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June 11th, 2012

Sheridan College Main Entrance Closed Temporarily

Sheridan College Main Entrance Closed Temporarily

In a media release issued by Sheridan College, they've announced that the main entrance to the campus has been closed temporarily due to construction on the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center. Those visiting the College will need to use the southern entrance near the Ag Complex.

Johnson County Takes Care of Some Housekeeping

Johnson County Commissioners

At their regular meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners approved a number of “housekeeping” Resolutions and contracts.

JCSD1 Approves Purchase Of Property

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

At their first meeting of June, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved the recommended purchase of a property adjacent to Clear Creek Middle School.

UW Launches Wildfire Prevention Website

The University of Wyoming has established a website that provides ways for landowners to reduce wildfire risks to houses, cabins and outbuildings.

Sheridan Search and Rescue Responds to Back-To-Back Calls

Sheridan Search and Rescue volunteers worked with county emergency responders in back-to-back incidents over the weekend.

Inmate Escapes From State Honor Camp

James Friesan escaped from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp at approximately 11:30 this morning. If sighted, please contact local authorities. (Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Corrections)

An inmate from the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp is on escape status after being seen leaving the the facility without permission this morning.

June 10th

FEMA to Host Open House on Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

Several years ago the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County contracted with the Army Corps of Engineers to develop a flood study on the various waterways within Sheridan County. Public Works Director for Sheridan County Rod Liesinger.

NMA Kicks-Off Economic Initiative

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The North Main Association in Sheridan will be kicking off their economic growth initiative today and tomorrow. NMA President Shelleen Smith explains that consultants will be in Sheridan the next couple of days to gather information.

Johnson County Commissioner Speaks On Mining

With the filing of objections to a mining permit application for a gravel pit in the Shell Creek area northwest of Buffalo, questions have been brought forward as to whether the lack of zoning in Johnson County has contributed to a perception that stands against noise and air pollution and other associated problems with industry “have no teeth.”

G&F Recruits Summer Help

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has recruited three college students for summer work at the Story fish hatchery. Information specialist with the Game and Fish, Warren Mischke, said these interns will shoulder a big responsibility.