Archive - Aug 20, 2012 - News

Council to Consider Grinder Lease Agreement Tonight

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When the Sheridan City Council met two weeks ago, the lion's share of the meeting centered around debate over leasing a lateral grinder for construction and demolition material at the City Landfill.

UW to Host Clean Coal Symposium This Week

The University of Wyoming will be hosting a Clean Coal Technology Research Symposium this Thursday. Researchers who have been awarded funding for advanced coal combustion technology projects will be presenting their findings at the symposium.

Rope For Knowledge Earns $4,700 For Jo Co Scholarships

Sunday's Sheridan College in Johnson County Rope For Knowledge Scholarship Roping to benefit scholarships for Johnson County students raised $4,700 according to co-organizer Ashlea Redding.

Results for the winners of the events are:

Team Roping: Jake and Johns Christian.

County Signs Agreement With Ptolemy For Judicial Center

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, approved the chair to sign an agreement with Ptolemy Data Systems of Sheridan to provide computer services for the new judicial center.

Expert Identifies Risk Factors For Elder Abuse

This week, Sheridan Media is taking a look at the issue of exploitation of senior citizens within our community. Mayor, Dave Kinskey, said that like the rest of the nation, Sheridan sees a fair share of abuse of the elderly.

Buffalo Council OKs Subdivision, Hears Engineer's Report

At their last meeting earlier this month the Buffalo City Council approved Resolution #1344, creating the Petra Minor Subdivision on Airport Road.

The original lot was split into three to allow the sale and seperate ownership of each lot.

County Attorney Requests Help For Grant Application

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

Last week the Johnson County Attorney's Office and County Commissioners exchanged letters between themselves concerning the grant application for OJJPD grant for the county's Diversion and Juvenile Probation programs.

Cooking Up Some Wild Game in Story

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Rob Davidson, BLM Wildlands Specialist cooking up some elk burger.

For those that turn up their nose at the thought of eating wild game, you missed out on a treat Saturday as the Wyoming Wilderness Association cooked up some mighty fine game meat at the Story Park.

30 Years Helping Our Miners

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Ross and Sylvia Sadler

NOWCAP, North West Community Action Programs, hosted a Bar-B-Que at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton on Saturday. It was to honor all those employees that work with coal at their jobs.

A Glimpse into the Past

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The Merchant Family

Folks stopping at the Burgess Junction Visitor Center on top of the Big Horns were in for a treat this past Saturday. Pioneer reenactors Kim Merchant and his two daughters, Ana, and Rachel were there, giving visitors a taste of pioneer camping during the late 1800”s.