Archive - May 2012 - News

May 18th

Free Pet Spay/Neuter Event Underway

A dog is spayed at the Fair Ground Exhibit Hall this morning. Both cats and dogs can be spayed or neutered free of charge this weekend, thanks to a grant secured by the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
A Volunteer helps a kitten wake up from anesthesia this morning. This community-wide free spay/neuter event is sponosored by the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue and will continue tomorrow. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue still has available slots for cats to be spayed or neutered free of charge.

Construction Cam Lets People Watch Progress of Academic Center

The Sheridan College construction cam at work. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College Construction Cam)

Last week the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new 53,000 square foot Edward A. Whitney Academic Center took place on the campus of Sheridan College. Now people can actually watch the progression of the project via the Internet.

Two Presidents Discuss Partnership

UW President Tom Buchanan, left, and Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young talk about the collaboration between the two schools.

Officials with the University of Wyoming were at Sheridan College Friday morning to officially announce the collaboration between the two colleges that includes the $3.2 million sale of the Watt Agricultural Center to the UW.

NWCCD Trustees Approve Sale of Ag Building to UW

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

Following last month's meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees, it was announced that the board would consider the sale of the Watt Agricultural Center to the University of Wyoming.

US Bank to Host Trees for Trash Drop Site

The parking lot adjacent to US Bank in Sheridan will be the second location for Saturday's annual Trees for Trash event.

The annual Trees for Trash event is Saturday in Sheridan, and while most of the trash gets taken up to the City Landfill, there has always been a second, or alternative location for some of the smaller items. This year US Bank of Sheridan will be the host of that second location.

SCSD#2 Endorses Healthy Classroom Rewards

The days of cake and ice cream parties at school may be a thing of the past in Sheridan.

“Outdoor Extraveganza” Saturday at Pamida in Buffalo

Audrey Semm

This weekend, Pamida in Buffalo will host the first “Outdoor Extraveganza,” to help the community gear up for the outdoor fun during the summer months.

History Radio AM 1700 Targets Visitors To Local Area

From left: Marie Verger with BDA, Gene Sturlin with Oldies 105.9, and Rachel McCaughey with the JCTA.

The Buffalo Downtown Association, the Johnson County Tourism Association, and Oldies 105.9 have partnered to bring a new tool to Buffalo to help get information on local history and events to travelers and visitors to the area.

County Board Openings Provide Opportunity To Serve

It's open season for candidates to file for city, county and state elected positions.

BRBRC Encourages Investments In Renewable Energy

The Powder River Basin Resource Council has started an initiative to bring companies promoting renewable energy, such as wind or solar power, to Wyoming.