Archive - May 21, 2013 - News

SC Construction Tech Program Purchases New Equipment With $1,200 Grant

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Grant Belton, a machine tool technology student at Sheridan College, works on a digital caliper case using the computer numeric controlled router at the Construction Technology lab on Brooks Street. He is specifically using tools purchased by the SC Foundation Opportunity Grant to complete his project which was drawn in the Auto Cad program. (Photo courtesy of Sheridan College)

Sheridan College announced Tuesday that the school's construction technology department recently received a grant of $1,200 and that the funds have already been put to good use. The extra funding for the department came through an opportunity grant from the Sheridan College Foundation.

Buffalo Council OKs Water Sale Ordinance On Third Read

The Buffalo City Council, at Tuesdays meeting, approved Ordinance No. 1362 on third reading, lifting the existing moratorium on water sales to those outside the city limits.

Jo Co Commission Approves Agreement For Public Workshops

Public workshops on the NW Water Line Project are now free to be scheduled and conducted now that the Johnson County Commissioners have approved an agreement between themselves and WWC Engineering.

Public Open House On South Burritt Street Project Thursday

The City of Buffalo and WWC Engineering will be hosting a public open house to discuss the South Burritt Avenue/West Parmalee Street Improvements Project.

Remembering the 'Forgotten War'

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead shakes the hand of a Korean War veteran. During the three-year war. nine men from Sheridan, Big Horn and Johnson Counties laid down their lives fighting the People's Republic of Korea..

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says it's time to remember the so-called "forgotten war." In preparation for Memorial Day, he spoke at a ceremony at the state capitol Tuesday about the significance of pausing to observe the sacrifices made by those in uniform near the 38th parallel - and in countless other global conflicts.

Ucross Foundation Cancels Independence Day Fireworks

Ucross Foundation Cancels Independence Day Fireworks (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Ucross Foundation has announced it will not be putting on a fireworks show this July 3. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

SEEDA Approves Land Sales Policy

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board approved a policy Tuesday that will be used as a guideline for the sale of their property in the High-Tech Business Park and Sheridan Commercial Park. Board Chairman John Heath.

Getting Tough on Impaired Driving

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Governor Matt Mead announced Monday that the Governor’s Council on Impaired Driving is launching a statewide campaign to reduce drunk driving related fatalities and injuries in Wyoming.

Arch Coal Awards 13 Wyoming Teachers With Golden Apple Certificates

The Arch Coal Foundation honored 13 Wyoming Teachers Tuesday with Golden Apple Award Certificates.

The Last Days of Firstboomers

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Bill Sniffin

I am the oldest baby boomer.  By my reckoning, my parents conceived me sometime in June 1945 and I born somewhat early on March 21, 1946.