Archive - Aug 12, 2013 - News

Planning Commission OK's Request to Vacate Portion of B Street

The Sheridan City Planning Commission put forth a recommendation to approve a request to vacate a portion of B Street between Custer Street and Sheridan Avenue to accommodate existing businesses.

Wrench Ranch II Annexation Moves Forward

At Monday night's meeting of the Sheridan City Planning Commission, the commissioners recommended approval of a request to annex just over 264 acres of the Wrench Ranch II Addition into the city.

District #2 Students Outperform State on PAWS Again

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It was announced at Monday night's Sheridan County School District #2 Board meeting that once again, students outperformed the state average in every reported category for the 2013 Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students, better known as PAWS.

Forest Service Urges Fire Safety

Officials with the Bighorn National Forest are asking the public to make every effort to prevent human caused fire on the National Forest. As of August 12th, firefighters have responded to six forest fires on the Bighorn National Forest, four of which were started by lightning.

Chamber Monthly Luncheon to Focus on Tech Industry

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will take place this Wednesday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Chamber CEO Dixie Johnson explains what the program will entail.

This Week Marks Historic Anniversary of Deadliest Forrest Fire in Wyoming History

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Bill Sniffin

This week marks the 76th memorial anniversary of the worst forest fire disaster in Wyoming history when it came to loss of firefighter lives.

Street Closure Slated for Tuesday in Downtown Sheridan

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Main Street in downtown Sheridan will be closed between Brundage and Loucks Tuesday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm due to construction of the WYO Theater Performing Arts and Education Center. WYO Theater Executive Director Nick Johnson.

Never Flinch Summer Slam was Saturday

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The weather couldn't have been more perfect for volleyball. Saturday was the was the first-ever “Never Flinch Summer Slam” Volleyball Tournament held at the YMCA.

The Poll Question of the Week

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Many nations, including Mexico, Russia, Sweden, and require mandatory service to their country whether it be the military or community service believing it strengthens the military, teaches youth responsibilities, and generates patriotism.

Story Fire Department Open House Held Saturday

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photo by Judy Hagerott

Saturday the Story Fire Department held an open house as a way of saying 'thanks' to all those who donated to help make some need improvements to the volunteer fire department.