Archive - Jun 2011 - News

June 28th

U.S. 14 Detour May Be Open For Travel This Friday

Crews work on a detour for U.S. 14 near Greybull. (Photo Courtesy of WYDOT)

A little over a week ago the Wyoming Department of Transportation hired a contractor to build a detour around a slide that has forced U.S. 14 to be closed since June 13th.

SEEDA Board Approves RFP for Hand in Hand

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SEEDA Board approves RFP for future use of the Hand in Hand facility in Sheridan.

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority has held a couple of special meetings this month to work on the details on a Request for Proposal for use of the Hand in Hand facility in Sheridan.

Colorado Family STT Sweepstakes Winners

Pat and Tanya McCullough with a happily worn out Jackson, sporting the Western Cougar hat he is taking home as a souvenir of their Sheridan Sweepstakes adventure.

For the past few years, Sheridan Travel and Tourism, along with hospitality and tourism-focused businesses and organizations in Sheridan County, has awarded Sweepstakes Packages for both summer and wintertime fun.

RFP Panel Committee to Meet One More Time

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City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley

The three person panel committee formed to pore over the three proposals that the City of Sheridan received for providing ambulance service to the City will meet one more time before delivering a formal recommendation.

Concerts in the Park Series Kicks Off

The Concert Band Season Opener, conducted by Garth Moline

This evening is the kick-off concert of the 2011 Concerts in the Park season, with a performance by the Sheridan Community Concert Band.

Hospital Foundation Receives Significant Gift for Cancer Center

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Hospital Foundation announces a significant pledge to the new Welch Cancer Center.

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced Monday that they have received another significant gift from a local foundation toward the new Welch Cancer Center project. Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven.

Jo Co School Board To Use PR Firm During Construction

Dr. Rod Kessler

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School Board heard a presentation from Melissa Butcher of PB Communications regarding her ideas and plans for keeping the public informed during the upcoming construction of the new elementary school in Buffalo.

Crazy Woman Canyon Road to Close for Repairs

Crazy Woman Canyon south of Buffalo.

Crazy Woman Canyon Road will close on Wednesday, June 29 from 8:30am to 4:30pm to allow repairs to the road that was damaged by excessive runoff.

Sewer Backup Spurs Claim Against Buffalo

Buffalo City Hall

A sewer line backup in a city-owned line earlier this year caused an estimated $6,000 in damages to a residential home, prompting the resident to file a claim against the city for the damages.

June 27th

Sheridan Man Drowns in Little Goose Over the Weekend

ATV accident results in the drowning of a Sheridan man.

30-year-old Sheridan resident Paul Smith died Saturday after an accident on Little Goose Creek in the Big Horn Mountains.