Archive - May 2011 - News

May 24th

An “Alice Cooper Song” for Lodge Grass

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Lodge Grass students are out for the school year.

As the title song of an Alice Cooper classic declares, Lodge Grass Schools, per Lodge Grass Principal Jeff Ralston are “out for summer,” although not in the manner intended, thanks to flooding in the region.

Reservation Hospital Remains Closed

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Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital

In a media release issued this afternoon from Charlene Johnson with Indian Health Services in Billings, she indicates that the outpatient clinic at the Crow/Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospital continues to be closed following flooding in the area.

Doors to Close on Hand in Hand

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Hand in Hand will close its doors Friday, June 3rd.

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board were informed at their meeting Tuesday morning that the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan will close its doors Friday, June 3rd.

MDU Postpones Planned Power Outage

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MDU has postponed their planned power outage that was scheduled for early Wednesday morning.

Due to the weather, the MDU power outage that was planned for areas of Sheridan County early Wednesday morning has been postponed. A call from Jim Sorenson with MDU indicated that the recent rainfall has forced them to reschedule the outage for later this summer.

Flood update for Johnson County for Tuesday

Johnson County Incident Command has updated the flood assessment for the county Tuesday. A flash flood watch continues through Wednesday morning at 6am.

May 23rd

Aid and Supplies Needed on Reservation

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Help and basic supplies needed on Crow Reservation.

For people wanting to send assistance to the Crow Reservation:

For those of you who wish to donate to the Crow Reservation flood victims, Little Big Horn College is accepting donations:

1 Dead, 1 Missing in Montana Flooding

Photo Courtesy of Rich Hall, WYDOT Area Crew Foreman, taken on his visit to Crow Agency.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Carbon County officials say an 84-year-old woman died when she fell into a flooded ditch. Authorities say Betty Kebschull's body was found Saturday a short distance from her home in Boyd.

State Community College Presidents Continue to Meet Monthly

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Community College Presidents Continue to Meet Monthly

The seven community colleges in Wyoming are all independent of each other, which means they are independently accredited and independently governed. Sheridan College President Dr.

Planning Commission Approves Woodland Park Patio Homes Final Plat

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Rober Briggs

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved the final plat for the Woodland Park Patio Home, which subdivides tract 2 of the Woodland Park Subdivision into 36 lots and 6 open space out lots.

Statue Dedication and Celebrate the Arts

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In kind of a precursor to this year's Celebrate the Arts, there will be a special sculpture dedication during the Memorial Day Ceremony in Downtown Sheridan.

The Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Sheridan has added something new to their itinerary this year, as there will be a special sculpture dedication as part of the ceremony. City of Sheridan Public Arts Committee Chair Fachon Wilson explains.