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Travel & Tourism: Positive Despite Economy

Sheridan Travel & Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker

The 2011 summer tourist season is upon us, and Sheridan Travel & Tourism staff and volunteers continue to work hard to bring valuable dollars into the community through the second largest economic contributor in the state.

The WYO Goes to Wonderland

3 in 1: Mariah Olesen (center) plays Alice, along with her counterparts Rowan Heil as Small Alice and Madison Farr ad Tall Alice in the 17th Annual Tandem Production, "Alice in Wonderland, Jr.", opening June 15th at the WYO Theatre in Sheridan.

About 62 young people are playing the vibrant and imaginative character's in “Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.”, the 17th offering from Tandem Productions in Sheridan.

Buffalo Council Discusses Plans for Recycling Center

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council has yet to see plans for the new recycling center that is being paid for by the County.

Jo Co Commission Discusses Job, Budgets in Special Meeting

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

Johnson County's Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the candidates for the soon to be vacant Commissioner's Assistant position and to discuss the budgets from the department heads.

SAWS To Apply For WWDC Grant

SAWS Administrator and Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board voted unanimously to move forward with a grant application through the Wyoming Water Development Commission.

Slide closes U.S. 14 west of Dayton between Burgess Junction and Shell

Attached is a picture of U.S. 14, 31.5 miles east of Greybull. This photograph was taken after 10 loads of recycled asphalt was placed in the 100-foot section of highway. Engineers are estimating the highway has dropped three to four feet in this area. (Photo Courtesy of WYDOT)

WYDOT announced in a media release Tuesday that about 100 feet of U.S. 14 east of Greybull is in danger of being lost due to a slide which has closed the highway about 31.5 miles east of Greybull.

Special SEEDA Meeting Focuses on Request for Proposal

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SEEDA held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the future of Hand in Hand.

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the Request for Proposal for a future tenant of the Hand in Hand facility in Sheridan.

City Receives Three Proposals For Ambulance Service

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City of Sheridan Clerk Scott Badley

In early May the Sheridan City Council adopted a budget resolution directing staff to put together a Request for Proposal for ambulance service within the City.

Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Annexation

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission recommended approval of annexing 56.9 acres of land into City limits that is located north of the intersection of Brundage and Commercial Lanes.

Wyoming Perkins' “Unaffected” by Corporate Bankruptcy

The corporate filing for Chapter 11 by Perkins and Marie Callender's, Inc." does not apply to any Perkins Restaurant & Bakeries in Wyoming.

A June 13th article written in the Wyoming Business Report indicated that “Perkins and Marie Callender's Inc., owner of the Perkins and Marie Callender's restaurant chains, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a Delaware court” Monday.