Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 14th

Slide closes U.S. 14 west of Dayton between Burgess Junction and Shell

WYDOT announced in a media release Tuesday that about 100 feet of U.S. 14 east of Greybull is in danger of being lost due to a slide which has closed the highway about 31.5 miles east of Greybull.

Special SEEDA Meeting Focuses on Request for Proposal

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The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the Request for Proposal for a future tenant of the Hand in Hand facility in Sheridan.

City Receives Three Proposals For Ambulance Service

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In early May the Sheridan City Council adopted a budget resolution directing staff to put together a Request for Proposal for ambulance service within the City.

Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Annexation

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The City of Sheridan Planning Commission recommended approval of annexing 56.9 acres of land into City limits that is located north of the intersection of Brundage and Commercial Lanes.

Wyoming Perkins' “Unaffected” by Corporate Bankruptcy

A June 13th article written in the Wyoming Business Report indicated that “Perkins and Marie Callender's Inc., owner of the Perkins and Marie Callender's restaurant chains, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a Delaware court” Monday.

Concealed Carry Law and How It Effects Law Enforcement

In a little over two weeks the concealed carry law will go into effect in Wyoming, which essentially means that citizens will no longer need a permit to carry a gun concealed.

WYO Rodeo Boot Kick-Off Expanded This Year

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This year's 81st Annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo will get underway with an expanded Boot Kick-Off celebration on the front lawn at Sheridan College Saturday, July 9th.

Governor Mead to Sign Safety Alliance This Week

In an effort to increase safety in the oil and gas industry, the Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration will officially set forth an alliance with the Wyoming oil and gas industry, which will be sanctioned by Governor Matt Mead this Wednesday.

WYO Kids Safety Campaign: Got Wheels? Wear a Helmet

Wyoming kids are gearing up for summer fun, and the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association is working to make sure that “gear” includes a helmet. The organization distributes hundreds of free bicycle helmets each year, and presents safety demonstrations at fairs and schools.

Pig Wrestling Benefits Buffalo's Summit Gymnastics

This weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds,there will be a pig wrestling event as a fundraiser for Buffalo's Summit Gymnastics. The fundraiser will raise money to help offset the costs involved with teaching gymnastics and traveling to competitions.