Archive - Aug 2011 - News

August 9th

City of Sheridan Moves Forward With Compliance Plat for Commercial Park

Posted in

A compliance plat for the 56.9 acre Sheridan Commercial Park located east of Interstate 90 and north of Brundage Lane was approved by the City Planning Commission.

NWS in Billings Says More Thunderstorms Expected Tuesday

According to the NWS in Billings, thunderstorms throughout last night in Sheridan County will be followed by more later today. Shawn Campbell, meteorologist intern with the National Weather Service in Billings, explains.

Advocacy and Resource Center Isn't Just For Women

Posted in

The Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan has been around for three decades helping victims of all violent crimes. While the center most typically deals with cases where the woman is the victim, they have been seeing more and more men reach out for assistance over the years as well.

Kennon Products to Showcase Cabin Liner at DOD Conference

Kennon Products of Sheridan will present a new aircraft cabin liner system at a Department of Defense conference in Atlanta next month.

Chamber and College Working on “Welcome Bags”

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Committee is once again working with the Orientation Committee at Sheridan College to provide welcome bags for students at the College this fall.

Shelter Now Accepting Calender Contest Entries

Posted in

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is now accepting entries for their 2012 Pet Calender Contest. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope says that the contest has been known to spark some friendly competition.

Gatchell's Cemetery Tours This Week and Next

The annual Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours will be happening this week and next week at Buffalo's Willow Grove Cemetery.

Rollover West of Buffalo Yields Few Details Yet

A one-vehicle rollover west of Buffalo Sunday evening is still under investigation, and not many details are known at this time. Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies responded and assisted with the rollover, but the investigation is being handled by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Buffalo Accepts Law Enforcement Grant, Awards Bid

The Buffalo City Council will have more money to help pay for overtime during the next three weeks during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, thanks to a grant from the Wyoming Sheriffs and Police Chiefs Association.

August 8th

Antelope Butte Foundation Takes First Step Toward Reopening Ski Area

A private citizen effort to reopen the Antelope Butte Ski Area as a nonprofit took a step forward this month, as the recently formed Antelope Butte Foundation met with the National Forest Service to put a hold on action to dismantle what's left of the facility in order for ABF to develop and present their business and fundraising plans to the state.