Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 26th

JCHC Board Discusses Budgets For 2012 And 2013

At their meeting Wednesday night, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees heard reports on the final 2012 financial performance report and the first projected budget for FY 2013.

Buffalo Chamber's Art In The Park This Weekend

Along with Crazy Days and Nights and the Day Of The American Cowboy, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce will be having their annual Art In The Park celebration Saturday in Prosinski Park.

Big West Arts Festival Needs Volunteers

The Big West Arts Festival will kick off next weekend, but to get the event off the ground, event coordinators will need some help.

One Year Later, the Decision to Privatize EMS

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Last summer the City of Sheridan made the decision to privatize EMS in the City and contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services. During a media conference this week, Sheridan Media's Ron Richter asked this question of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

July 25th

Filmmakers for the Food Group

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A group of filmmakers have banded together to raise funds for the Food Group, which provides weekend meals for the food-insecure children of Sheridan.

Trail Trudge is Saturday

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is looking for volunteers of all ages and abilities this Saturday to help with the Soldier Ridge Trail west of Sheridan.

SCSD#2 Among Best In PAWS Scoring

The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) test scores released earlier this week indicate Sheridan's public school system is one of the best in the state. School District #2's superintendent, Craig Dougherty, tells why.

Meadowlark Lake Boat Ramp Closes For Wetland Construction

The boat ramp just west of the Lakeview Campground at Meadowlark Lake closed Wednesday for crews to begin work on a one-acre wetland complex, part of the current $8.2 million highway improvement project on U.S. 16 east of Ten Sleep in Washakie County.

Crazy Days/Nights This Weekend In Buffalo

The annual Crazy Days/Crazy Nights celebration will be this Friday and Saturday in Buffalo.

Angela Jarvis, Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, tells us how Crazy Days began and how it has grown into this weekend's events.

Heat Stresses Fish, Too

The dog days of summer are taking their toll on everyone and everything, to include the fish in our streams. Warm weather means less oxygen in the water, which equates to slower moving, more vulnerable fish.