Archive - May 19, 2014 - News

City and Firefighters Union Continue Negotiations

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Sheridan Firefighters IAFF Local #276 Union President George Neeson negotiates with the City Council on a new contract for the firefighters. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Contract negotiations between the City of Sheridan and the Local 276 Firefighters Union continued at Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

National Public Works Week

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City of Sheridan workers repairing an area of Victoria Street. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Rolling the asphalt. (Photo by Ron Richter)

In 1960, the United States Senate passed a resolution affirming the first National Public Works Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a Presidential Proclamation to recognize the occasion annually in May.

School Board Accepts Two Bids For Meadowlark Projects

The Johnson County School Board, at their last meeting, accepted bids for two of three proposed projects at Meadowlark Elementary School.

Buffalo City Council Briefs

Buffalo City Council

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council received a brief presentation from Sydney Rowe and Thom Gabrukiewicz with the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, outlining the organizations' accomplishments over the last 16 months. They asked that the report be put into the public record.

Country Kitchen Receives Award From Sheridan VA

Country Kitchen manager and staff, from left, Bri Caldwell, Marsha Brown, Manager Ryan Buchanan, Jenn Williams, with award. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan's Country Kitchen restaurant on North Main Street has received a special award from the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

Sheridan VA Records Sweep Clean

No violations were found in a recent records review of the Sheridan VA hospital.

Information Holding Hampers State Education Office

State Superintendent Cindy Hill

The state's head of the education department is still struggling for support from the governor's office. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Governor Stops in Sheridan This Week

Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming’s Governor Matt Mead will be in Sheridan Wednesday to talk with community leaders and hand out student awards.

A Look Back in Time: May 19, 1914

The Burlington Railroad has announced it will give special excursion rates for the Sheridan Stampede in July.

Rocky Mountain Leather Show

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The 21st annual Rocky Mountain Leather Show was in town this past week offering workshops throughout the week and a leather trade show with sixty-six vendors from around the world.