Archive - Feb 22, 2011 - News

E-books and Their Effect on Traditional Bookstores

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Have e-books made the traditional book a thing of the past?

E-book technology has been around since the 1970's, but its only recently that the idea has caught on commercially with the marketing of devices that are small enough to fit on one's pocket.

SHS Student Chosen for Rotary Abroad

Maddy Clift will be attending high school her Junior year very near Mexico City, Mexico, through the Rotary Outbound Exchange program.

Sheridan High School Sophomore Maddy Clift has recently been selected as one of twenty students in the Cowboy Country region of Rotary International to study abroad during the 2011-2012 school year. She will be living with a family very near Mexico City, heading south of the border this August.

Landfill Workshop Thursday

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City of Sheridan Utilities Manager Dan Roberts

The City of Sheridan will be hosting a public workshop regarding the City Landfill this Thursday night. City Utilities Manager Dan Roberts explains that the meeting is for citizens that live nearby the proposed landfill expansion.

February's Roller Coaster Like Weather Will Continue

Temps around the region will begin to plummet once again Wednesday.

The month of February has produced temperatures that resemble spring for a few days, only to drop back down to what almost feels like conditions that would be more appropriate for Siberia.

Daniels Fund Announces Grants to Wyoming Nonprofits

Daniels Fund announces over $1 million in grants for Wyoming nonprofits.

The Daniels Fund has announced that they've awarded $1.1 million in grants to over 10 nonprofits in Wyoming. One of the recipients is Volunteers of America Northern Rockies in Sheridan.

JoCo Courthouse to Receive Security System

The Johnson County Courthouse will get a new security system after the county commissioners approved a request from Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly to allow Comtronics, Inc. to install security cameras and recording equipment in the courthouse.

City Audit Shows Compliance Issues

The City of Buffalo's recent audit has been completed and Robert Dahill of McGee, Hearne & Paiz CPAs gave a report to the council at their meeting last week.

Buffalo City Council Approves Resolutions

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

A number of Resolutions were approved by Buffalo's City Council at last week's meeting, approving a grant application, the course of a trail and a company to pursue a fiber optic line into the city. City planner Zach Montgomery explains Resloution No. 1308.