Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 21st

New Jo Co Commissioner: 'About What I expected'

Johnson County Commissioner John Gibbs

The newest Johnson County Commissioner, John Gibbs, says his first couple of months on the job have been an adjustment and he is still learning, but so far it is pretty much what he expected it to be and he is enjoying the job.

February 21st

Beat the Winter Blues Fund Raiser

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A packed Sheridan County Exhibit Hall, supporting the furry friends at the Dog & Cat Shelter.

It was a full house as hundreds packed into the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds Saturday night, despite the winter storm that blew in for the “Beat the Winter Blues,” a fundraiser for the Dog and Cat Shelter.  The attendance went way beyond what Shelter Director Cel Hope expected or

Concept Developed for Ag Center Near Sheridan College

Sheridan College Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Jon Connolly

Sheridan College, Whitney Benefits and the University of Wyoming are in the process of exploring building an agricultural center south of Sheridan College on the 500-acre Adams Ranch property.

Sheridan City Council to Address Performing Arts Center Grant Application

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The Perkins building, the WYO Theater, and the Hallmark building could be the future site of the WYO Performing Arts Center.

Last September the City of Sheridan in conjunction with Sheridan College and the WYO Theater submitted a grant application to the Wyoming Business Council for the expansion of the WYO Theater.

February 19th

Recreation District Approves Funds for Facility Update

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Recreation District Approves Funds for Facility Update

The Sheridan Recreation District has approved $7,200 in carry over funds to hire an engineering firm to conduct a building analysis on the Old Highland Park School.

Through With Chew Week Begins Today

Through With Chew Week Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of Through With Chew Week in Wyoming. Sheridan County Tobacco Prevention Coalition is getting the word out on the dangers of smokeless tobacco by providing special awareness kits to local health care providers and dentists.

BLN to Host Dinner Theater Fundraiser Saturday

BLN to Host Dinner Theater Fundraiser Saturday

The Business Leadership Network for Sheridan and Buffalo will be hosting a dinner theater and auction next Saturday night in Sheridan. BLN Director Georgia Huckeby explains that it will be a fun filled evening for those in attendance.

Tickets on Sale for Duck Race

The Buffalo Swim Club is selling raffle tickets for their annual duck race fundraiser. The race will be held April 30 in Clear Creek in Buffalo.

"Give Kids a Smile" Day Coming Soon

The month of February has been designated as Children's Dental Health Awareness Month, and being a short month, the culmination will actually be Friday, March 4th.

February 18th

Sheridan Delivers on the Promise

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Sherian Mayor Dave Kinskey, STT Executive Director Penny Becker and STT Chairwoman Judy Taylor with the plaque that recognizes Sheridan, Wyoming as one of America'a 2011 Dozen Distinctive Destinations.

The Historic Sheridan Inn was the place to be Friday evening if you wanted to rub shoulders with Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill, present and past mayors, the County Commissioners and other dignitaries of our community, and it was a celebration.