Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 10th

Story Fish Hatchery Grand Reopening

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Fish feeding at the Story Fish Hatchery.

After three years of construction and remodeling, Saturday was the grand reopening of the Story Fish Hatchery and the public showed up as Game and Fish representatives showed off the facility.

Probation and Parole office in Sheridan pilots new offender-based program for WY Department of Corrections

The Sheridan office of Probation and Parole for the Wyoming DOC is piloting a new way to work with offenders within the community. Sheridan District Supervisor, Tony Garber, says that old approach focused too much on meeting quotas and not on needs.

Animal Abuse, and How It's Connected to Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Recent studies and data that has been collected indicate that there is a link between animal abuse, child abuse and intimate partner violence.

July 9th

Rabies Prevention Should Not Be Overlooked

Rabies Virus

Since 2000, rabies has been confirmed in Wyoming bats, cats, cows, dogs, foxes, horses, squirrels and skunks. Veterinarian Dr. Karl Musgrave with the Wyoming Department of Health, reminds people about the importance of animal vaccinations.

Sheridan College Selects Construction Manager for New Academic Center

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Sheridan College Selects Construction Manager for New Academic Center

Sheridan College has announced that they've selected KWN Construction as the Construction Manager at Risk for the new Academic Center. Qualification submittals for the CMAR were received from 10 companies and the Selection Committee interviewed five highly qualified teams.

Barrasso: Missing Senate Budget, High Unemployment Directly Linked

Senator John Barrasso, on Friday, the 800th day since the United States Senate has passed a budget, said that the lapse since the last budget is directly linked with the country's high unemployment rate.

July 8th

Life House Ground Breaking

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VOA "Life House" ground breaking.

More than 75 people showed up at the Volunteers of America “Life House” ground breaking ceremony Friday afternoon.

WYDOT Announces I-90 Closure South of Sheridan

A landslide south of Sheridan on I-90 has forced WYDOT to close the Interstate beginning Saturday. (Photo Courtesy of WYDOT)

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that beginning Saturday July, 9th, Interstate 90 will be closed at the Meade Creek exit to west bound traffic due to landslides. A media release issued by WYDOT states that the slides are part of a current construction project.

Sheridan County Moves Forward With Changes to Quarry Regulations

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Sheridan County Moves Forward With Changes to Quarry Regulations

Per the request of the Sheridan County Commissioners, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved amendments to the County rules and regulations pertaining to quarry permits.

Governor and Feds Agree in Principal on Wolf Management

From Left to Right: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead met Thursday in Cheyenne with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe.