.S. Navy Contract

Kennon Products of Sheridan has received $5,000 from the Wyoming Business Council to help pursue a contract with the Navy to develop a system to protect tactical vehicles during aerial transport.

Schiffer Discusses Where Wyoming Should Spend Highway Funds

During Monday's Public Pulse, State Senator John Schiffer, who is on the state Transportation Committee, discussed the state's highway funds.

Lummis Votes for Cut, Cap and Balance

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted  in favor of H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap and Balance Act, which provides a path forward to cut current spending, cap future spending, and ensure Washington begins to live within its means by putting in place a constitutional balanced budget amendment.

Blue Star Museums adds Sheridan County Museum as 1,500th member

The Sheridan County Museum now offers free admission to active duty military members and their families during summer months, becoming a member of the National Endowment for the Arts Blue Star Museums.

Jo Co Addresses Erosion at Lake DeSmet

Erosion at Lake DeSmet will be fixed in the coming weeks. Photo courtesy of Connie Modzelewski. Used by Permission.

A concerned citizen brought a safety issue at Lake DeSmet to the attention of the Johnson County Commission recently.

Buffalo Votes to Fund Recycling Center Requests

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday, voted to pay the bills from the Recycling Board for engineering and for a new heating system, but not before some heated exchanges between the council and the board.