Archive - Sep 2012 - News

September 20th

No Growth on The Gilead Fire, Containment Inches Up

The Gilead Fire NW of Buffalo has not grown in the last 24 hours and still sits at 8,050 acres but containment has improved to 42%, according to the latest information from Incident Command this morning.

Rec District Considers Kendrick Pool Renovations

Approximately 20,000 people visited the outdoor pool in Kendrick Park this summer, even though it's due for renovations.

Kendrick Park Ice Cream Nets $13K for Rec District

The record-breaking heat wave of the summer was bad news for crops this year, but good news for the ice cream hut in Kendrick Park.

CVC Kicks Off Poverty Project Via Book Discussion

Sarah Sinclair moderates the Center for a Vital Community's book discussion concerning poverty issues in Sheridan. The CVC is accumulating community support to address local issues regarding poverty. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Center for a Vital Community at Sheridan College enjoyed a strong turnout of more than 50 participants for the kickoff to an ongoing community dialog about poverty.

September 19th

Meeting the Needs of Veteran Students

NWCCD Director of Veteran Services Brett Burtis. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

Earlier this week Sheridan Media reported that Sheridan College had been ranked among the top 15 percent of veteran friendly colleges in the nation.

'A Lot Of Equipment Moving' At Buffalo's Sports Fields Complex

Buffalo's Sports Fields Complex under construction.

Buffalo's new sports fields complex which is currently under construction is coming together nicely and starting to take shape, according to City/County Engineer Wayne Hill.

JCSD1 Board Updated on Cloud Peak Project

The Johnson County School District Board of Trustees got an update on the ongoing Cloud Peak School Project from District Business Manager Matt Ramey, and also discussed commissioning the building when it is completed.

All Pink'd Out

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Students at Sheridan High School held a pink glove dance flash mob Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Students at Sheridan High School held a pink glove dance flash mob Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Students at Sheridan High School held a pink glove dance flash mob Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Students at Sheridan High School held a pink glove dance flash mob Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Students at Sheridan High School held a pink glove dance flash mob Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

50 students from Sheridan High School held a pink glove dance flash mob Wednesday in the school cafeteria to kick-off this year's t-shirt sales for the 3rd annual Pink Bronc Day September 28th.

Park County Leading Wolf License Sales

Park County leads Wyoming in the number of hunting licenses sold for next month's wolf hunt.

Rec District Eyes New Equipment

The Sheridan Recreation District board has agreed it's time to start shopping for a new sport utility vehicle.