Archive - Aug 14, 2013 - News

SAWS Approves Professional Services Agreement for Booster Station Project

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board voted unanimously Wednesday to have OMP Engineering put together a preliminary design for a SCADA system that would be used to monitor the remote SAWS pump stations.

Montana Senator to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser in Sheridan

(Courtesy Photo)

A fundraiser for the Wyoming State Democratic Party that will be held in Sheridan later this month will feature U.S. Senator for Montana, Jon Tester. Chairman of the Sheridan County Democrats Hollis Hackman.

Padlock Ranch Nominated for NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award

Earlier this year we reported that the Padlock Ranch was the recipient of this year's Leopold Conservation Award in Wyoming. The ranch has now been named a regional finalist for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Environmental Stewardship Award.

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued

Rock Creek: The Designation Debate Continued (Photos by Chris Foy)

The Wyoming Wilderness Association has been pushing for the designation for the Rock Creek Wilderness Area as protected wilderness since 2005, when the Bighorn National Forest recommended the action in its forest plan.

Chamber Luncheon Focuses on College Bond Issue

Chamber Luncheon Focuses on College Bond Issue (Photos by Chris Foy)

Wednesday's monthly luncheon of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce focused on the Sheridan College tech center expansion and renovation bond issue soon coming before the voters in a special election.

If College Bond Issue Passes, Funds to Tech Building Would be Audited

If College Bond Issue Passes, Funds to Tech Building Would be Audited

During his recent visit on Public Pulse, Sheridan College president Paul Young responded to a question about the upcoming bond issue coming before voters on August 20th. I asked if there was a guarantee that, if passed, the funding would go towards the renovation and expansion of the technical education center and not some other project.

Letter Supporting Kaycee's SLIB Match Coming From Jo Co

Johnson County's Commissioners agreed to send a letter of support for Kaycee's Street Project to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) with Kaycee's application to them for matching funds for the project.

Fieldgroves Recognized As Landowners Of The Year

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced the 2012 Landowners of the Year, and Ryan and Teresa Fieldgrove of Buffalo were honored as the recipients for the Sheridan Region.

Briefs From Latest Buffalo City Council Meeting

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council dealt with a number of smaller issues.

Ordinance No. 1365, annexing the “Madsen Addition” to the City of Buffalo was passed on third and final reading with no public comments offered.