Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 14th

SAWS To Apply For WWDC Grant

SAWS Administrator and Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board voted unanimously to move forward with a grant application through the Wyoming Water Development Commission.

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

Attached is a picture of U.S. 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull. This photograph was taken after 10 loads of recycled asphalt was placed in the 100-foot section of highway. Engineers are estimating the highway has dropped three to four feet in this area. (Photo Courtesy of WYDOT)

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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SEEDA held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the future of Hand in Hand.

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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City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley

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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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

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

The corporate filing for Chapter 11 by Perkins and Marie Callender's, Inc." does not apply to any Perkins Restaurant & Bakeries in Wyoming.

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.

June 13th

Concealed Carry Law and How It Effects Law Enforcement

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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A youngster takes part in the stick horse race at last year's Sheridan WYO Rodeo Boot Kick-Off.

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

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

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.