Archive - Dec 2011

December 27th

SHERIDAN BRONCS 7-0 RANKED #1 IN 4-A HOOPS

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Sheridan high school basketball teams are back in practice this week as they prepare to restart their seasons next week in Riverton.

Broncs Head coach Mike Ibach has the Broncs at 7-0 for the first time in his eight seasons as he talks about what they needed to address heading into the break.

They are unbeaten and Ibach says they Broncs have done many good things to earn their number one
4-A ranking.

Citizen: No Need to Replace Assistant County Planner

At last week's Johnson County Commission meeting, Wayne Graves, Vice-Chairman of the Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission, suggested to the commissioners that they not rehire an assistant planner when current assistant planner Jerry Osborn retires.

Buffalo's Salvation Army: Donations Up in 2011

The season of giving was apparently good to the Salvation Army in Buffalo, as far as volunteer numbers and donations are concerned, according to Carol Jennings, of the local Salvation Army.

Refund Due Property Owner For Overcharge on Garbage

Buffalo City Council

Property owner Bill Joy came before the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week to request a refund for more than six years' of overcharges for garbage service at his apartment complex. He explains further.

How the Northwest Ports May Affect the Shipping of Coal

A look down the railway between 1st and 5th Street in Sheridan.

Tuesday, we told you about how the ever-growing demand for coal in Asia is certain to have an effect on transporting the mineral from the Powder River Basin to the West Coast.

Year in Review: April, May and June

Local Firefighters Union President George Neeson

We continue our year in review of 2011 today with a look back at the months of April, May and June. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Presents Waiting to be Opened

Automobiles blocked several before Christmas photo attempts of this neatly decorated home on Sparrowhawk Hill where gift wrapped presents in the yard have yet to be opened - even after Christmas.

And the Winner of $1,000 in Chamber Bucks is..........?

Dixie Johnson and Ron Condos, winner of $1,000 in Chamber Bucks Christmas Stroll drawing. (Chamber photo)
Ron Condos is this year's winner of the $1,000 in Chamber Bucks

The 16th Annual Christmas Stroll came to a close Tuesday with the drawing for the $1,000 in Chamber Bucks that was held at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

Colorado Company to Buy Chevron's Kemmerer Coal Mine

Colorado Company to Buy Chevron's Kemmerer Coal Mine

KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) - A Colorado company has announced a $193 million deal to buy a coal mine in western Wyoming from Chevron Mining Inc.

Steep Drop for Gasoline Prices in Wyoming

Steep Drop for Gasoline Prices in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped nearly 30 cents in Wyoming over the past month. AAA reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Wyoming was $3.40 in late November. On Monday the price was down to $3.11.