Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 7th

Buffalo Council Awards Contract For Sports Fields Complex

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.

June 6th

Fundraiser for the Sheridan Inn is Friday

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In an effort to help raise funds to pay off a loan to avoid possible foreclosure, the Sheridan Heritage Center will be hosting a fundraiser for the Historic Sheridan Inn this Friday night.

Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking

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The ribbon was cut, the ground was broken, and construction is now officially underway on the West Downtown Phase III Reconstruction Project in Sheridan. The project fully engulfs the Sheridan County YMCA, as it consists of reconstructing Jefferson and Dow Streets.

Forest Service and Sheridan County Reach Agreement

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The USDA, Forest Service Bighorn National Forest and Sheridan County have reached a cooperative forest road agreement. The County Commissioners approved the agreement at their monthly meeting Tuesday.

Many Opinions Given At Public Meeting On Lake DeSmet

The public information forum on Lake DeSmet organized by the Lake DeSmet Conservation District and held Tuesday night was well attended with most seats in the Buffalo High School Auditorium filled.

Movie Location Scouts Tour Sheridan

Scouts from major film companies spent a few days in Sheridan County this week, but they weren't looking for talent—they were looking for sets.

New Deputy Attorney Introduced To Jo Co Commission

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners were introduced to the new Deputy County and Prosecuting Attorney for Johnson County, Ryan Wright.

County Attorney Ken DeCock made the introductions.

Justin Gerard Resigns Seat On Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Councilman Justin Gerard resigned his position at Tuesday evening's city council meeting, after fellow councilman Russ Humphrey read a statement calling for his removal from the council until his legal troubles were resolved.