Archive - Jun 5, 2012

Venus crossing the sun

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Albeit green this is what the sun looked like between clouds with Venus crossing it at 5:19 pm Tuesday from the Sheridan area. The green was from the green welders glass filter that was necessary to cut down on the sun's intense brightness and heat. Hopefully those that went to Sheridan College got a much better view through a telescope than I did through a camera.

Buffalo City Councilor Justin Gerard Resigns

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Embattled Councilor Justin Gerard offered his resignation on Tuesday night at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Buffalo City Council. The other members of the Council unanimously accepted. Sheridan Media will have more details as the story develops.

County Awards Contract for Design and Construction Administration for Free Clinic

County Awards Contract for Design and Construction Administration for Free Clinic

The Free Clinic of Sheridan County, soon to be the Sheridan Health Center in a month's time, would like to move into the Sheridan County Public Health Building.

Community Garden - Dayton Style

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Check out the elevated "Community Garden - Dayton Style" set at the foot of the Bighorns in beautiful Dayton, Wyoming. There are 23 plots and the last one was sold for the season on May 29th for $10. It's more than just a community garden it is more like a community project as Mayor Wood said the City purchased the wood and the wood shop students at the High School made the boxes.

Deaver Pleads Guilty To Reckless Endangering

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Dylan Deaver of Buffalo plead guilty Friday, June 1st, to three counts of reckless endangering and one count of Driving Under the Influence of inhalants.

Council Approves Consensus Distribution Amount

City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley

The Sheridan City Council approved the distribution amount for the consensus funding that was agreed upon last week by all of the municipalities within Sheridan County and Sheridan County itself. City Clerk Scott Badley.

New Fire Chief Sworn In

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Terry Lenhart is sworn in as Fire Chief.

Immediately following the approval by City Council of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey's recommendation to appoint Terry Lenhart as Fire Chief, the Mayor swore in Lenhart before a large crowed of firefighters from Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

EA for Lewis Street Bridge Project Available for Public Review

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This bridge will be a thing of the past in the near future.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that the Environmental Assessment on the Lewis Street Bridge replacement project is complete and available for public review and comment. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell.

Johnson County To Discuss Special District Budgets

The first Johnson County Commission meeting of June will be Tuesday at the courthouse in Buffalo beginning at 9am.

It's Open Season For The Chamber Health Plan

This month marks the open enrollment for the Chamber of Commerce Health Benefit Plan.