Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 6th

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.

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.

Fundraiser for the Sheridan Inn is Friday

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Fundraiser for the Sheridan Inn is Friday

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.

June 5th

Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking

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Cutting the ribbon on the West Downtown Phase III Reconstruction Project in Sheridan.
Breaking ground on the West Downtown Phase III Reconstruction Project in Sheridan.

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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Forest Service and Sheridan County Reach Agreement

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.

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.

USFS Reallocates Fire Crew To Save Funds

This week, The Associated Press reported a fire crew has been removed from the Big Horn National Forest.

BDA's Cash Mob Today In Downtown Buffalo

Marie Verger, Buffalo Downtown Association

The Buffalo Downtown Association (BDA) is getting in on a new trend happening all over the country called a Cash Mob.

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.