October 1st, 2012

Council to Consider Updates to Fire and Building Codes

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The Sheridan City Council tonight will be considering changes to the City's fire and building codes. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says that the changes have to do with recent action taken by the State.


Monday (10/1) – Sponsored by the Freshman Class
Dress-up = “Western Day”
Activity = “He-man Volleyball” (7pm @ SHS gym)

Tuesday (10/2) – Sponsored by the Sophomore Class
Dress-up = “80’s Day”
Activity = “Ultimate Frisbee” (7pm @ Homer Scott Field)

Wednesday (10/3) – Sponsored by the Junior Class
Dress-up = “Super Hero Day”
Activity = “Powder Puff Football” (7pm @ Homer Scott Field)

Thursday (10/4) – Sponsored by the Senior Class
Dress-up = “Bad Fashion Day”
Activity = “Burning on Grinnell” (7pm on Grinnell Plaza) *
XC @ Buffalo Invite (JV only)

Sheridan Drug/Alcohol Survey Now Open

Sheridan County residents are invited to participate in a short online survey to assist community prevention specialists in formulating a plan of action to combat substance abuse and suicide.

September 30th

French Film Crew Tapes At Occidental This Weekend

Sophie Vernet films the local musicians at the Occidental Hotel Saturday night.

A film crew working for a French television program highlighting places to travel in the world was in Northeast Wyoming this weekend and stopped by the Occidental Hotel in Buffalo Saturday night to film the locals, some background history of the hotel and the town and some local talent as well.

JCSD1 Discusses Student-Teacher Protocol For District

At their last meeting, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard a presentation from Dr. Jeanie Barent on the protocol surrounding prospective student-teachers in the district.

JCHC Looks At Next Capital Construction Project in 2016

JCHC Board of Trustees

With the Radiology department signed off by the State Department of Health, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's 2012 Construction Project is essentially complete, and their attention will now turn to the next step in their Capital Improvements Plan, the 2016 project to replace the aging Amie Holt Care Center.

Black Diamond Byway Dedicated Saturday

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One of seven signs along the Black Diamond Byway

Over 150 people attended the dedication of the new Black Diamond Byway which took place Saturday at the Kleenburn Recreation Area just north of Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was there as another piece of history was being made.

National Drug Take Back Day Saturday

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Steve Johnson, SPD, collecting unwanted or unused meds.

Saturday, Sheridanites had the chance to safely get rid of the prescription drugs they didn't want or need. It was the semi-annual national Drug Take-Back Day.

The Thrill of Twill

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Richard Webb of Gillette basket weaving.

Art comes in a variety of forms; it's all about what you like. Saturday, close to twenty folks showed up at the Sagebrush Art Gallery to learn basket weaving from Laura Lee Zanger, an expert basket weaver specializing in Southeaster Native American Twills.

Poll Question of the Week

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"Don't Ask, Don't Tell," a U.S. policy that banned military personnel from discrimination against or harassing closet gays and also barred openly homosexual persons from military service, was repealed a year ago.