Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 27th

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.

Entries For Jo Co Fair/Rodeo Parade Due August 1

Sheridan Media van and fire truck at the 2011 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Parade
Kim Love and "Clyde."

With the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Parade just over a week away, time is running out to get entries signed up for the parade.
The deadline for entries is next Wednesday, August 1.

JCHC Board Discusses Budgets For 2012 And 2013

Johnson County Healthcare Center

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.

July 26th

One Year Later, the Decision to Privatize EMS

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One Year Later, the Decision to Privatize EMS

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.

Filmmakers for the Food Group

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Filmmakers for the Food Group

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

Trail Trudge is Saturday. (Photo Courtesy of the SCLT)

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.

JCSD1 Board Gets Updates On Construction Projects

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees heard updates on the various construction projects from Business Manager Matt Ramey.

SMH Needs Phlebotomists for Annual Blood Screenings

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is looking for people to draw blood during its Annual Blood Screenings, which will be Aug. 13-18. Cecile Pattison, community relations officer for the hospital, explains the hospital has got a lot going on that week.

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.