Archive - Feb 26, 2014

County Officials Invite City Council to 'Clear the Air'

The Sheridan County Commissioners (Photo by Ron Richter)

On behalf of the Sheridan County Commission, Chairman Terry Cram issued a letter Wednesday to each member of the Sheridan City Council along with Mayor Dave Kinskey, about possibly meeting for the purpose of “clearing the air” on some issues of mutual interest.

City Snow Route Alert Continues Through Noon Today

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The City of Sheridan issued a snow route alert Tuesday that affected a number of streets throughout the city. That alert will continue through noon today, as crews began removing snow from the remainder of the streets last night.

County Commissioners' Briefs From Last Meeting

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Johnson County's Commissioners dealt with a number of smaller items on the agenda from their last meeting.

After some discussion they re-approved Arthur "Coog" Myers and approved Dan Rogers to the Johnson County Solid Waste District Board on a vote of 2-1 with Commissioner John Gibbs voting against.

School Board Hears Update On Burritt Street Construction

Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees were given an updated time line on the Burritt Street Construction which will affect the end of this school year, but should be substantially complete before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

Wednesday 02-26-14

University of Wyoming / Author Ty Will, "The Female Veteran"

Albert Edward Hoffman

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Albert Edward Hoffman passed away on February 21, 2014 at Westview Health Care Center.

He was born of Albert Edward Hoffman and Birdie Delia (Carroll) Hoffman on January 15, 1925 in Omaha Nebraska. One of two children, his sister, Loretta, was born on 1921. His Grandmother Hoffman was born in Vienna and his Grandfather Hoffman in Hamburg.

Company CEO Concerned About State Bills

The local RENEW organization is located on Sheridan Avenue in Sheridan. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The head of a local company has concerns over bills that are working their way through the state legislature. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

UPDATE: Jackalope Jump Postponed

Carrie Pilcher, left, and Deputy Boot Hill invite everyone to the Jackalope Jump. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

UPDATE: Feb. 28 -- The Jackalope Jump has been postponed to March 15, due to what organizers called dangerous weather conditions.

ORIGINAL STORY: The jackalope jumpers are taking the plunge this weekend. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Ten Sleep Canyon

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Ten Sleep Canyon in the Bighorns
Photo by Andrew Tkach

James Porter

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James Porter, 76, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

On condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.