April 11th, 2012

JCSD1 Discusses and Approves Employment Requests

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School Board reviewed and discussed the hiring process for certified staff, went into executive session to dicuss personnel matters, and then reconvened and approved employment requests.

Buffalo Swimmer Competes in Seattle

Gunnar Poley with his medals. Photo courtesy April Poley, used by permission.

Eleven year-old Gunnar Poley, a Buffalo Swim Club member, recently traveled to Federal Way, Washington to compete in the Northwest Age Group Swimming Championships.

This is the highest level of competition that an age group swimmer can achieve and swimmers must meet qualifying times in order to compete in the meet, according to mom April Poley.

She said Over 1,300 swimmers competed at the King County Weyerhaeuser Aquatic Center, which is the host for the 2012 Olympic Diving Trials in June.

Gunnar qualifed for five freestyle events in the 50, 100, 200, 500 yard, and mile.

Buffalo Contacts Bond Co. Of Wastewater Plant Contractor

Buffalo's Waste Water Treatment Plant

In a move designed to add pressure to the contractor that built Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant, the city has contacted the bond company, telling them there is warranty work that needs to be performed by the contractor, Hydro Construction of Ft. Collins, Colorado.

2nd Annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo is This Weekend

2nd Annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo is This Weekend

The 2nd annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place this Saturday at Sheridan College. Last year over two-hundred individuals showed up to showcase their products.

April 10th

Friends of the Library Present Check

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The Friends of the Library are friends indeed. Tuesday night in the Inner Circle of the library, the Friends of the Library Board presented Director Cameron Duff with a check for $45,000, raised last November at their annual fall auction.

Rebuilding Kendrick Pool

Rec. Director Richard Wright fields questions about the future of Kendrick pool.

In 2009 the City of Sheridan hired MIG Consultants to perform a Park, Facility and Program Analysis Report. In that report that was adopted by the City Council, it recommended that at some point, Kendrick Pool needed to be replaced due to its age and ever growing maintenance costs.

Sexual Abuse of a Minor Suspect Arraigned in District Court

Sexual Abuse of a Minor Suspect Arraigned in District Court

An arraignment was held for 21-year-old Sheridan resident Jeremiah Johnson Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

A Double Springtime Emergence

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Not only has the Trail End Historic Site emerged from its long winter hiatus but so have the daffodils. The historic site opened its doors for the 2012 season on April 1st and these daffodils were not far behind thanks to Rod Adams who has maintained the grounds since 2003. If you can't visit the site in person you can view it on line at:

Public Pulse - Tuesday 04/10/12

CASA-Susie Cannon & Bobbie Walseth / Local Foods Expo w/Kentz Willis


SC Rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson

Report from SC Rodeo coach Marc Gilkerson:

This past weekend the Sheridan College Rodeo team traveled to Torrington, WY for our third college rodeo.

We had a good showing by many of our rodeo athletes, we are steadily improving and gaining confidence.

The men’s team was led again by Matt Schieck, Matt and his partner Kelsey Scott from Chadron, NE placed second in the first round of the team roping with a time of 6.8 seconds.

They roped their steer in the short round in 7.0 seconds placing second in the short round and second in the average.