Archive - Jun 17, 2011 - News

Despite Rain, Large Turnout for Street Festival

Rainy weather didn't stop the first 3rd Thursday Street Festival of the year, as food, music, and shopping drew large crowds to Historic Downtown Sheridan.

Hospital Breaks Ground on Cancer Center

Officials with Sheridan Memorial Hospital broke ground Thursday on the future home of the new Welch Cancer Center that will be constructed around the vaults for the linear accelerator and CT scanner that are part of the current cancer center.

SLIB Board Approves $2 Million for WYO Theater Expansion

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The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approved $8,717,055 million in Business Ready Community and Community Facilities grant applications at their meeting Thursday in Cheyenne.

Out of the Darkness to Raise Funds for Suicide Prevention

Sunday, September 11th the 2011 Out of the Darkness Walk will take place as a fundraiser for suicide prevention efforts in Sheridan County.

2011 Miss Wyoming Pageant Next Week

Six contestants will vie for the 2011 Miss Wyoming crown on Saturday, June 25th at the WYO Theatre in Sheridan.

Sheridan Area Polo and Dudes

The annual Wyoming State Historical Society Trek is taking place in Sheridan throughout the next few days as over 80 historians have made their way to town.

Buffalo's Brock St. Project Nears Bid Opening

The Brock Street/Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project is one step closer to beginning after the engineering firm in charge of the project held a pre-bid conference on Thursday to explain to the prospective contractors what was expected during construction of the project.

High Water Damages Crazy Woman Canyon Road

High spring runoff from the Bighorn Mountains has filled Crazy Woman Creek and its tributaries to near capacity, and the excess water has damaged the road that moves through the canyon, according to Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer.

Buffalo Hosts Business Council, Gets Grant

Buffalo recently hosted the Wyoming Business Council and in the process of the meeting, was awarded an economic development grant.