Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 22nd

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.

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.

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.

February 21st

DSA Wins Main Street Award

The Wyoming Main Street program is part of the Downtown Sheridan Association's Master Plan.

Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Stacie Coe and her assistant Bonnie Gregory traveled to Cheyenne last week to attend the quarterly meeting of Main Street Managers from around the state.

Film Incentive Bill Renewed

Representative Rosie Berger (two to the left of John Wayne) and Representative Jon Botten (4th from the right in the back row) at the Film Incentive Bill Renewal Signing.

Thursday the $1 million Film Incentive Bill, Senate File 41 – also known as Fifi – passed renewal, with the help of a cowboy icon.

County, City Join Forces for Economic Development

Johnson County Commissioners

At the Johnson County Commission meeting last Tuesday, Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery and County Planner Rob Yingling presented an agreement to the commission drafted between the two entities to jointly apply for state and Federal funding for economic development in Buffalo and Johnson County.