Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 1st

U.S. 14 Now Open Between Greybull and Sheridan

The two-lane detour that was constructed to bypass the slide that closed U.S. Highway 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull on June 13 is now open.

Wyoming-Park Project Groundbreaking

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City of Sheridan officials held the groundbreaking for the Wyoming-Park project at the corner of what is best known as "malfunction junction" Friday.

Michael Benjamin Sentenced

41-year-old Michael Benjamin was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on two Counts. For Count 1, Felony Domestic Battery, he received two to four years in prison, suspended, with four years supervised probation.

City Department Heads Meet to Discuss Rocky Mountain Recommendation

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The department heads for the City of Sheridan met for nearly three hours Friday morning to discuss the panel committee's recommendation of Rocky Mountain Ambulance Service to provide EMS to the citizens of Sheridan.

Sheridan woman first from Wyoming to serve twice as ambassador

Jeanine E. Jackson, of Sheridan, was confirmed by the Senate Thursday as Ambassador to the African Republic of Malawi, making her the first person from Wyoming to serve two times as an ambassador.

June 30th

122 New Laws Are Now in Effect In Wyoming

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There are now 122 new laws in effect in Wyoming that range from sex offenders now having to provide their physical address of their school or work as well as their email addresses and phone numbers; to a law allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without a permit.

City of Sheridan Now Has One More Bar and Grill License

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In order to meet the state's growing population, the Wyoming State Legislature this past session passed a bill to expand the number of bar and grill liquor licenses available to municipalities.

Get Advance Tix Now for Bighorn Mountain Festival

Time is running out to get advance tickets for the upcoming Seventh Annual Bighorn Mountain Festival and save some cash.

30th Ucross Fireworks Display Sunday at Big Red

The annual Fireworks Extravaganza at the Big Red at Ucross will be Sunday, July 3rd from 5 pm until the fireworks are over.

Jo Co School Board Approves Bid for Electronic Keys

The Johnson County School Board approved a bid for a district-wide electronic entry system for the schools.