Archive - Aug 6, 2013 - News

Dog and Cat Shelter Director Announces Her Retirement

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In April of 2012, we reported that longtime Executive Director of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter Cel Hope would be slowing down a bit and handing off some of her responsibilities at the Shelter. Tuesday, Hope announced that she'll be retiring next spring.

Keeping the Dogs Cool in the Summertime

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The dog days of summer can be dangerous for our four legged friends, as dogs are unable to keep themselves cool when temperatures rise. Dr. Jennifer Gage with Big Goose Veterinary Clinic says that leaving dogs in vehicles is often a recipe for disaster.

Phone Lines Open for Health Fair Blood Draws

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The phone lines are now open and volunteers are making appointments for wellness screenings offered to the public during the 2013 annual community blood draws later this month at Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

Health Insurance Premiums Rise for County Employees

Health Insurance Premiums Rise for County Employees

The Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners first adjusted the costs of health insurance to county employees and their families in 2005, requiring employees to pay $100 a month for a spouse to be covered.

BOCC Moves to Support Sheridan College Bond Issue

BOCC Moves to Support Sheridan College Bond Issue (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their meeting Tuesday, the Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners unanimously moved to support the upcoming bond issue regarding the expansion and renovation of the tech center at Sheridan College.

Johnson County Shows Itself Off During NEWY Tours

Jennifer Johnson
Part of the "entourage"

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders Group, or NEWY, is conducting tours of Northeast Wyoming with stops in Sheridan, Buffalo and Gillette, to show off the travel/tourism and energy industries and how they are interwoven to create the unique economic atmosphere in this part of the state.

Johnson County Still Discussing Shooting Range At Airport

Johnson County's Commissioners are still discussing the possibility of allowing an indoor shooting range near the airport on county-owned land, but discussions are leaning to either selling the land to the group that will build the complex, or finding some other county-owned land elsewhere that coul

CDBG Grant For Sr. Center Study On Agenda For Jo Co Comm

At their regularly scheduled first meeting for August, the Johnson County Commissioners have a discussion on the $15,000 CDBG, or Community Development Block Grant, for a study at the Buffalo Senior Center.