July 21st, 2011

Buffalo Votes to Fund Recycling Center Requests

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting Tuesday, voted to pay the bills from the Recycling Board for engineering and for a new heating system, but not before some heated exchanges between the council and the board.

Jo Co Addresses Erosion at Lake DeSmet

Erosion at Lake DeSmet will be fixed in the coming weeks. Photo courtesy of Connie Modzelewski. Used by Permission.

A concerned citizen brought a safety issue at Lake DeSmet to the attention of the Johnson County Commission recently.

July 20th


AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Troopers open their district tournament in Gillette today against Riverton Head coach Ben Phillips.

The Sheridan Jets open the "B" state tournament in Casper today, the Jets open with Gillette this afternoon at 100.

No matter of what happens to the Jets this week in the state tournament they will play in the "B" regional in Sheridan as the host team next week.

The American Legion "B" regional is scheduled to begin at Thorne-Rider stadium a week from today.

SCSD2 Approves Budget for Fiscal Year 2011-12

SCSD2 Business Manager Roxie Taft

Sheridan County School District No. 2 approved their budget for the fiscal year 2011-2012 during Wednesday night's board meeting, 83 percent of which goes to teacher salaries and benefits.

So Long Shade Trees

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Phase I of the Wyoming/Park Area Reconstruction is underway. The contractor is removing trees throughout the project area on Burkitt St., Wyoming Ave. and Whittier St. - the trees shown here are in the 100 block of Wyoming Avenue. At present traffic is being detoured to Park and Whittier Streets to allow for the tree removal on Wyoming Avenue.

NWCCD Approves Budget

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Sheridan College Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Heath

An operating budget of $25.9 million for fiscal year 2012 was approved Wednesday by the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees. That is about $1 million more than last year's budget.

What a difference one month makes

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TSP and Delta Construction, Inc. are beginning to to see the fruits of their labor as Meadlowlark Elementary School on DeSmet Avenue is taking on form as it rises from its foundation. Just one month ago at the Board of Trustees Regular Monthly Meeting of June 20th a final completion letter for the demolition project was being generated.

Wyoming Congressional Award Council Retreat this Weekend in Sheridan

The Wyoming Congressional Award Council will hold its annual retreat this Thursday through Sunday in Sheridan.

Busy Time for Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity is always looking for volunteers, either at their ReStore facility or repairing and constructing homes.

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns has been busy lately with several recently completed projects and several more planned for the near future. Habitat Construction Manager Eliza Evans explains what they've been up to.