Archive - Sep 6, 2011

Council Gives Thumbs Up on Street Closure for Pony Fall Fest

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Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

After a lengthy discussion at their meeting Tuesday night, the Sheridan City Council approved the KNJ Curbing and Pony Grill and Bar Fall Fest that will take place this upcoming Saturday.

One Cent Recipients to Receive Reduction in 4th Quarter Distribution

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One Cent Recipients to Receive Reduction in 4th Quarter Distribution

City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed reported to the City Council Tuesday night that the one cent revenue is down 12 percent from the appropriated amount for fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30.

J.J. Butler is Top Bronc Rider @ Don King Days

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Under what renown rodeo announcer, Jim Thompson called "Glorious Weather" Monday afternoon, Wyoming Cowboy J.J. Butler followed up his first bronc ride of 71 with this one for a 72 to win the 23rd Don King Days Bronc Riding Title.

Sheridan Media, Cost Plus Appliances Holding 9/11 Memorial Food Drive

In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy on September 11, 2001, Sheridan Media will be working with Cost Plus Furniture and Appliances of Sheridan to put on a 24-hour, three-day "Spirit of America 9/11 Food Drive" with a goal of collecting 911 pounds of non-perishable food items.

Before the Bridge

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At Tuesday evening's City Council meeting in Council Chambers at 7:00 pm the council will consider awarding the bid for the Wrench Ranch Pathways Project. Part of that project is to place a pedestrian bridge across Goose Creek at this location. This is the view at the very west end of Canfield Street where the bridge would be located - some 4 blocks west of the north Main McDonalds Restaurant.

Bear Hunt Closes in 2 Areas in NW Wyoming

Black Bear photo courtesy WGFD.

CODY - The bear hunt is over in two areas in northwestern Wyoming less than a week after it started.

Sheridan County Receives State Award for Planning

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Sheridan County was recently recognized by the state for their planning practices.

Sheridan County recently received the Rural Planning Project of the Year award from the Wyoming Planning Association. County Planner Mark Reid explains what landed Sheridan County the special recognition.

County Commissioners Reject One Bid, Approve Another for Airport Rehab

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County Commissioners addressed several projects at the Sheridan County Airport at their meeting Tuesday.

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday rejected the lone bid of $193,550.00 from ICM to rehabilitate the South Access Road at the Sheridan County Airport. Commissioner Bob Rolston says the project will be rolled over to next year's budget.

Don't like Driving Down the Big Horns? Try Flying.

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Hang gliders and even a parasailer or two gathered at Sand Turn on the Big Horn Mountains all Labor Day weekend, entertaining small crowds as they flew off toward Dayton, Ranchester and Parkman.

During the best flights gliders reached heights of up to approximately 13,000 feet, said glider Jim Bowman of Parkman.

Poll Question: Reduce or Eliminate Parking Requirements for Property Owners?

Last week, the Sonoran Institute brought a presentation to Sheridan titled: the Value of Downtown. Essentially, the idea of the presentation was that building dense downtown areas will return the most tax revenue to the city.