Archive - Jul 2011

July 26th

Gov. Mead Appoints UW Professor to Energy Council

Governor Mead furthered his office's connection with the UW School of Energy Resources Monday by appointing Rob Hurless to his energy policy staff.

New Fairgrounds Traffic Plan and Contestant Parking Drawing Some Opposition

A map of the new traffic pattern and parking areas at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. (Courtesy of the Fairgrounds)

Last September the traffic pattern at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds was altered to route vehicles to the west side of the Fairgrounds with the goal of keeping traffic away from contestants and pedestrians. Part of that new traffic pattern also meant changes to contestant parking areas.

Spear-O-Wigwam Community Open House Saturday

Spear-O-Wigwam Community Open House Saturday

In late April, the Northern Wyoming Community College District officially announced the purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch in the Big Horn mountains near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area.

NMNA Receives Tax Exempt Status and Gears Up for Another Taste of Sheridan

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NMNA Receives Tax Exempt Status and Gears Up for Another Taste of Sheridan

The North Main Neighborhood Association in Sheridan has announced that their application for tax exemption status has been approved by the IRS.

Joey's Fly Fishing Partners with Kennon Products of Sheridan

Joey's Fly Fishing, a local volunteer-run non-profit organization that works with kids from around Sheridan and Buffalo, is growing their fly-rod building class with help from Kennon Products of Sheridan.

Change Order Approved for Buffalo City Shop

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council approved a change order for the new city shop, currently under construction, to cover the engineering and building of a support wall for the facility.

Two New Vehicles Approved by Buffalo Council

Bids for two city vehicles were approved by the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week.

Buffalo Council Approves Temporary Water Line

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, approved the use of a temporary water line for dust abatement at a rock quarry north of the fairgrounds.

July 25th

LOCAL POST SEASON BASEBALL

SHERIDAN TROOPERS - The Sheridan Troopers open up the state "AA" tournament in Cheyenne tomorrow the Troops open with Laramie at 12:30.

SHERIDAN JETS - The Sheridan Jets are the hosts for the Northern American Legion Junior baseball regional tournament.

The regional is scheduled to begin at Thorne-Rider stadium Thursday the Jets will play at 8:00 against Fort Collins, Colorado.

Hovercraft, Zamboni or Hydrostatic Trowel?

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Much has been accomplished at the Vacutech Building location in the nine months since the October 28, 2010 groundbreaking. Last week concrete was poured inside the structure. The south side and west end pour started at midnight on Wednesday and ran for about 12-hours.