Archive - Aug 2015 - News

Walking Path Closed After Bear Sightings

A portion of the city walking path at the southern end of Sheridan has been closed after a young bear was seen in the area.

Smoky Times Remind of State’s Worst Fires

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As I write this, the beautiful view of the Wind River Mountains out of my window is obscured.  It is so smoky we are leaving our windows shut because it smells like a brush fire a short distance away.

Caller Wants Former City Officials’ Opinion on Administrator Position

In response to our recent poll question: Should Sheridan have a city administrator?; during Friday’s live Public Pulse show, a caller made a suggestion.

Lessons Learned From Katrina Devastation

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UW economist Edward Barbier says the response to Hurricane Katrina offers lessons for the world’s other coastal regions. (UW Photo)

A professor at the University of Wyoming is gaining attention because of his research that’s based on lessons learned from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

August 30th

Air Connection Jet Draws 'Steady Stream' of Visitors

Air show attendees emerge from Denver Air Connection jet. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Among exhibitors at this year's air show was the new company that will soon be providing commercial air service for Sheridan County. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair stopped by the company's tent Saturday, and filed this story.

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Johnson County Commissioner Hicks Joins CAST Team

Jim Hicks

At their last regular meeting, Johnson County's Commissioners were given a report on the latest concerning the Critical Air Service Team (CAST) which has been working to bring passenger air service back to the Sheridan Airport.

Powder River Brew Fest Raises $1,000 For Scholarship

The Powder River Brew Fest, which happened this past Saturday in Kaycee, raised over $1,000 for the Dylan Crossland Memorial Scholarship Fund, and was an “amazing, end of summer social get-together,” according to Amanda Taylor, co-owner of the Invasion Bar in Kaycee.

Administration: New Nursing Home Move In March 1st, 2016

JCHC's new nursing home under construction.

At their last regular meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees were updated on the 2018 Capital Construction project, which will replace the aging Amie Holt Care Center with a new adult care facility.

A Look Back in Time: Aug. 31, 1915

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Aug. 31, 1915.