Archive - Jun 22, 2016

Crews Install Floating Islands in Holly Pond

Seven floating islands were planted Wednesday in a city-owned pond off Long Drive. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Workers with the city of Sheridan, Science Kids and an environmental consulting firm installed seven floating islands in a pond in Sheridan's Holly Ponds Subdivision Wednesday morning.

Buffalo Council Passes $14.5 Million Budget

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo's City Council has passed their appropriations, or budget bill for the fiscal year ending on June 30th, 2017.

Ordinance No. 1384 was passed unanimously at their regular Tuesday meeting, setting their annual budget at just over $14.5 million for 2016-17.

Buffalo Council, Animal Shelter Renew Service Contract

St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo

The Buffalo City Council has approved a service agreement between themselves and the St. Francis Animal Shelter to provide services for the city concerning its stray animals.

County Approves Draw On Escrow For Road Work

Jim Waller

Johnson County's Commissioners approved a draw, or partial release from an escrow account set up for the owner of the Emerald Park Subdivision to pay for work performed on the roads within the subdivision.

Relay For Life Starts Friday

Sheridan's annual Relay for Life starts Friday night at Kendrick Park.

Sheridan Man Taken Into Custody After Firing Guns From His Home

UPDATE -- A Sheridan man arrested Wednesday after firing a number of guns in his home on Spaulding Street has been identfied as Adam Charles Helvik.

Council Tables Building Code Ordinance

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director (Photo Ron Richter ©)

At the request of City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson, the Sheridan City Council this week tabled third and final reading of an ordinance that would adopt the 2015 International Family of Building Codes.

A look ahead: What Will Happen to Hunting, Guns, Rodeo, Other Values?

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It could be argued that many of the core values and traditional activities cherished by most Wyoming people do not match up with the values of the majority of American citizens.

If not so today, how will those values match up in the distant future?

Fire Danger High for Sheridan County

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During Tuesday’s Sheridan County Commission meeting, Commissioners discussed the possibility of enacting fire restrictions for the County due to the hot dry weather we’ve had lately. Commission Chairman Bob Rolston.

Town Schedules Special Meeting to Adopt Budget

Ranchester's town council will have a special meeting next Tuesday to adopt the budget for next year on third and final reading.