Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 21st

Sheridan Media Website Wins Edward R. Morrow Award

For the second year in a row, the Sheridan Media website has been honored by the Radio Television Digital News Association, or RTDNA with the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Small Market Website.

Jo Co Library Busy with Fundraisers

The Johnson County Library has a number of fun activities going on to help raise funds for the library and for upcoming events.

April 20th

Emergency Management Continues to Keep an Eye on Flood Potential

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Earlier this month we told you about Sheridan County Emergency Management receiving an additional 25,000 sandbags to prepare for potential springtime flooding.

Rec. Board Approves Pay Scale Change

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees approved a slight decrease in their pay scale for part-time seasonal employees.

Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright says the decrease has to do with the current economic situation

Earth Day at the Park

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The 41st anniversary of Earth Day is Friday, and there are no shortage of events in Sheridan to commemorate the event.

From 5:30 to 7 pm this evening the Wyoming Wilderness Association is holding the 5th annual Miniature Art and Music Auction at Davis Gallery.

Buffalo Is Pilot City for National Tourism Week

Buffalo will be one of five communities in the State of Wyoming that will host National Tourism Week May 7-15.

Car Fire in Downtown Sheridan Extinguished Quickly

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The Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department responded to a vehicle fire on North Scott Street at approximately 10:20 Wednesday morning.

Craig Dougherty to Chair New State Advisory Board

A media release from the Wyoming Department of Education and State Superintendent Cindy Hill indicates that a Sheridan education administrator will head the newly formed Learning Initiative Advisory Board.

April 19th

POSTPONED: Willie Nelson Concert Tour

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Country music legend Willie Nelson has postponed upcoming concerts in Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota and Kansas due to illness.

Concert promoters announced the news a day before Nelson was supposed to perform at the 2,500-seat Wyoming Center in Gillette.

Preliminary Hearing Held for Paumer in Circuit Court

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A Preliminary Hearing was held Tuesday in Sheridan County Circuit Court for Camie Paumer of Clearmont. Paumer was charged in March with a total of 9 counts, 6 felonies and 3 misdemeanors.