Archive - May 2012

May 29th

Memorial Day Observed In Buffalo Monday

Buffalo residents turned out Monday morning for the annual observances for Memorial Day.

Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby Wet But Successful

Those attending the 29th annual Buffalo Lion's Club Lake DeSmet Fishing Derby this past Memorial Day Weekend dealt with some nasty weather during the derby, but had some success and some fun, according to Lions Club Chairman Keith Neustel, who recapped the weekend Monday afternoon.

City/County Engineer To Begin Greenleaf Drainage Study

City/County Engineer Wayne Hill gave an update the the city council on the status of a number of projects he is working on or will begin shortly, including drainage issues in the Greenleaf Subdivision and how to reslove standing water in the neighborhood.

May 28th

Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers

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Isabella Brutlag, age 2, flag in hand at the Memorial Day Parade in Sheridan.

Blustery winds couldn't keep the crowd away at Sheridan's Memorial Day Parade. Beginning at Dow and finishing up at the Courthouse, over 200 people showed up to pay honor and remember our fallen soldiers.

Noon @ Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery

Flowers remain by the grave markers on the far left while the National Flag on the pole to the left of Aaron Davis has been raised to full staff. Notes of "Amazing Grace" still flow from Aaron's bagpipes near the exit of Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery at the 12 o'clock hour.

Days Gone By

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photograpy

Wyoming Recognizes Gold Star Families On License Plates

Families of service members who died while serving in the military may be eligible to have a gold star on their Wyoming license plates.

City Will Move To Clean Up Abandoned Property

Buffalo City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades

City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades brought a problem with what appears to be an abandoned property to the attention of the city council at their last meeting.

Memorial Day Events

Beneath the high flying National, State and Armed Forces flags at Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery (formerly Mount Hope Cemetery) are two smaller National flags marking the grave of US Army Paratrooper Pvt. Orval Loren Kock. The cemetery is replete with settings such as this as we remember our veterans on Memorial Day.

Antelope Butte Ski Area May Get Another Life

The Antelope Butte Foundation has taken another huge step toward reopening the Antelope Butte Ski Area. Mark Weitz, president of the foundation's board, said it was a long process.