Archive - Aug 11, 2011

Few Details Yet in ATV Accident on Champion Drive

According to Rocky Mountain Ambulance Co-owner Marc Ketcham, RMA responded to a three person single-ATV accident on Champion Drive in Sheridan at around 11 am on Thursday.

Only 10-feet to Go

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The Sheridan North Main Street Reconstruction Project is headed into the homestretch with only a 10 foot "void" to fill before Sheridan once again has a continuous concrete Main Street from Burkitt Street to Fort Road.

USDA Pays $22M to Protect Wyo Sage Grouse Habitat

Female Sage Grouse in the Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming. She had eight or nine chicks scattered in the sagebrush around her. (Photo courtesy Dave Oyen, CC)

CHEYENNE (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $22 million to encourage ranchers and farmers to conserve habitat for sage grouse in Wyoming. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new funding Thursday.

SCA Rodeo 8/10 Results

1D Barrels
1. Megan Belus 17.82
2. Carla Olson 17.86
3. Megan Belus 17.88

2D Barrels
1. Lori Sigurdson 19.04
2. Valarie Wood 19.17

3D Barrels
1. Ronda Holwell 20.10
2. Katie Bailey 20.42

Senior Barrels
1. Lacy Blea 18.13
2. Shyanna Cahoy 18.23

Junior Barrels
1. Ellie Bard 18.15
2. Kade Koltiska 18.60

Pee Wee Barrels
1. Kennedy Myers 20.71
2. Makenzie Wood 23.55
3. Tavy Leno 24.46
4. Nick Albrecht 26.72

1D Poles
1. Kylee Cahoy 21.62
2. Amanda Nicholson 22.29

2D Poles
1. Marcy Cunningham 22.63
2. Amber Ringeisen 23.52

Senior Poles

Hospital Board Presented with Solid 2010 Financial Year End Report

The finance committee presented another successful fiscal year – posting a net income of about $3.2 million - for Sheridan Memorial Hospital to the board during their meeting on Wednesday.

SAWS Approves Cost Sharing Agreement With City

SAWS Administrator and Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved a cost sharing agreement with the City of Sheridan at their monthly meeting Wednesday. The agreement is to enter into a contract with States West Water Resources Corporation to work with SAWS and the U.S.

Diabetes Dirt Duathlon is Saturday

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The Diabetes Dirt Duathlon is Saturday. (Image Courtesy of Sheridan Memorial Hospital)

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Diabetes Dirt Duathlon is this Saturday,which benefits the local diabetes test strip assistance program that provides glucose meters and test strips to low income and uninsured residents with diabetes.

Recycling Center to be Razed This Week

The old Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center scheduled to be demolished this week.

The old Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center on Fetterman Street is scheduled to be demolished this week, to make room for the county's courtroom facility addition to the justice center.

Big Horn Tire Car Show This Weekend in Buffalo

Classic cars like these will be on display this weekend in Buffalo

The First Annual Show and Shine car show will be this Saturday, August 13 at Big Horn Tire on Highway 16 East in Buffalo.

Jo Co Approves Connelly as Agent for Federal Funds

Johnson County Commission

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connelly was approved by the commissioners to act as the county's agent for receiving Federal emergency assistance funds.