Archive - Sep 2011

September 28th

Consultants Give Update on Sheridan Scenic Character Plan

AECOM Consultant Cameron Gloss goes over the Sheridan Scenic Charachter Plan at a workshop Wednesday.

Consultants AECOM presented a draft of the Sheridan Scenic Character Plan that's been in development for the past year at a workshop at the Historic Sheridan Inn Wednesday.

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Selects New Board President

Eric Brandjord. (photo from Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

Eric Brandjord of Intermountain Laboratories has been selected as Board President for the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

Book Signing for 'Shortcut to Heaven' Author Oct. 8 in Sheridan

Shorcut to Heaven by Robert Bush. (image courtesy robertbushbook.com)

Colorado native Robert Bush was a successful sales and marketing executive in the Biotechnology industry for 27 years - that is, until his 11-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a tumor in her jaw.

Governor Mead Announces Unique Collaboration to Address Alcohol Abuse

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced the formation of a unique collaboration between the State of Wyoming, the City of Cheyenne and F.E. Warren Air Force Base.

Tom Balding, Discovery Channel Complete Filming

Film crews look on as Balding works in his shop last week in Sheridan. (photo from Tom Balding Bits and Spurs)

After a little more than two days of filming that included a lengthy process of camera maneuvering to make sure and catch each step that goes into making bits, spurs and buckles, the Discovery Channel completed filming at Tom Balding Bits and Spurs in Sheridan.

Seven Bears Captured in Yellowstone Mauling Probe

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says seven grizzly bears have been captured near the scene of a fatal mauling of a Michigan hiker, but none has been linked definitively to the attack.

JCSD1 Board Approves Various Student Requests

Dr. Rod Kessler

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School Board of Trustees heard requests for student tuition waivers, isolation approvals and home schooling and after discussions approved them all.

Buffalo Extends Agreement With Bresnan Another Month

Buffalo City Council

The City of Buffalo's Franchise Agreement with Bresnan Communications for cable service has been extended for another month, to the end of October, after Council action last week.

Buffalo Named One Best Places Never Heard Of

Angela Jarvis

Buffalo has been called a lot of things in its more than 120-year history, but now can add “One of the 12 Best Places You've Never Heard Of” to the list.

Lady Bison Swimmers Fifth at Warrior Invite

Buffalo's girls swim team was at the Warrior Invite in Worland Saturday, and as a team finished in fifth place.
Individually, Hannah Chapin won the 50 and 100 freestyle and Geacie Meachum won the diving event.
Other top five finishes for the Lady Bison came from the relay team of Misty Ballek, Sara Ott, Chapin and Caley Stafford in the 200 medley relay, 2nd and the 400 free relay, 2nd; Ballek in the 100 butterfly, 2nd and the 100 back, 2nd; Stafford in the 100 breast, 3.
Team standings were Lander, Cody, Powell, Riverton, Buffalo, Worland, Douglas and Newcastle.