Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 30th

Panel Committee Recommends Rocky Mountain

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The panel committee made its recommendation Thursday regarding ambulance service in Sheridan as they recommended the City enter into a one-year contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services.

Union President Responds to Panel Committee's Decision

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The decision by the panel committee recommending the City of Sheridan enter into a contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance to provide Emergency Medical Service to the citizens of Sheridan didn't come as a big surprise to firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Forest Officials Stress Safety While Recreating on the Mountain

Now that it appears that summer has finally arrived, more and more people are making their way to the Bighorn Mountains to partake in various recreation activities.

5th Street to Open to Two-Way Traffic Soon

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Due to the North Main Street reconstruction project in Sheridan, two way traffic has been closed near Main Street since late March.

Feds Commend Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead received a letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commending him and the Sage Grouse Implementation Team on their work on preserving sage grouse in the state.

Wyoming & China Coal

Representative Rosie Berger recently returned from a trip to China as a guest of Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana, traveling along with legislators from Alaska, Hawaii and Massachusetts.

Jo Co School District Retires Bonds from Books

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District Board of Trustees voted to allow bonds taken out in 2004 and 2005 to be retired. The $8.5 million bonds were for the new Kaycee School and Buffalo High School built within the last six years.

JCHC Board Approves Budget Components

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center had their monthly meeting Wednesday night, where they approved price increases, pay increases, capital budget and the pension contribution within the budget for the upcoming year.

Buffalo Awards Bid for Cemetery Road Project

The Buffalo City Council, at their meeting last week, awarded the bid for professional services on the Cemetery Road Pathway Project to Grizzly Engineering of Buffalo.

Lake DeSmet to Host 'Light Up the Lake' Saturday

The Lake Stop at Lake DeSmet is having the first of what is hoped to be an annaul event, the “Light Up the Lake Boat Parade” this weekend. The idea is for participants to decorate their boats in lights and have a parade on the water Saturday night.