Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 6th

County To Hold Workshop in Story on Septic Systems

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Sheridan County will hold an informational public workshop on septic system management in Story Tuesday. County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger explains what prompted the County to hold the meeting.

Council To Hear Finalized ZIRC Report Tonight

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A year and a half ago the City of Sheridan formed the ZIRC Committee to help streamline the City's development process.

SCC Geologist Discusses Climate Change

On the January 31st edition of Public Pulse, climate change was a major topic of discussion. Tom Johannesmeyer is the Geology instructor at Sheridan College, and he says

February 5th

Area Ice Fishing Yielding Good Results

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If you're an angler in Wyoming, chances are you've tested your hand at ice fishing a time or two, and with the colder than usual winter that we've had so far has done nothing but aid the sport. Game and Fish Public Information Officer Warren Mischke.

Planning is Underway in Ranchester for Centennial Celebration

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The Town of Ranchester is celebrating its 100th birthday this year and the planning process is underway for a centennial celebration this summer. A tentative date has been set for Saturday August, 27th.

Workforce Services Welcomes New Addition

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has announced the addition of Lynn Welker to the Wyoming Workforce Development Council. Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says she looks forward to Welker joining the team.

Body Work Textbook Written Locally

Two Sheridan College professionals have teamed up to write a textbook that was released in mid-January. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson with the story.

Part 2 of Series: 2009 Juvenile Detention Compliance Report

Friday we reported that Volunteers of America Northern Rockies had released the report findings of a two-year study on Juvenile Detention Compliance in Wyoming. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson with part two of the series.

February 5th

Chloe's Closet Brings in Prom Stash

The word was put out last week that a group calling themselves “Chloe's Closet” were asking for donations of gently used prom dresses to be given out to high school girls who can't afford the cost of a new one.

Alcohol Retailers Perfect on Compliance

In just two years, those that sell alcohol in Buffalo have come a long way in reducing the number of underage people purchasing alcohol.
Two years ago, during an undercover operation, retailers had a 75 percent failure rate in selling alcohol to minors. This year that number has changed to 100 percent compliance.