Archive - May 2011 - News

May 4th

Preparing Pets for Tick Season

Check pets daily, especially inside their ears, where ticks really like to burrow.

Springtime brings green grass, blooming flowers and trees and animal babies. But it also brings something from “the dark side” -- blood-sucking ticks.

Representative Lummis Talks Debt Ceiling

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

As the Nation's debt grows ever closer to the legal limit of $14.3 trillion, lawmakers on Capitol Hill struggle to come up with a solution that both parties can agree on. U.S.

Jo Co Commission Rescinds Deputy Salary Cap

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, voted to rescind a 1987 motion that capped the deputy elected officials' salaries at 80 percent of the elected officials' salary.

Buffalo Council Approves Vision Buffalo Commission

Ordinance No. 1347, which amended City code to adopt the Vision Buffalo Commission, was approved on third and final reading Tuesday night at their regular meeting.

SCJC to Host Artist Reception Thursday

Sheridan College in Johnson County will host the latest in a series of Artists' Receptions this Thursday, May 5 at the campus in Buffalo. Featured this time are four local artists, all of whom teach art in the Johnson County School System.

May 3rd

National Day of Prayer Thursday

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Tim charles, praise and worship leader for the NDOP.

Thursday marks the 60th annual National Day of Prayer, a day designated by Congress in 1952, where people are asked” to turn to God in prayer and meditation.”

County Commissioners Approve Land Use Fee Adjustments

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

Now that the Land Use Fees for Sheridan County are incorporated into one document, County staff must bring a proposal to adjust those fees to the County Commissioners on an annual basis.

Final Snowpack Report Released

A map showing the various snotel sites around the state of Wyoming.

The final snowpack report of the year for Wyoming was released Tuesday by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The report indicates that for the 2011 water year, the Tongue River Basin is at 137% of normal for May 1st, and 247% of the May 1, 2010 totals.

Help Sought for Tornado Relief Fund

A telethon has been scheduled for between 5 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 4th through 3 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 5th. Call 1-855-205HELP to donate to tornado disaster relief.

Sheridan Media, in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters, is helping get the word out about disaster relief efforts for those affected by the hundreds of tornadoes that hit the southern and Midwestern region of the country during the month of April, particularly Tuscaloosa, Alaba

Grazing Seminar & Workshop Coming Up

Sustainable Ranching and Resource Management will be covered at a 1 1/2-day seminar and workshop May 20th and 21st.

The Ag Department at Sheridan College has teamed up with the Padlock Ranch to host a 1½-day seminar later this month.