Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 21st

NWCCD Board Addresses Budget and Property Transfer

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees at their meeting Wednesday night approved the transfer of ownership of the Sheridan Commercial Park from the City of Sheridan to SEEDA.

Fire Destroys Playground Equipment at Sagebrush

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Playground equipment fire at Sagebrush Elementary School in Sheridan. (Photo Coutesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)
The aftermath of a fire at Sagebrush Elementary School in Sheridan. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Police Department)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the Sheridan Police Department responded to a report of a fire early Thursday morning at Sagebrush Elementary School in Sheridan. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer.

SPD: Teen Curfews Need to be Followed

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SPD: Teen Curfews Need to be Followed

Wednesday marked the first day of summer, which means that there are a lot of kids out and about for their summer break from school.

Construction at Cancer Center to Hamper Parking Temporarily

Construction at Cancer Center to Hamper Parking Temporarily

The final phase of the new Welch Cancer Center project has begun, which means that patient parking will be a little bit tricky over the next several months. Sheridan Memorial Hospital Marketing Manager Danae Bradjord.

Labor Force Development Study in the Works

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Labor Force Development Study in the Works

In 2007, consultants Wadley Donovan conducted a targeted industry study that focused on economic growth in Sheridan. That study will be revisited and expanded on by the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority.

Local Student Receives Award at National History Competition

Jessica Ross with some hardware around her neck at the National History Day Competition in Maryland. (Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Museum)

The 2012 National History Day competition recently took place in College Park, Maryland and one local student brought back a prestigious award. Sheridan County Museum Director Nathan Doerr explains.

Johnson County Approves TANF Grant Application

Toni Cervenka

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, approved a request from the Community Resouce Center to apply for a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Grant in the amount of $55,387.

Benefit for Peggy Goss June 30th At Buffalo Moose Lodge

Buffalo Moose Lodge

A benefit auction and dinner will be held at the Buffalo Moose Lodge for Peggy Goss on Saturday, June 30th.

Buffalo Council Awards Bids For Pipeline Projects

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess

At their Tuesday meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved two seperate contracts for water pipeline projects on the recommendation of City Public Works Director Les Hook.

Wyoming Senators Demand Cease-Fire in Coal War

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi supported a failed attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.