Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 7th

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.

June 6th

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.

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.

New Deputy Attorney Introduced To Jo Co Commission

Deputy Johnson County Attorney Ryan Wright

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.

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.