Archive - Jan 2013 - News

January 14th

What the Flu Vaccine Does and Doesn't Protect Against

What the Flu Vaccine Does and Doesn't Protect Against (Stock Photo)

We previously reported that flu numbers in Sheridan County were at high levels - and that the flu season has peaked earlier than expected. But what does the flu vaccine actually protect against? Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

ST&T Announces New Executive Director

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New Executive Director for Sheridan Travel and Tourism Shawn Buckley (Photo Courtesy of ST&T)

The Sheridan Travel and Tourism Board of Directors issued a media release Monday announcing that after careful review and meeting with many qualified candidates in recent weeks, they've hired Shawn Buckley as the new Executive Director of Sheridan Travel and Tourism.

City Council Work Session Centers Around the Budget

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Budget discussions for the City of Sheridan are underway as there was a City Council work session Monday where Treasurer Jennifer Reed updated the Council on the budget process.

House Fire on Works Street in Sheridan

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Firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire at 433 West Works Street in Sheridan just after 10 am Saturday. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains what unfolded after crews arrived on scene.

Education Reform, Fuel Tax Before Legislature This Week

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Legislature is set to act on three major issues this week. A proposal to raise fuel taxes is set to go before the House Revenue Committee today.

January 13th

Miss Wyoming Takes Third-Runner Up at Miss America Competition

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Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)

The 2013 Miss America competition was held this weekend in Las Vegas. Miss Wyoming Lexie Madden did very well at the competition, as she placed third-runner up.

City Continues to Work on Streamlining the Development Process

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The City of Sheridan adopted its first Entryway Corridor ordinance in 2003 in response to concerns over big box development and recommendations of the Vision 2020 Growth Management Plan.

Teal and White Night is This Week

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Last week we reported on January being Cervical Health Awareness Month. We also mentioned a fundraiser that will take place this Friday night in Sheridan.

Commissioners Approve Motions, Board Assignments

Johnson County's Commissioners approved various motions and board assignments during their meeting last week.
They voted Delbert Eitel as Commission Chair and John Gibbs as Vice-Chair before moving on to board assignments.

Jam Class Begins January 27 At Sheridan Senior Center

Last year's Jam Class has some fun.

The Wernick Method Bluegrasss Jamming Class taught by Lynn Young will begin January 27th and run through the end of March.

For those interested in learning to play with other musicians (to jam with them) this is the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the craft.