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July 23rd, 2011

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

Cheyenne Named Top Ten for Most Livable Cities in America

(Wyoming News Service)- The City of Cheyenne is certainly celebrating more than Frontier Days right now, as they were recently named one of the top ten “Most Livable Cities in America” by AARP The Magazine, and were also featured in the USA Today.

SCSD2 Renews Contract with VOA for Detention, Suspension Program

Sheridan County School District 2 renewed its contract with Volunteers of America Northern Rockies during their board meeting this week to continue their A.C.E. (Accountability Change Education) program at the Old Woodland Park school.

July 22nd

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Wyoming because of spring and summer flooding. The action means the federal government will help the state pay for costs incurred from damaged roads, highways and other infrastructure.

Fair Board Continues to Look at Capital Projects

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees continue to discuss capital outlay projects that are outlined in the Fairgrounds Modernization Plan.

United Blood Services to Hold One-Day Blood Drive Monday

United Blood Services of Billings will hold a one-day blood drive in Sheridan from 12:30 to 6 pm at the old Woodland Park School in an attempt to make up for higher demand that comes with higher incidents during summer months.

Fire Thursday Leaves Home on Highland with Minor Smoke Damage

1399 Highland Avenue. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

A single family home at 1399 Highland Avenue has light smoke damage as a result of a fire on Thursday that was contained to one bedroom of the home by Sheridan Fire-Rescue. According to Fire Marshal Brian Songer there were no injuries.

Bison Pipline Explodes 20 Miles West of Gillette

GILLETTE (AP) - A newly built gas pipeline exploded in a remote area in northeastern Wyoming with enough force to be heard 10 miles away. Nobody was hurt in the blast 20 miles west of Gillette. The explosion happened around 7:30 pm Wednesday and left a 50-foot-long trench in the ground.

City Council Holds Special Meeting on Funding Requests

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Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Jessica Lindsley addresses the City Council.

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Thursday to address several requests for affordable housing projects in Sheridan. The City has $81,692 available for affordable housing projects as part of a rollover fund that was established several years ago during better financial times.

Enzi Commends the House on Work on Cut, Cap, and Balance Act

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act, that along with a balanced budget amendment requirement, cuts government spending by $111 billion in fiscal 2012 and cap spending at 22.5% of GDP next year.

Wellness Council to hold Hyperthermia Awareness Event Saturday

Consistently hot days have hit Wyoming, and the Sheridan County Wellness Council will hold a Hyperthermia Awareness event for Safe kids Sheridan County from 10 am to 3 pm this Saturday out in front of Wal-Mart.