Archive - May 2011 - News

May 25th

Emergency Management Continues to Address Flooding in Sheridan County

Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

Tuesday night's temporary -- and voluntary -- evacuation of residents of Downer Addition in Sheridan County was caused by the storm that brought heavy rain to much of the County late afternoon and early evening.

Sheridan College Provides Temporary Shelter

Red Cross NE Wyoming Branch Manager Susan Barnes outside Crook Hall at Sheridan College.

Sheridan College opened up one of their residency halls last night to provide a temporary shelter to those displaced by flooding in Montana, and for any of the Downer Addition residents who were temporarily evacuated Tuesday night.

Meadowlark Elementary Ground Broken

While the clouds contain the raindrops, District 2 dignitaries, along with representatives from Delta Construction and TSP Architects and Engineers break ground May 24th on the new Meadowlark Elementary School.

The rain stopped briefly for the Tuesday morning groundbreaking ceremony held on the site of the soon-to-be-constructed new Meadowlark Elementary School.

Indian Health Service Clinics Ready

Crow / Northern Cheyenne Hospital

Per a media release from Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Services in Billings, the outpatient clinic at the Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital remains closed. The emergency department continues to be on divert.

SHS to Host Rodeo Competition

Sheridan High School Sophomore Kylee Cahoy and SHS Junior Trent Kelly will compete with their teammates in the Memorial Weekend Sheridan High School Rodeo at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

Sunday, May 29th and Monday, May 30th, the Sheridan High School Rodeo Club plays host to the spring high school rodeo competition.

City Council Budget Work Session: Solid Waste

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City of Sheridan Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau

The City's Solid Waste Division was highlighted Tuesday at the latest Sheridan City Council budget work session.

Jo Co School Board Hears Employment Recommendations

Johnson County School Board

The Johnson County School Board, at their Monday meeting, also heard recommendations on employment for the next school year and approved them all.

Jo Co School Board Approves Track for Kaycee

Kaycee Buckaroos

The Johnson County School Board, at their meeting Monday night, approved a new track and field complex for Kaycee High School.

Governor Tours New Johnson County Justice Center

Gov. Matt Mead talks with Gerald Fink and Bruce Hepp during a tour of Buffalo's new justice center Tuesday.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead was in Buffalo Tuesday to tour the nearly-complete Buffalo/Johnson County Justice Center.
Governor Mead came in response to an invitation from Groathouse Construction, who is in charge of construction of the facility.

May 24th

Flash Flooding Causes Evacuation

Flash flooding occured in parts of Sheridan County Tuesday due to heavy rainfall.

Heavy rainfall throughout the day and evening caused flash flooding throughout parts of Sheridan County Tuesday that included the temporary evacuation of residents in Downer Addition to the the K-Mart parking lot.