Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 9th

Sheridan County Historic Mine Byway

Water tower at Monarch

An informational meeting was held late Wednesday afternoon at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle to discuss the new Historic Mine Byway coming to Sheridan County the summer of 2012.

Habitat for Humanity Taking Applications

Melissa Brackley with Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns

The first of two Habitat for Humanity Application Periods of the year will be held later this month, and an informational meeting will be held Tuesday, June 22nd.

Council Approves Grazing at Old Buffalo Landfill

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

The Buffalo City Council approved a request to pasture cows on City-owned property located at the old landfill site, now known as the Northridge Greenbelt Property.

June 8th

STT Board Chair Resigns

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Judy Taylor has announced her resignation from the Sheridan Travel and Tourism Board.

Chairman of the Sheridan Travel and Tourism Board, Judy Taylor, tendered her resignation Wednesday. Taylor made the announcement via a letter that was sent to Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey; members of the City Council and members of Sheridan Travel and Tourism.

Red Grade Road to Ranger Station Will Open This Week

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Officials with Sheridan County have announced that Red Grade Road to the Ranger Station will open Friday morning.

The wet spring has forced Sheridan County to keep Red Grade Road closed longer than usual this year, as it's typically open by Memorial Day weekend.

Escapee Captured

56-year-old William S. Coomer escapee has been captured.

Weston County authorities have confirmed that 56-year-old William S. Coomer has been captured and is back in custody after he was found near LAK Reservoir in eastern Weston County Wednesday.

Explosion in Billings Destroys Home

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Firefighters battle a fire after a home at 1411 Granite Avenue in Billings exploded Wednesday, June 8, 2011. (Photo Courtesy of the Billings Gazette)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Billings police say nobody was injured in an explosion that destroyed one home and damaged three others.

Flash Flood Watch for Jo Co

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Johnson County through Thursday.

Marcy Schuler, Information Specialist with Johnson County Incident Command, issued an update on the flood conditions in Johnson County Wednesday.

Young to Teach Plato

photo of Plato bust, done by the artist Salinian

Traditional and non-traditional students alike will have an opportunity to explore the classical philosophy of Plato during a class offered at Sheridan College this fall.

Buffalo Approves Budget Bill on Second Reading

The Buffalo City Council, at their regular meeting Tuesday, approved on second reading the annual appropriation, or budget bill, after some discussions.