Archive - May 2011 - News

May 5th

Sheridan College to Broadcast Commencement Ceremony

The 62nd Sheridan College Commencement Ceremony will be held this Saturday, May 7th, beginning at 1 o'clock at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, and for those who are not able to attend in person, the college will be broadcasting the event on Bresnan Cable Channel 21.

Governor Mead: Wyoming Continues to Work Towards Resolution for Wolf Management

The Obama Administration announced Wednesday that it will take 5,500 wolves off the endangered list in eight states in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes. The move will turn control over the predators to state wildlife agencies. Public hunts for hundreds of wolves already are planned this fall in Idaho and Montana.

Jo Co Loans Money to Kaycee

The Johnson County Commissioners voted Tuesday to loan the Town of Kaycee money to purchase a compactor trailer and a “tub” to complete their garbage transfer station that will serve the town and southern Johnson County.

Baby Fair at Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Sheridan Memorial Hospital invites everyone to the 2nd Annual Baby Fair, to be held Saturday, May 7th from 10 am to 1 pm in the hospital's cafeteria area. Cecile Pattison is the Community Relations Director for the hospital.

Jo Co Rejects Occupational Testing

Occupational testing was discussed again at the Johnson County Commission meeting Tuesday, and after discussions the commission chose to not adopt the policy for all employees.

Buffalo Council Discusses Equipment for Justice Center

Buffalo's City Council, at their meeting Tuesday, discussed new radio consoles and new computers for the new justice center that is under construction.

May 4th

Lewis Street Bridge Reconstruction Project to Begin Next Summer

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Sheridan have partnered for the Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project that will begin next year. WYDOT held an open house Tuesday to give the public an opportunity to provide comment on the project.

Commissioners Approve Request From PRCC Board

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The Sheridan County Commissioners Tuesday approved a request from the Powder River Community Center Board to have the County take ownership of the old Arvada Elementary School.

Preparing Pets for Tick Season

Springtime brings green grass, blooming flowers and trees and animal babies. But it also brings something from “the dark side” -- blood-sucking ticks.

Representative Lummis Talks Debt Ceiling

As the Nation's debt grows ever closer to the legal limit of $14.3 trillion, lawmakers on Capitol Hill struggle to come up with a solution that both parties can agree on. U.S.