Archive - 2011 - News

January 16th

Sheridan City Council To Address a Defunct Housing Project

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The Sheridan City Council will work with a light agenda this evening, as there are only a handful of items to be considered. The defunct housing project on east Montana Street known as York Place may be getting a breath of fresh air.

Precip is Up Across Wyoming—Except Here

Most of the major drainage basins in the state had significantly higher than normal precipitation during December—except for the Tongue and Powder watersheds, which were the driest in the state. Jim Fahey Hydrologist with NOAH Weather Service:

Beet Roads

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is using a new low-tech “cutting edge” technology to keep winter roads clear: beet juice. Ronda Holwell with WYDOT:

Library Offers “Lunch & Learn” Series

Fulmer Library will host several money management-related programs for free in the Fulmer Inner Circle.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will be starting a new series this Tuesday, January 18th. Called “Lunch & Learn,” Program Director Debbie Iverson explains what it's all about.

January 15th

Fairgrounds to Address Handicap Parking

Changes to the layout of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds has essentially created a lack of handicap parking. Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht explains the option that they are considering at this time.

Planner: One percent requests being submitted

One-Percent funding request deadline is Tuesday

One-percent funding requests from the city and county are being submitted, ahead of the January 18 deadline, said Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery. City and county department heads and boards submit their requests to the One-Percent Committee, who will choose the best requests for funding. Montogomery explains.

Two Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse Addition

19-year-old Eulalia Garcia was arraigned on four counts in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. They are: Count 1 – Felony Larceny; Count 2 – Conspiracy to Commit Burglary; Count 3 – Larceny; and Count 4 – Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine, to a Minor.

January 14th

Keep It On The Numbered Roads, Reminds Forest Officials

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest want to remind people that even when the ground is snow covered that no off-road vehicles or ATV's with wheels are permitted to be off of open numbered posted roads.

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot

If you haven't had a chance to get your flu shot this year, don't worry, there is plenty of vaccine left and ample opportunities around Sheridan to do so.

Price of Green Beans to Gas-What the Latest CPI Shows

The latest Consumer Price Index report shows prices in the Western region of the U.S., which includes Wyoming along with 12 other states, to have increased .2 percent over the last month, and 1.3 percent from a year ago.