Archive - May 26, 2011 - News

Community Comes Together to Discuss Hand in Hand Closure

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The announcement earlier this week that the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center would be closing in a matter of days was a shock to say the least to the parents of the over 140 children who attend the childcare center.

WYO Performing Arts Center Grants Approved

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The Wyoming Business Council Thursday recommended approval of two $1 million grants that will greatly benefit and expand the performing arts in Sheridan.

Fuel Tank Floats Into Yard

Sheridan Fire Marshall Brian Songer issued a media release indicating that Sheridan Fire-Rescue {SFR} responded with the Hazardous Material Response Vehicle, Haz-Mat 1, to the 2000 block of Dana Avenue Wednesday morning for mutual aid at the request of the Goose Valley Volunteer Fire Department.

Hospital Foundation Announces Gifts of $2.4 Million For Cancer Center

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees took no action Wednesday on awarding the bid for the new Welch Cancer Center project.

Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty explains that there needs to be more discussion on the bid that was submitted.

One-Cent Recipients Address Council at Budget Work Session

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Fifteen local agencies applying for optional one-cent funds through the City of Sheridan addressed the City Council during a budget work session Wednesday.

Hand in Hand Parents Holding Meeting Tonight

News from the powers that run the Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan dealt a painful blow to the staff, parents and most importantly the children at the center.

Indian Health Service Hospital Update

Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Services – Billings issued this update late Wednesday afternoon.

All appointments at the Crow Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service Hospital are canceled for the remainder of the week.

District 2 Board Awards Summer Project Bids

The Sheridan County District 2 Board of Trustees held a special noon meeting Tuesday to award bids on three summer maintenance project contracts.

Johnson County, VOA Try to Meet in the Middle

Johnson County, County Attorney Ken DeCock and Volunteers of America are working to reach and agreement between themselves to allow VOA to continue providing juvenile probation services to the county.

Tix Available for Jimmy G's Duck Race

The Second Annual Jimmy G's Duck Race fundraiser is coming later this summer, but tickets are on sale now to reserve your numbered duck for the race.