Archive - Aug 16, 2011 - News

Sales and Use Tax Revenues Continue to Decline

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City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed

Two months into the fiscal year the numbers look bleak for the City of Sheridan as the sales and use tax continues on a downward slope. City Treasurer Jennifer Reed explains the financial picture that the City is facing early into their fiscal year.

Child Development Center Gets $150,000 Daniels Fund Grant

Child Development Center Region 2 Preschool on Sheridan Avenue. (image courtesy of CDC Region 2)

The Child Development Center Region 2 announced Tuesday that they received a $150,000 grant from the Daniels Fund.

Light Rain Slows Hoss Fire

Crews battle the Hoss Fire Monday night, Courtesy BIA

Light rain has slowed the 800-acre Hoss Fire, according to a release from the BIA. The fire is burning in the Black Canyon in the Big Horn Mountains on the Crow Reservation in southern Big Horn County, Mont.

Hospital Foundation Receives Grant for Cancer Center Equipment

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation announced that they have received funding to assist with the purchase of new equipment for the new Welch Cancer Center. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven gives us the details.

Disaster Applicant Agent Designated

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Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman

The Sheridan County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday designated Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Coleman as the Applicant Agent with the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security to apply for federal financial assistance.

Pam Tebow to Speak in Sheridan at Legacy Pregnancy Center Fundraiser this November

Legacy Pregnancy and Resource Center (courtesy of legacypregnancy.org)

Mother of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, Pam Tebow, will speak in Sheridan this November. Mrs. Tebow will be the keynote speaker at the The Legacy Pregnancy and Resource Center's annual fundraising dinner this November.

SCSD2: Kindergarten Numbers Up, Few Spots Left

School District 2 has one of the largest numbers of students entering Kindergarten classes it has had in several years, Director of Elementary Education for School District 2 Scott Stults said at Monday night's board meeting.

Jo Co Commission to Hear Public on Animal Regs

The draft of the proposed animal regulations in the county will be the topic of discussion during a public meeting at the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday.

'Rope For Knowledge' Saturday in Buffalo

Ashlea Redding with Sheridan College in Johnson County

The Third Annual Rope For Knowledge Scholarship Roping will be happening this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Buffalo Council to Address Numerous Resolutions

The Buffalo City Council will have their second and final meeting for August on Tuesday, and Resolutions backing grant applications for the proposed sports complex and the upgrade to infrastructure in the SW quadrant of the city will be discussed, as well as a Resolution for a lot split.