Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 17th

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.

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.

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.

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.

June 16th

Sheridan Receives $1.4 Million from SLIB Board For Crypto Upgrades

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The City of Sheridan received some good news regarding the unfunded EPA mandate to safeguard the water treatment plant from cryptosporidium.

NWCCD Board Reviews Budget and Gets Update on CMAR Proposals

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The pieces continue to keep coming together during the early stages of the planning process for the new Academic Center at Sheridan College.