Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 13th

WYDOT Hoping For End of I-90 Re-route Early Next Week

Sheridan WYO Rodeo collides with the I-90 landslide closure this week, but WYDOT is working to make sure that traffic moves as smoothly as possible for all.

July 12th

Governor Mead Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Following dozens of landslides, record snowpack and extraordinary river flows, Governor Matt Mead has asked President Obama for a Presidential Disaster Declaration.

Flash Flood Warning In Effect For Johnson County

A Flash Flood Warning for west central Johnson County has been extended to 5:00 am Wednesday

Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, Board Elections Coming Up

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon is at 11:30 am Wednesday, and this month only it will be held at the Historic Sheridan Inn. Executive Director for the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Johnson, talked about the luncheon.

Planning Commission OK's Administrative Review Ordinance

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan is moving forward with an ordinance regarding design approval in the City. Planning Director Robert Briggs explains how the ordinance changes City Code, and how it will benefit developers.

Winds Estimated at 70 Mph Blow Through Sheridan County

This trampoline didn't fare so well during Monday night's storm.

The severe thunderstorm that moved into Sheridan County just after 6 o'clock Monday night packed quite a punch. Meterologist with the National Weather Service in Billings Matt Solum explains that the winds that accompanied the brief storm were quite fierce.

Districts 1, 2 Pleased with PAWS Results

Statewide PAWS results were released last week, and Sheridan County districts 1 and 2 both saw averages in math, reading, and writing above state levels.

Sheridan Featured in AAA's Traveler's Companion Magazine

Sheridan has been featured in AAA magazine's 2011 summer traveler's companion, detailing sites to see, places to eat, and other community attractions for readers nationwide.

Sheridan County Road #42 is Closed

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Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

Sheridan County Road #42, better known as Ulm Road is closed to all traffic, and will remain closed for approximately 10 days due to road damage from a slide. Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger.

Waiting on the Transcript

Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was convicted of 1st Degree Murder in November last year.

Both attorneys in the Shawn Osborne case continue to to wait for the transcript of last month's motion hearing on a new trial. Osborne was convicted of the 1st Degree Murder of Gerald Bloom by a jury of his peers last November.