Archive - Oct 11, 2012 - News

Railway Options Presented at Public Meeting

The findings of a six month long feasibility study on alternate railway routes north of Sheridan were presented Thursday afternoon at the Sheridan County Courthouse public meeting room. Forward Sheridan Executive Director Jay Stender.

Open House Saturday at Sheridan Fire Station

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The Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department is hosting its annual open house for National Fire Prevention Week on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station.

Putting Out the Fire

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As part of Fire Prevention Week, Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer spent Thursday teaching students at Sheridan Junior High School cooking safety and how to use a fire extinguisher. Songer says it's all about educating the public about fire prevention.

Sheridan County Seeks Legal Counsel For Lake DeSmet Deal

The Sheridan County Commissioners met with involved parties of the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board Thursday to seek legal advice concerning how Sheridan County can move forward in negotiating a water lease independently of Johnson County.

Competition Underway at Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament

Competition continues at the Wyoming Special Olympics Fall Tournament in Casper as over 600 athletes from around the state are taking part in the tournament. The opening ceremonies were emceed by Sheridan RENEW participant Jeannie Ellinger.

Buffalo Swim Club Registrations Tonight At JCHC

For those interested in participating in the Buffalo Swim Club's 2012-2013 season, there will be a registration meeting tonight at the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Angeline Meeting Room at 6:30pm.

Community Leaders Push for Lodging Tax Renewal

The Travel and Tourism Action Committee has gained the backing of several high-profile community leaders, including both mayoral candidates, to encourage voters to renew Sheridan's lodging tax.

Spring Creek Mine Incorporates Driver Monitoring for Safety

Cloud Peak Energy is incorporating cutting-edge technology into its trucks in hopes of identifying and preventing fatigue or distraction in heavy equipment operators.

A New Approach

The Sheridan City Council at their September 17th meeting rejected the bid for upgrades to the Big Goose and Sheridan Water Treatment plants due to the bid being a million dollars over the engineers estimate.

BDA Seeking Director, Getting Training From State

The Buffalo Downtown Association (BDA) has been advertising for a new director for a number of weeks now, and they are still taking applications for someone to take over for former Director Marie Verger, who has moved on to other pursuits, according to Nick Thom with the BDA.