Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 29th

Open Class Entries Are Today at the Fairgrounds

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The Sheridan County Fair gets underway with a full day of open class entries today. Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht says that having the open class entries this early is something new this year.

VBC Hosts Meeting on Crazy Woman Square Plan

The Vision Buffalo Committee held a second public workshop on the proposed changes to the Crazy Woman Square project Thursday at Buffalo's City Hall.

New Degree Offered at Sheridan College in Johnson County

Sheridan College in Johnson County will be offering a new degree starting this fall, that can be earned solely in Johnson County.
With the Associate of Applied Science, General Technology Degree, students can go to work or move on to earn a four-year degree.

JCHC Construction On Track, Within Budget So Far

The remodeling and construction project at Johnson County Healthcare Center is on schedule and within budget so far, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward, who gave an update to the Hospital Board Wednesday night.

July 28th

SPD Receives State Grant to Increase Patrols During August, Sturgis

Motorcycle deaths in Wyoming are higher than national averages, and the State of Wyoming has issued a grant to law enforcement agencies around the state in order to increase patrols this August.

County Fire Restrictions Request

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Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch along with the 6 fire districts within the county have requested that the County Commissioners enact county wide fire restrictions.

Convicted Ernst Murderers File Several Motions to the Wyoming Supreme Court

17-year-old convicted murderer Dharminder Sen filed a motion in Wyoming Supreme Court Thursday to withdraw counsel citing a conflict of interest, as his co-defendant Wyatt Bear Cloud is also being represented by the same court appointed attorneys in his appeal case.

State Veterans Memorial Asking for Names of Veterans Who Have Died Dating Back to Vietnam

The State of Wyoming's Veterans Memorial Park in Cody is looking to add another monument for vets who have died since Vietnam, and they are asking for Wyoming residents to help them complete their list of names by sending information.

Unemployment Numbers for Sheridan County Continue to Drop

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Wednesday we told you about the continued decline in the state's unemployment rate, as it has been dropping since December of 2009 when the jobless rate was 7.7%.

“Burning House” Fundraiser Set for Sunday

Just over two weeks ago, a fire on Higby Road in Sheridan County destroyed the home of Jon Quarterman. Local musicians have banded together to host a fundraiser this Sunday to help Jon with the expense of building a new home.