Archive - Jun 7, 2012 - News

Mayoral Candidate Feels Outsourcing is an Issue for the City

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Mayoral Candidate Feels Outsourcing is an Issue for the City

Sheridan City Councilor and Mayoral Candidate Steve Brantz issued a news release stating that he feels the City has taken a step backwards in the decision to outsource utility bills to an out of state company.

Both Wyo Senators Reject Fair Pay Act

The Fair Pay Act was up for vote Tuesday in the U.S. Senate, and though Wyoming has the largest gender pay gap in the nation, both senators, Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, voted “Nay.”

Air Service Meeting in Sheridan

Air Service Meeting in Sheridan

The public meeting room at the Sheridan County Courthouse was the site Wednesday for an air service meeting for Sheridan and the surrounding communities. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Local Cub Scout Pack to Adopt Kleenburn Recreation Area

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Local Cub Scout Pack to Adopt Kleenburn Recreation Area

The Bear Den of Cub Scout Pack 385 will be adopting the Kleenburn Recreation area later this year for their conservation requirements, which are a part of their advancement through the scouting program.

Low Cost Rabies Vaccination In Full Swing At Kendrick Park

Dr. Karen Serres vaccinates a wiggly Jack Russell Terrier at the Kenrick Park band shell. Veterinarians will be at the park from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Saturday to immunize cats and dogs. (Photo by Tracee Davis)
Volunteers register pets for low-cost rabies vaccinations at the Kendrick Park band shell. Veterinarians will be at the park from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Saturday. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Cat and Dog Shelter's annual Rabies vaccination event is in full swing this week at the Kendrick Park band shell. Cats and dogs have trickled in for low-cost rabies vaccines since Tuesday, and volunteers and veterinarians will be on hand from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

West Nile Virus Cases Down

The Associated Press reports human cases of West Nile Virus are on the decline in the state of Wyoming. In 2007, there were 185 cases and 2 deaths related to the virus, which tapered off to 10 cases in 2008, 12 cases and 1 death in 2009, 6 cases in 2010, and three infections last year.

Buffalo Council Awards Contract For Sports Fields Complex

Zach Montgomery

At their Tuesday meeting, the Buffalo City Council awarded the contract to construct the sports fields complex to O'Dell Construction of Sheridan.

At the bid opening last week, all four bids came in substantially over the original engineer's estimate of $2 million.

Objections To Mining Permit Filed, Public Hearing Coming

A permit to allow Croell Redi-Mix, Inc. to operate a gravel mine at a 320-acre site they call the “Shell Creek Pit,” has had objections filed against it with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

Strongmen Competitors Looking for Volunteer, Sponsor

The first ever Cowboy State Strongman Classic is coming to Sheridan next month.

Johnson, Campbell Counties Agree To Juvenile Detention

Johnson County's Commissioners agreed to a contract with Campbell County to provide juvenile housing and detention services for Johnson County juvenile offenders.