Archive - Jul 10, 2019 - News

Review Finds Adequate Liability Coverage for JCHC

JCHC Board of Trustees

A recent review of the liability insurance coverage for the Johnson County Healthcare Center has found “adequate” coverage based on comparisons to similar rural healthcare facilities.

Sheridan County Approves Two Preliminary Plats

Two preliminary plat applications were approved by the Sheridan County Commission during their last meeting.

Buffalo Police Chief: New ACO, Monthly Report

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder reported to the city council that the city now has an Animal Control Officer (ACO), effective July 1st.

Sneakers & Spurs Run Set for Friday Morning

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

many as 500 people may gather on Main Street in downtown Sheridan Friday morning for the annual Sneakers & Spurs run.

Scouts Provide Breakfast Friday Morning

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

Among the popular events in downtown Sheridan on Rodeo Friday is the annual Pancake Breakfast.

Preparations Set for Bed Races

With entries closed on Wednesday, five beds are lined up for this year's Beds Along the Big Horns bed races.

Library Board Approves Budget

Sheridan County library board members approved the budget for the coming year in a meeting Monday.

UW Summer High School Institute Selects Participants

An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 69 talented rising juniors will be presented in the 34th annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) July 14-Aug. 3 at the University of Wyoming.

UW Researchers Lead Team Discovering Ice is Sliding Toward Edges Off Greenland Ice Sheet

Neil Humphrey (left), a UW professor of geology and geophysics, and Nathan Maier, a UW geology Ph.D. student, pose on the Greenland Ice Sheet during 2017 field research. The two wrote a paper, titled “Sliding Dominates Slow-Flowing Margin Regions, Greenland Ice Sheet,” that was published July 10 in Science Advances. (Neil Humphrey Photo)

Ice on the Greenland Ice Sheet doesn’t just melt. The ice actually slides rapidly across its bed toward the ice sheet’s edges. As a result, because ice motion is from sliding as opposed to ice deformation, ice is being moved to the high-melt marginal zones more rapidly than previously thought.

Chamber Selling WYO Rodeo Posters

Those looking for a special memento to commemorate the 2019 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Week events can look towards the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce for one option.