Archive - May 2011 - News

May 14th

“Cops and Jocks” to Set the Stage for Annual Torch Run

The Cops and Jocks fundraiser for Special Olympics Wyoming started in 2006 as a means to further promote the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Sheridan County Sheriff's Deputy Boot Hill further explains the event.

Hospital Foundation Benefit To Feature Karen Clift

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The 10th annual Sheridan Memorial Hospital Benefit fundraiser will take place tonight at the Wyo Theater in Sheridan. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven explains that they've got something very special planned for the entertainment.

Governor Mead Reflects on Recent Trip to GITMO

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead recently visited Guantanamo Bay to get a glimpse of the detainment facility firsthand. Mead says that there is a lot of misconception surrounding GITMO.

May 13th

Firefighters Union Files Lawsuit Against City

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In early April, the Sheridan City Council voted unanimously to uphold the decision by City Human Resources Director Heather Doke to not grant 5% wage increases for 6 firefighters from Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Council Work Session: Human Resources

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The City of Sheridan wrapped up their first week of budget work sessions Friday with a look at the Human Resources department.

Guardians of the Range

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Over 100 people attended the first annual Wonderful Wyoming Fundraiser held at the Historic Sheridan Inn Friday night. All proceeds went to benefit the non-profit group called Guardians of the Range.

Fair Board Approves Several Purchases at May Meeting

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The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees approved several purchases at their monthly meeting Thursday night.

Riley Larkins Makes Initial Appearance

18-year-old Riley Larkins made his Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon before Judge John Sampson on charges stemming from the Monday, May 9th incident in Sheridan County.

Project Graduation 2011 Needs Volunteers; Donations

Dedicated volunteers who have been working tirelessly for many years are at it again, preparing for the 2011 Project Graduation event for Sheridan County School District 2 graduates.

May 12th

Budget Work Session: Capital Improvement Projects

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The latest City of Sheridan budget work session Thursday focused on Capital Improvement Projects. City Engineer Lane Thompson stated that there has been a 45% reduction in CIP funding from 2010 to the upcoming fiscal year.