At precisely 2:02 pm Friday, Shelli Vits of 4 Seasons Lawn Care drives the first non-construction vehicle east bound on 5th Street through the Main Street intersection as she follows the Anderson Sign truck that carries the street barricade signs that have long stood at 5th and Val Vista - 5th Street is now officially open for two-way traffic, again.
Where you don't see these or any other speed limit signs on Sheridan County Roads starting July 1st, it means that: Effective July 1, 2011, the new statutory speed limits for County roads are: Residential district and subdivision roads - 30 mph; Unpaved roads - 55 mph (unless posted otherwise); Paved roads - 65 mph (unless posted otherwise).
As 2011 approached the halfway point the Sheridan area experienced the hottest temperature to date on Wednesday. The 97 degrees recorded at 2:53 pm was just 7 degrees short of the record 104 set in 2002.
Great Lakes flight 7220 from Denver to Sheridan arrived Tuesday evening just as the sun was setting over the Bighorns. The Sheridan County Airport is back in operation after last weekend's closure for major construction on the main runway.
The Sheridan Junior High School "Soldier Pile Wall Project" engineered by Vista West Engineering of Sheridan is nearing completion. The 2.14 acre project on the Sheridan County School District No. 2 property included excavation of unstable soils; installation of a soldier pile retaining wall and tieback system; and slope grading seen here.
The Tongue River Valley Community Center is sponsoring the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus on Friday, July 1, 2011. The Circus will be held at the Ranchester Town Hall Grounds (directly behind the Ranchester Town Hall). Show times are 5:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance (through Thursday) at either TRVCC location or at The Sugar Boot and The Sports Stop in Sheridan.