Archive - May 2011 - News

May 5th

Traffic Signal at 5th and Val Vista is Out

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

To add to what is an already congested area of the City right now, the traffic signal at the intersection of 5th Street and Val Vista in Sheridan was knocked out Thursday by a truck.

Sheridan Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A Sheridan man was sentenced to 17-20 years in prison Thursday in District Court.

55-year-old Sheridan resident Curtis Scheckla was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday on the charge of 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

Sheridan College to Broadcast Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremonies at Sheridan College are slated for Saturday, May 7th in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.

The 62nd Sheridan College Commencement Ceremony will be held this Saturday, May 7th, beginning at 1 o'clock at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, and for those who are not able to attend in person, the college will be broadcasting the event on Bresnan Cable Channel 21.

Governor Mead: Wyoming Continues to Work Towards Resolution for Wolf Management

Governor Mead says Wyoming will continue to work towards a resolution for wolf management.

The Obama Administration announced Wednesday that it will take 5,500 wolves off the endangered list in eight states in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes. The move will turn control over the predators to state wildlife agencies. Public hunts for hundreds of wolves already are planned this fall in Idaho and Montana.

Jo Co Loans Money to Kaycee

Johnson County Commissioners

The Johnson County Commissioners voted Tuesday to loan the Town of Kaycee money to purchase a compactor trailer and a “tub” to complete their garbage transfer station that will serve the town and southern Johnson County.

Baby Fair at Sheridan Memorial Hospital

It's all about babies Saturday at Memorial Hospital in Sheridan.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital invites everyone to the 2nd Annual Baby Fair, to be held Saturday, May 7th from 10 am to 1 pm in the hospital's cafeteria area. Cecile Pattison is the Community Relations Director for the hospital.

Jo Co Rejects Occupational Testing

Occupational testing was discussed again at the Johnson County Commission meeting Tuesday, and after discussions the commission chose to not adopt the policy for all employees.

Buffalo Council Discusses Equipment for Justice Center

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman

Buffalo's City Council, at their meeting Tuesday, discussed new radio consoles and new computers for the new justice center that is under construction.

May 4th

Lewis Street Bridge Reconstruction Project to Begin Next Summer

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WYDOT hosted a public input meeting Tuesday on the Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Sheridan have partnered for the Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project that will begin next year. WYDOT held an open house Tuesday to give the public an opportunity to provide comment on the project.

Commissioners Approve Request From PRCC Board

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Commissioners Approve Request From PRCC Board

The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a request from the Powder River Community Center Board to have the County take ownership of the old Arvada Elementary School.