Archive - Mar 2011 - News

March 3rd

Mediation For City of Buffalo, Frankovic Trust

The Buffalo City Council went into executive session during their regular meeting Tuesday, returning nearly 45 minutes later.

March 2nd

Two of Three Districts Show Improvement

The Wyoming Department of Education has released the graduation rates for 2009-2010.

The Wyoming Department of Education has released the 2009-2010 high school graduation rates. Both Sheridan County School District One and Two had a higher graduation rate then the previous year.

Speed Limit to Remain Unchanged on Murphy Gulch Road

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Sheridan County Commissioner Bob Rolston

The Sheridan County Commissioners denied a request from a property owner to lower the speed limit from 35 mph to 15 mph on a portion of Murphy Gulch Road, which is a “dry weather road.”

City of Buffalo Approves CJC Joint Powers Agreement

The Buffalo City Council approved the draft agreement with the county on the Criminal Justice Center Joint Powers Board at their meeting Tuesday.

JoCo Commission Approves Disputed Septic Permit

A permit for a septic system in the Bighorn Estates Subdivision west of Buffalo was approved by the County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday.

“This Old House” Honors Sheridan Neighborhood

Sheridan receives yet another national feather in her cap!

The honors just keep pouring in for Sheridan, Wyoming. Mayor Dave Kinskey's office passed along a news release from "This Old House" magazine that the Residence Hill Neighborhood in Sheridan has been chosen as one of the 64 Best Old-House Neighborhoods.

Salvation Army Hosts Annual Dinner

US Territorial Commander for the 13 western states will be the Keynote Speaker at the annual Salvation Army banquet March 5th at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

This Saturday evening, March 5th will be the Sheridan Salvation Army's annual dinner and night to honor eight “Unsung Heroes” of the community.

Health Law to Cost Wyoming $50 Million for Medicaid Expansion

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

Wyoming doesn't have $50 million to spare, according to U.S. Senator Mike Enzi who said that a study released Tuesday by two Congressional committees affirms why the President's Health Care law is unworkable.

March 1st

Bozeman Apartment Fire Responsible for the Death of Two Sheridan Men

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An apartment fire in Bozeman, Montana early Tuesday claimed the lives of two Sheridan men. (Photo Courtesy of Jeffery Blockwick)

An early morning apartment fire in Bozeman, Montana claimed the lives of two men formerly of Sheridan. The Bozeman Fire Department has confirmed that the bodies of 29-year-old Dale Beard and 30-year-old Jacob Neuman were found by firefighters in an apartment at 215 South 18th Avenue in Bozeman.

County Commissioners Approve CUP, Deny Waiver Request

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The Sheridan County Commissioners approve CUP, deny waiver request Tuesday.

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a request for a conditional use permit for property owned by Bruce Sheeley.