Archive - Jul 2010 - News

July 8th

Progress is Being Made on North Main

Work continues further south on the North Main reconstruction project.

The North Main reconstruction project is one of the largest public works projects in the history of Sheridan. Not only is WYDOT replacing the street and aging infrastructure, but there are a lot of enhancements being done to beautify the North Main area.

Chamber Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Janelle Anderson

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has announced that they are seeking nominations for their annual election of the Board of Directors. Chamber Executive Director Janelle Anderson explains what those interested need to know.

Buffalo Game Warden Receives Award

Sheridan Region Wildlife Supervisor Joe Gilbert presenting Buffalo Game Warden Jim Seeman with the Peer Recognition Award.

Buffalo Game Warden Jim Seeman was awarded the 2009 Peer Recognition Award at a Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan region meeting held in Story this week. Seeman comments on being honored by his peers.

Some Changes to Boot Kick-Off

A scene from the 2009 book kick-off in Sheridan.

The boot kick-off event has become an annual tradition of Rodeo Week over the years, and it has typically been held Tuesday night of Rodeo Week at Kendrick Park. This year, the event will take place at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds this Saturday, July 10th at 4 pm. Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board member Linda St. Clair explains the reason for the change.

CUP Approved For New Clearmont Fire Station

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a Clearmont Fire District Conditional Use Permit during a special session today. The purpose of the permit is to allow a fire station to be built on land which is zoned Agricultural. Commissioner Steve Maier:

July 7th

Save a Horse - Buy a Cowboy

While next week is Rodeo Week, the calendar also falls so that the July 3rd Thursday Street Festival takes place as well. This month, all the single ladies are invited to bid on boots and hats, and the cowboys contained between the two.

July's "Sunset" Magazine Shines on Sheridan's “Greater Metropolitan Area”

The Sheridan area is once again in the national sunlight, as Sheridan and the surrounding communities are featured in this month's edition of "Sunset Magazine". Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker.

County P&Z Denies Subdivision Request - Again

Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commissioner Phil Zerwas

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission once again denied a request from Toby and Marie Johnson to subdivide 25.5 acres of property into an 11 lot subdivision. The property is located off of Highway 335 near Big Horn. The preliminary plat was originally denied by the Commission on May 5th.

The Importance of Distemper Vaccination

Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope

The fact that the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan was recently under a quarantine is a simple reminder to dog owners the importance of getting your pet vaccinated against distemper. Shelter Director Cel Hope explains why they were quarantined for a couple of weeks.

Career Readiness Initiative Celebrates Two Years This Friday

The Wyoming Career Readiness Certificate Initiative will celebrate its second year in operation on Friday, July 9th. The Initiative, administered by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, has issued over a total of 2,355 total certificates to Wyoming’s job seekers in the past two years.