Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 5th

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

Location scouts tour the Trails End Museum Tuesday morning. Professionals from the production industry toured sites in Sheridan County for consideration of use in future productions. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

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.

SPD Makes Strong Appearance at Kendrick Park

The Sheridan Police Department has increased officer patrols in Kendrick Park in response to a rise in behavioral problems in the area.

Buffalo City Councilor Justin Gerard Resigns

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Embattled Councilor Justin Gerard offered his resignation on Tuesday night at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Buffalo City Council. The other members of the Council unanimously accepted. Sheridan Media will have more details as the story develops.

County Awards Contract for Design and Construction Administration for Free Clinic

County Awards Contract for Design and Construction Administration for Free Clinic

The Free Clinic of Sheridan County, soon to be the Sheridan Health Center in a month's time, would like to move into the Sheridan County Public Health Building.

Deaver Pleads Guilty To Reckless Endangering

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Dylan Deaver of Buffalo plead guilty Friday, June 1st, to three counts of reckless endangering and one count of Driving Under the Influence of inhalants.

Council Approves Consensus Distribution Amount

City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley

The Sheridan City Council approved the distribution amount for the consensus funding that was agreed upon last week by all of the municipalities within Sheridan County and Sheridan County itself. City Clerk Scott Badley.

June 4th

New Fire Chief Sworn In

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Terry Lenhart is sworn in as Fire Chief.

Immediately following the approval by City Council of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey's recommendation to appoint Terry Lenhart as Fire Chief, the Mayor swore in Lenhart before a large crowed of firefighters from Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

EA for Lewis Street Bridge Project Available for Public Review

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This bridge will be a thing of the past in the near future.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that the Environmental Assessment on the Lewis Street Bridge replacement project is complete and available for public review and comment. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell.

Rochelle Elk Herd Meetings This Week In Campbell County

Erika Peckham, Senior Wildlife biologist with Wyoming Game and Fish.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public information gathering meetings in Gillette and Wright this week to discuss herd management objectives for the Rochelle Hills Elk Herd, which includes Hunt Areas 113 and 123.