Archive - Nov 2011 - News

November 29th

Free HIV Testing Available Across Wyoming Thursday

The Wyoming Department of Health in conjunction with local family planning clinics and public health offices will offer a free service throughout Wyoming this Thursday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Trail End Guilds' Gears Up for Holiday Open House

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The Trail End State Historic Site in Sheridan has once again been transformed into a Christmas lovers delight, as the 14,000 square foot mansion boasts seven elaborately decorated trees, and decorations of the season too numerous to mention.

SheridanAires to Hold Annual Winter Concert This Week

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The SheridanAires will present their winter concert this week at the Sheridan Senior Center entitled “Christmas is All in the Heart”. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins says that they've expanded this year's show a bit.

Todd Trial Set For Dec. 20

Attorneys in the case of an 18-year-old Sheridan man facing a charge of sexual abuse of a minor met for pretrial conferencing Tuesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court.

City of Sheridan Receives State Grant for Water Quality

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The City of Sheridan has received a $400,000 grant from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to address pollution in Little Goose and Goose Creek. In 2010, DEQ released the Goose Creek Watershed TMDL.

SHS Students Sending Christmas Care Packages To Troops (Update: Taking Donations Until 12/7)

Sheridan High School's W.A.T.CH. program is collecting cards, letters and other items to fill care packages that they will send to the troops this holiday season.

Jo Co Kids Learn Business Through New 4-H Program

A new program that pairs 4-H kids with local businesses to learn about the particular business and learn different skills associated with them is a success after the first two kids recently completed the program.

Buffalo's Meadowlark Third Graders to Perform Nutcracker

An annual Holiday tradition will be offered again this year as Buffalo's Meadowlark Elementary School third-graders perform the Nutcracker Thursday, December 1st at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Wildeman Discusses Jo Co Airport Project

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman felt the need to discuss the proposed projects at the Johnson County Airport, including the purchase of lands for expansion and realignment of the runway, the possibility of providing water to the facility and other amenities that may be added in the coming years.

November 28th

Scenic Character Plan Approved by Planning Commission

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission met Monday night to consider the Scenic Character Plan. Developing the plan has been a process that has been about a year in the making and it builds upon work started in the City County Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan.