Archive - Jan 2011 - News

January 17th

A Bridal Dream Come True

(l - r) Sheridan Media Sales Manager Jim Schellinger, 2011 Bridal Prevue Grand Prize Winner Brittney Hooker, Sheridan Media General Manager Bob Grammens

There was a moment of collective silence Saturday as everyone held their breath while the name was drawn.  The winner would receive over $2,500 in prizes and services from the 26 vendors on hand at Sheridan Media’s annual Bridal Prevue held in the atrium of the Holiday Inn.

Buffalo Holds Bid Opening for Sidewalks

The Brock Street Sidewalk/Safe Routes To School Project got one step closer to completion on Thursday as the City of Buffalo held a bid opening at 2 pm in City Hall.

JC Commission to Address Sand Creek

Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, has this update on the Johnson County Commission and Sand Creek.

January 16th

Sheridan City Council To Address a Defunct Housing Project

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The Sheridan City Council will work with a light agenda this evening, as there are only a handful of items to be considered. The defunct housing project on east Montana Street known as York Place may be getting a breath of fresh air.

Precip is Up Across Wyoming—Except Here

Most of the major drainage basins in the state had significantly higher than normal precipitation during December—except for the Tongue and Powder watersheds, which were the driest in the state. Jim Fahey Hydrologist with NOAH Weather Service:

Beet Roads

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is using a new low-tech “cutting edge” technology to keep winter roads clear: beet juice. Ronda Holwell with WYDOT:

Library Offers “Lunch & Learn” Series

Fulmer Library will host several money management-related programs for free in the Fulmer Inner Circle.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be starting a new series this Tuesday, January 18th. Called “Lunch & Learn,” Program Director Debbie Iverson explains what it's all about.

January 15th

Fairgrounds to Address Handicap Parking

Changes to the layout of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds has essentially created a lack of handicap parking. Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht explains the option that they are considering at this time.

Planner: One percent requests being submitted

One-Percent funding request deadline is Tuesday

One-percent funding requests from the city and county are being submitted, ahead of the January 18 deadline, said Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery. City and county department heads and boards submit their requests to the One-Percent Committee, who will choose the best requests for funding. Montogomery explains.

Two Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse Addition

19-year-old Eulalia Garcia was arraigned on four counts in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. They are: Count 1 – Felony Larceny; Count 2 – Conspiracy to Commit Burglary; Count 3 – Larceny; and Count 4 – Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine, to a Minor.