Archive - Aug 2012 - News

August 6th

Regional Job Fair Looking for a Few Good Employers

According to U.S. Chamber of Commerce statistics, veterans are more likely to be unemployed than someone who never served in the military.

Sarpy Fire Complex Holds Steady

Damage from the Sarpy Hills Fire complex, as seen via heilo. Many of the pondersoa pines in the area were not burned because they have adapted thick bark to withstand wildfires. (Photo Courtesy of the National Incident Management Team)

The Sarpy Hills complex of fires still stands at 82,000 acres and 65 percent containment.

Buffalo Council To Consider Lot Subdivision Tuesday

At their meeting this evening, the Buffalo City Council will discuss a subdivision of an existing lot into three seperate lots to allow seperate sale and ownership of the lots.

Benefit Concert For Ash/Taylor Creek Fires Tomorrow

A concert to benefit the victims of the Ash Creek/Taylor Creek fire will be tomorrow night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. More than 15 local bands will take the stage between 5 and 11 p.m. while patrons are encouraged to participate in silent and live auctions.

Lease Of Lake DeSmet On Agenda For Jo Co Commission

Lake DeSmet

Tuesday's meeting of the Johnson County Commissioners will begin with a discussion of the proposed lease of Lake DeSmet by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

Johnson County Fair & Rodeo Parade Winners

The overall winner of the 2012 Johnson County Fair parade, the Big Horn Basque Club.

The 2012 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Parade featured over 70 entries this year, with their interpretation of the theme “Dancing With The Steers.”

August 5th

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.

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.