Archive - May 2011 - News

May 22nd

Officials Urge Public to Report Flooding to Law Enforcement

Little Goose flowing across Woodland Park Road.

With flooding occurring in parts of Sheridan and Sheridan County, the public is encouraged to report any flooding they may witness immediately to authorities. Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens.

May 21st

Senator Enzi: Policies Should Allow Energy to Flow Freely

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

As higher fuel prices take more and more money from family budgets and businesses bottom lines, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi continues to back legislation that would decrease the price at the pump.

Downer Addition Flooding

There has been some flooding in the Downer Addition area.

The creeks and waterways in Sheridan County continue to rise with the continuous precipitation. Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens says that there is one area that has experienced flooding.

May 20th

Free Spay-Neuter Event Underway

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One of the many cats that were sterilized Friday at the Free Spay/Neuter Clinic at the Fairgrounds.

Day one of the three-day free spay-neuter clinic hosted by Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue was a big success as hundreds of pet owners filled the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall Friday.

Sheridan Recreation District Trims Budget

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Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright informed the Sheridan City Council Friday at a budget work session that the Rec. District has reduced their budget by $100,000.

Buffalo to Host NEWY Meeting Saturday

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders, or NEWY, will have their monthly meeting in Buffalo Saturday at City Hall beginning at 8:30 am.

City of Sheridan Announces First Round of Layoffs

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City of Sheridan Announced Layoffs

The City of Sheridan has announced the first round of employee layoffs. City Human Resources Director Heather Doke says that the layoffs included two full time positions and three part time positions.

Jo Co Incident Command Flood Update for Friday

Rainy weather is expaected through next week.

The Johnson County Incident Command issued an update Friday on the flooding situation in the county. Additional moderate to heavy rainfall is expected through tonight, which may cause minor rises in creeks and rivers, however most will remain well below flood stage or below bankfull.

Larkins & Finley Preliminary Hearings Held

Jamison Finley's and Riley Larkins' cases have been bound over to 4th Judicial District Court.

18-year-old Riley Larkins and 24-year-old Jamison Finley each had their Preliminary Hearings in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon.

Crow Tribe's $7B Coal Project Stalls, Draws Suit

Seal of the Crow Tribe

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge in Delaware has scheduled a hearing next week on a request by a Texas-based investment group to prevent a Montana tribe from backing out of a proposed $7 billion coal-to-liquid fuels project.