Archive - Feb 16, 2011

The Housing Market Remains a Buyer's Market

The housing market continues to be a buyers market.

During tough economic times, prospective home buyers tend to shy away from taking the plunge of home ownership. However, most realtors will be quick to agree that a slumping economy makes for the perfect time to purchase a home.

Green House Opens Bids For Project

Green House for Living in Sheridan President Doug Osborn

Officials with Green House Living for Sheridan opened bids for construction of their cottages and administration building Wednesday afternoon at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Wyoming Leads Nation in Smokeless Tobacco Use

Sheridan County Tobacco Prevention Specialist Shelly Araas

The 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows that just over 9% of Wyoming adults use smokeless tobacco. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this means that Wyoming holds the dubious distinction of leading the nation in smokeless tobacco use.

Street Washing Time

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Under blue Wyoming skies the City of Sheridan Street Department was out in force Wednesday morning as a tandem team of "street washers" gave a clean sweep to Coffeen Avenue. The second truck is seen here crossing the Avoca Street/Sugarland Drive intersection heading south. Enjoy the good weather as the high Thursday will be in the 30's with a chance of snow.

Street Washing Time

Developmental Disabilities Budget Amendment Update

These three young ladies are served through the KARES program, housed behind RENEW in Sheridan.

Earlier this week we reported that representatives from agencies around the state who work with Wyoming residents who have developmental disabilities have been in Cheyenne to try to persuade legislators to reinstate the remaining 4% of the 10% funding cuts implemented during Governor Freudenthal's t

Beat the Winter Blues this Saturday

The Dog and Cat Shelter is holding their "Beat the Winter Blues" fundraiser this Saturday.

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is holding a fundraiser this Saturday that has a little something for just about everyone to enjoy. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope explains that the “Beat the Winter Blues” event has no shortage of activities.

Elsie Gallant

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Mass of Christian Burial for Elsie Gallant, 96 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Tuesday at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be celebrated Friday at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson officiating. A vigil service will be held and the Rosary recited on Thursday at 6:00 from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 02/16/11

County Commissioners

Anthony John Lyons

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Anthony John Lyons, 55, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, February 11, 2011 at his residence. Services are pending at this time.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

SCC; CWC Hopeful on Budget Amendment Request

Entrance to the ever-expanding campus at Sheridan College.

News remains hopeful for those requesting a $10 million amendment to the Wyoming Supplemental Budget from Sheridan College and Central Wyoming College in Riverton. Sheridan College President, Dr.