Archive - Jun 2011

June 30th

Where you don't see these signs after July 1st means . . .

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Where you don't see these or any other speed limit signs on Sheridan County Roads starting July 1st, it means that: Effective July 1, 2011, the new statutory speed limits for County roads are:  Residential district and subdivision roads - 30 mph; Unpaved roads - 55 mph (unless posted otherwise); Paved roads - 65 mph (unless posted otherwise).

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Where you don't see these signs after July 1 means . . .

Golden Hay Crop

Perhaps this rainbow over the newly cut and baled hay bodes well for this year's hay crop. This view is looking east from 144 Upper Road (County Road 113) at 5:40 pm Thursday.

Panel Committee Recommends Rocky Mountain

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Panel Committee recommends Rocky Mountain for ambulance service within the City of Sheridan.

The panel committee made its recommendation Thursday regarding ambulance service in Sheridan as they recommended the City enter into a one-year contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance Services.

Union President Responds to Panel Committee's Decision

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter/EMT and Local Union President George Neeson

The decision by the panel committee recommending the City of Sheridan enter into a contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance to provide Emergency Medical Service to the citizens of Sheridan didn't come as a big surprise to firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Dennis W. McGlothlin

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Dennis W. McGlothlin, 79, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Westview Health Care Center.
Private familiy services for Dennis will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Keith S. Carter

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Keith S. Carter, 84, of Sheridan passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Sheridan Manor.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Forest Officials Stress Safety While Recreating on the Mountain

Bighorn National Forest Officials stress safety when recreating on the mountain due to current conditions.

Now that it appears that summer has finally arrived, more and more people are making their way to the Bighorn Mountains to partake in various recreation activities.

5th Street to Open to Two-Way Traffic Soon

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WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

Due to the North Main Street reconstruction project in Sheridan, two way traffic has been closed near Main Street since late March.

Feds Commend Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

USFWS Commends Governor on Sage Grouse Plan

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead received a letter from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service commending him and the Sage Grouse Implementation Team on their work on preserving sage grouse in the state.

Wyoming & China Coal

China produces -- and consumes -- the highest percentage of coal in the world, but at the cost of tens of thousands of lives each year.

Representative Rosie Berger recently returned from a trip to China as a guest of Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana, traveling along with legislators from Alaska, Hawaii and Massachusetts.