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June 7th, 2011

Commissioners Approves CUP for SAWS Clearwell Tank

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Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley

The Sheridan County Commissioners made quick work out of a short agenda Tuesday. Commissioners approved a Conditional Use Permit from the SAWS Joint Powers Board to construct a buried 1.5 million gallon concrete water tank adjacent to the current Big Goose Water Treatment Plant.

Sheridan City Council Addresses Cablevision

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The Sheridan City Council discussed the de-regulation of Cablevision at their meeting Monday night.

In June of 2010, New York based Cablevision purchased Bresnan Communications to the tune of $1.36 billion. Cablevision has elected to use the name Optimum, which is their brand for bundled services in their home metropolitan New York City Markets.

Serving Pie at Junior High

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Perhaps this is why counselors don't work in the school cafeteria on a regular basis. Look at how Counselor Mary Barbula serves pie to Assistant Principal Kim Anderson on the last day of school at Sheridan Junior High. During the last minutes of the school year most students were in the stands as a circle of students and faculty members tossed stuffed toys around until the music stopped.

Annual Spring Cleaning

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As the early morning sun peered through the new leaves of spring Debbie Bakel and her husband Richard from Loveland, Colorado were busy spring cleaning statues in the Sheridan Area. Here they are busy cleaning "Summit CEO's" by J. C. Dye that is part of Sheridan's permanent public art display thanks to a donation by Sheridan Media and the Sheridan Public Arts Committee.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 06/07/11

Dog & Cat Shelter / Heal Your Life Workshop w/ Elaine Burke

Public Pulse - Monday 06/06/11

Library / Chamber of Commerce

Tornado Spotted Near Billings Monday

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Tornados circled the Billings area Monday night; no reports of any touching down.

As the country music group Sugarland performed in the RimRock Auto Arena at MetraPark in Billings Monday evening, tornado sirens were going off in the Heights area of the city. Emergency crews reported that a tornado had been spotted near Laurel, Montana.

TROOPER BASEBALL / SIMPSON AWARDS / BASKETBALL / SC VOLLEYBALL

SHERIDAN TROOPERS BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers will play a road double header in Powell today they are 9-4 overall head coach Ben Phillips says they have mixed results.

They will play two in Powell tonight after losing two in Rapid City Sunday and Phillips says it gives them a chance at a little redemption after two straight losses.

The Troops have a busy week with six games this week and Trooper camp opening tomorrow morning.

Bikers Against Bruises Coming Up

The 3rd Annual Bikers Against Bruises Event will be held June 24th and 25th, beginning and ending in Sheridan.

Coming up June 24th and 25th, the Advocacy & Resource Center is hosting its 3rd Annual Bikers Against Bruises event. Friday night the 24th is geared toward families, says co-organizer Yvonne Swanson.

Representative Berger Among Delegation to China

Wyoming Representative Rosie Berger, ( l ), enjoys a visit to the Great Wall of China with Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer and Montana First Lady Nancy Schweitzer. The three, along with three other state elected officials from around the United States, are on a two-week tour of China on behalf of the Council of State Governments.

The Gasification & Coal Chemicals in Asia Pacific 2011 Conference, more easily identified as GAP 2011, is coming up in Beijing, China June 8th and 9th.