Program Prepares Children for Summer

(photo by Judy Hagerott)

Saturday morning the “Y” and Sheridan County's Wellness Council teamed up for a free, fun-filled morning focusing on healthy and safe kids.

Earth Day in Sheridan

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The focus was on green and what a great day to think green.

Saturday was the annual Earth Day Celebration in Sheridan. Spokesman Ace Young tells us hundreds showed up for the event.

Buffalo Participates In Drug Take-Back Day

Deputy Doug Schultze mans the table during the National Drug Take-Back Day Saturday in Buffalo.

The national Drug Take-Back Day was Saturday and most towns in Wyoming took part in some way, including Buffalo through the efforts of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

Healthy Kids Day Promotes Healthy Habits

The annual Healthy Kids Day, put on by the Johnson County Family YMCA was this past Saturday, and again had a great turnout of kids learning healthy habits they can take with them to lead healthier lives.

Museum Preserves Gentleman Rancher Legacy

Main house of Quarter Circle A Ranch, home of Bradford Brinton. (Photo by Pat Blair

Fine art and furnishings and rare documents including an original letter by Abraham Lincoln preserve the history and tastes of Bradford Brinton, the gentleman rancher who gave his name to the museum and memorial just outside Big Horn.

Local Child Advocacy Group Honors Volunteers

Reta Onstott received the Champion for Children Award. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)
State Treasurer Mark Gordon mingled with the crowd after his speech. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

About 75 people gathered this morning at the Best Western in Sheridan to honor children and those who make sure those children have a voice in the court system.

Public Arts Contributes to 'A Tribute To Tradition'

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From left to right: Statue Committe Treasurer Larry Grooms, Artist Jerry Smiley, Statue Committee Chair Greg Luhman, SPAC Chair Edre Maier, Vice Chair Kim Love and Fire Chief Terry Lenhart. (Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)
(Photo by Ron Richter)

In March of 2012, firefighters with Sheridan Fire-Rescue began raising funds to commission a life-sized bronze sculpture of Captain Ed Green, who was a member of the Sheridan Fire Department for almost three decades.

Governor Mead Speaks At Chamber Awards Dinner

Members of the 'Wild Bunch,' the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, welcome Governor Matt Mead to Buffalo in their traditional way. The 'hangings' are given to new chamber members and chosen dignitaries.

Governor Matt Mead attended Thursday night's awards dinner for the Wyoming Chamber Partnership Spring Conference held in Buffalo.

The three-day conference featured Chambers of Commerce from around the state for training, networking, and the awards ceremony attended by Governor Mead.

New Brinton Museum Making Progress

New museum is under construction. (Photo by Pat Blair)
The Chief Curator is Ken Schuster. (Photo by Pat Blair)
This is the main house of the Brinton Museum complex. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Work on the new Brinton Museum has made great progress in spite of the past winter's weather.

Simpson Speaks at College Graduation

Pete Simpson -- Photo Provided

Retired historian and former Wyoming politician Pete Simpson will serve as the commencement speaker at Sheridan College next month.