Archive - Aug 6, 2012 - News

Sarpy Hills Mopup Precedes Three Days of Lightening Danger

The Sarpy Hills complex of fires threw a slight smell of smoke over the City of Sheridan during the weekend caused by isolated smokes burning in the interior of the fire. As of this morning, the 82,000 acre fire, which was started by lightening, is 65 percent contained.

Candidate Forums to Take Place This Week

Candidate Forums to Take Place This Week

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee will be holding two candidate forums this week. Both candidate forums will take place at the Sheridan College CTEL at 7 pm this Wednesday and Thursday.

Council to Consider Rezone Request Tonight

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The Sheridan City Council tabled a rezone request from a property owner at 600 KROE Lane in Sheridan. Mr. Hart is requesting to rezone 2.6 acres from B-1 business to M-1 industrial to make his property more marketable. The Council will once again consider the item this evening.

Make Way For The House Hoist

A family home is making a treck from Big Horn into the city of Sheridan tomorrow morning, and the project's coordinators are hoping for the patience and cooperation of Sheridan citizens in their paths. The house will make its way from Bird Farm Road to Highway 335, then on to Big Horn Avenue.

Buffalo Police Chief Discusses Training, Grants, Watering

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder updated the city council on a number of items at the last council meeting in July.

Sheridan Tourism Picks Up

Tourism through Sheridan has picked up this summer, which is good for the city's revenue. Penny Becker, executive director of Sheridan Travel and Tourism, explained that recovery from last year has been slow.

Big West Arts Festival

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It was the 7th Annual Sheridan College Big West Arts Festival held at Sheridan College this past weekend. Thirty-three artists, both local and nationwide, in a variety of mediums, had their works on display.

This Week's Poll Question

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This year has been hot...very hot...sparking drought conditions in many corn producing parts of the country. Close to 40% of the nation's corn crop is used to make ethanol which the government requires to be blended with gas as part of its Renewable Fuel Standard Mandate.

Out With the Old and in With the New

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Barb Gibbons shopping with Hannah Gibbons-Pelayo during Crazy Days in Sheridan.

Out with the old and in with the new. That's all part of the Crazy Days activities to be found in downtown historic Sheridan this past weekend.

75th Anniversary for Kendrick Park Pool

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It was every kid's dream come true...free swimming, free hot dogs and drinks, games galore; it was the 75th birthday party for Kendrick Park Pool on Saturday.