Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 23rd

SCEA & District 2 Board Meet

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Members of the Sheridan County Education Association met with Sheridan County School District 2 board members earlier this week for their annual meeting.

A Center for the Performing Arts

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The Sheridan City Council gave their approval of a grant application to renovate the WYO Theater and surrounding buildings making it the WYO Performing Arts Center.

The Sheridan City Council Tuesday night approved a resolution authorizing the submission of a $2 million grant application that will go a long way in expanding the performing arts in Sheridan.

John Patton: “It's Been a Tough Session”

Wyoming Representative John Patton

As the 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session heads into the final days, Representative John Patton said that the recent passing of the supplemental budget funding for Sheridan College and Central Wyoming College for Capital Improvement projects was a highlight for him.

Wal-Mart Applies for Liquor License

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Wal-Mart in Sheridan has submitted an application to the City to approve the transfer of a retail liquor license.

The Wal-Mart Supercenter in Sheridan has applied for a liquor license through the City of Sheridan. City Clerk Scott Badley explains the details of the application that was submitted last Friday.

Sheridan P.D. Remind Local Merchants to Stay Alert

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The Sheridan Police Department want local merchants to be aware of online scams.

The Sheridan Police Department reminds local businesses to be aware of possible suspicious purchase requests, especially orders made online. Photo Imaging Center in Sheridan recently received an order online for a large purchase from a Janet Rae Tremel with a Colorado address.

Bethesda Spaghetti Dinner for Missions

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Alicea Steir with Bethesda Worship Center

This Friday, February 25th, the public is invited to attend the annual Bethesda Worship Center's annual spaghetti dinner and auction to raise money for their mission work.

Agreement Reached for Sewage Lift Station

An Agreement between the City of Buffalo and a landowner has been tentatively reached for the purchase of land to access the sewage lift station in the Cowboy Town Subdivision east of Buffalo.

City of Buffalo Approves Rescission of Lighting Contract

At last week's regular meeting, Buffalo's City Council approved the rescission of a contract between City Electric and the Buffalo Senior Center for a lighting upgrade in the building.

February 22nd

E-books and Their Effect on Traditional Bookstores

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Have e-books made the traditional book a thing of the past?

E-book technology has been around since the 1970's, but its only recently that the idea has caught on commercially with the marketing of devices that are small enough to fit on one's pocket.

SHS Student Chosen for Rotary Abroad

Maddy Clift will be attending high school her Junior year very near Mexico City, Mexico, through the Rotary Outbound Exchange program.

Sheridan High School Sophomore Maddy Clift has recently been selected as one of twenty students in the Cowboy Country region of Rotary International to study abroad during the 2011-2012 school year. She will be living with a family very near Mexico City, heading south of the border this August.