Archive - 2012 - News

April 17th

SFR to Implement Extensive Fire Preplan Program

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From left to right, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Fire Safety Specialist Robert Mahoney, Sheridan Fire-Rescue/EMT Jerry Johnston and Sheridan Fire-Rescue Captain Greg Luhman inspect the “Fire Department Connection” that is used to supply water to an automatic fire sprinkler system. The Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department is gathering critical fire systems data on commercial buildings as part of their Fire Preplan program. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

In an effort to better their response to fires, Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be expanding their Fire Preplan program to include all of the commercial buildings within the City of Sheridan. Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains.

Buffalo, Johnson County Drop USDA Grant/Loan For SW Quad

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery told the city council at their meeting Tuesday that the application for the USDA Grant/Loan for the SW Quadrant Infrastructure Project has been withdrawn.

He explains the decision.

Revenues Continue to Lag for City of Sheridan

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City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed

It appears that it's going to be another tough budget season for the City of Sheridan as City Treasurer Jennifer Reed explains that ten months into the fiscal year, the numbers continue to be lower than last year at this time.

Cloud Peak School Breaks Ground Tuesday

Buffalo's newest school, Cloud Peak Elementary, had its official groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the school site at what will become 100 Conrad Street.

SC Welders To Restore Historic Trolley

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The Historic Sheridan Trolley will get a new base soon, thanks to the Sheridan College welding program. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Sheridan County Museum boasts the last remaining historic trolley in the state, and that car will soon get needed renovations, thanks to Sheridan College.

RMI Falls Short Of Goal, Johnson County Gives More Funds

Angela Jarvis

The effort to bring the Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup to Buffalo has raised the majority of the money needed to put on the event, but was still in need of $4,300 to cover expenses as of Tuesday morning.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tonight

The Powder River Basin Resource Council is hosting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival today at Centennial Theatre at 4:30 and 7: 15 tonight. There will be a selection of foreign and domestic independent films focused on environmental issues.

Commissioners Approve CUP Request

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Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickel

The Sheridan County Commissioners spent most of their meeting Tuesday listening to public comment and discussing a conditional use permit request from Sheridan County resident Jill Small to host several outdoor antique and art shows on her property.

Pete Williams, First Lady To Speak To UW Grads

Carol Mead (Photo Courtesy Office of Governor Matt Mead)

Laramie, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming first lady Carol Mead and NBC news correspondent Pete Williams will be among the speakers during University of Wyoming commencement ceremonies next month.

April 16th

SCHS Monthly Dinner: Water In Wyoming

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A Story rancher will talk about water in Wyoming during this month's Sheridan County Historical Society dinner presentation this Thursday evening.