Archive - Oct 29, 2012

Halloween at Sugarland Ridge

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Twins, Alexander and Myka Perry enjoy their time at Sugarland Ridge.

The residents and staff at the Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge have been anticipating this night for well over two weeks. Collecting candy...three five gallon buckets full and getting their costumes ready, the folks were ready for the crowds of "trick-or-treaters" passing through their doors.

"Hunter's Moon" Over the Powder Horn

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"Hunter's Moon," the first full moon after the Harvest Moon, is named for the time to hunt in preparation for winter. So perhaps it is time to fill the powder horn, load up the musket and embark upon the hunt. This photo was taken from near the entrance to the Powder Horn Golf Community looking northeast at 6:18 pm Monday evening.

Wyoming Voters Face Three Amendments Next Week

Wyoming Voters Face Three Amendments Next Week

Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.

Woman's Body Found Near Laramie in 2010 Identified

Woman's Body Found Near Laramie in 2010 Identified

Authorities have identified a 55-year-old woman whose body was found by a sheepherder north of Laramie in 2010.

WYDOT Seeking Public Comment on Teton Pass Highways

WYDOT Seeking Public Comment on Teton Pass Highways

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced it is asking for the public's comments on how Teton Pass Highways 22 and 390 operate. Some residents of Teton County have even requested that semitrailer trucks be banned from the mountain pass.

Connecting the Community Through Volunteerism

Connecting the Community Through Volunteerism

Sheridan's non-profit organizations, and this year its businesses, are invited to sign up for the Sheridan Volunteer Expo.

County To Discuss Bids For Maintenance Jo Co Judicial Center

The Johnson County Commissioners at their next meeting November 7, will be looking at bids to provide maintenance on the mechanical/Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems at the new judicial center/justice center complex.

Summer Tourism Numbers Up According to Buffalo Chamber

Angela Jarvis

At a recent Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Chamber Director Angela Jarvis reported that numbers of tourists and Lodging Tax dollars have both increased in 2012 over 2011 numbers, and that is welcome news to everyone in the community, especially local businesses, she said.

Public Meetings On Lake DeSmet Coming Tuesday

The first public meetings concerning water rights and other issues between Johnson and Sheridan Counties and the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition will be held Tuesday in both communities.

Fire Less than an Acre Burns in Bighorn National Forest

Fire Less than an Acre Burns in Bighorn National Forest

Authorities first received a report of smoke on Saturday coming from the Bighorn Mountains. The source was a small fire burning, about 1/10th of an acre in size, in a remote location one mile west of the Horseshoe Ranch.