Archive - Feb 2012 - News

February 18th

National FFA Week is Underway

Local FFA President Jin Kim and Vice President Hayden Legerski

National Future Farmers of America week is February 18th to the 25th and the local John B. Kendrick FFA Chapter will be doing a number of events in the Sheridan community to raise awareness of what they do.

February 17th

New Art Exhibit Opens At Big Red In Ucross

Big Red in Ucross

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery presents a new exhibit at the Bid Red in Ucross entitled, “Making Tracks” by Missoula, Montana photographer Elizabeth Stone.
There was an opening artist reception Saturday at the gallery located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

Governor Mead Releases Statement on Roadless Rule Decision

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order denying Wyoming’s petition for a rehearing en banc in the Roadless Rule case. By doing so, the Court upheld its reversal of a decision by Judge Clarence Brimmer.

Fire Chief Reitz Recommends His Position Be Eliminated

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Fire Chief Patrick Reitz

In a letter addressed to Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey on February 16, Sheridan Fire-Rescue Fire Chief and Emergency Services Director Patrick Reitz recommends that his position be eliminated. Chief Reitz explains what lead to his decision.

Benefits of Free Clinic/Public Health Building

Though a grant was initially denied to move the Free Clinic of Sheridan County into the current Sheridan County Public Health, both groups believe the move is important enough to resubmit an application for Community Block Grant Development funds.

Sheridan County Historical Society Gets $26,900

Nathan Doerr (file photo)

The Sheridan County Historical Society announced that they've received a $13,450 grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation that will be matched by museum supporters, totaling $26,900.

Sheridan Mayor To Give State of the City Address Next Week

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey will deliver his eighth annual State of the City address next Tuesday night at Sheridan City Hall.

Stars of Tomorrow Will Shine Tonight

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The Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow will take the stage at the Wyo Theater tonight.

The annual Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow talent competition will take place this evening on stage at the Wyo Theater. Kiwanis Secretary and Emcee of tonight's event Judy Taylor says that there is plenty of talent that will be on display.

Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters Prepare for Competition

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Sheridan Ice Figure Skaters Prepare for Competition

The Sheridan Ice figure skaters have been busy preparing for their upcoming competition this weekend in South Dakota. The girls will be heading east to take part in the Black Hills Gold Rush competition in Rapid City.

Get Tickets Today To Fundraiser For Buffalo Senior Center

A night of mystery and mayhem in the West is the theme for a fundraiser for the Buffalo Senior Center entitled Murder at the Deadwood Saloon.
The event is an interactive murder mystery party where the patrons are the actors and the suspects.