Archive - Jun 2012

June 26th

Buffalo Council Approves Senior Center's Furnace Repair

The Buffalo Senior Center put in a request to the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week for approval to repair the furnace in the city-owned building.

Mayor Randy Dyess and councilman Russ Humphrey brought the request before the council.

BOE Rules In Favor Of Johnson County In Tax Protests

The Johnson County Board Of Equalization heard two seperate 2012 property tax protests at the County Commissioner's meeting last week, ruling in favor of the county in both protests.

Sheridan County Museum Reports Increased Visitation

The director of the Sheridan County Museum, Nathan Doerr, appeared on Public Pulse on Newstalk 930, KROE, and reported an upswing in visitors so far this year.

USFS Reminders For Cloud Peak Wilderness Visitors

The Bighorn National Forest Powder River District Ranger Mark Booth would like to remind visitors to the Cloud Peak Wilderness west of Buffalo that registration is required for anyone entering the wilderness area.

Cato Fire East of Buffalo

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Pictures were taken Tuesday night on Highway 16 near Ucross, looking at the hills just south of the Watt Ranch, except for the smokey Buffalo image, which was taken from a point overlooking Buffalo around dusk.

First 100 @ First Interstate Bank

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Sheridan's 100 degrees on Sunday was the first 100 of the year, Monday's 100 set a new record and Tuesday's 102 was 3 degrees below the record of 105 set in 1988. As for Wednesday's forecast of 88 - enjoy the cool down 'cause it won't last - it's back in the 90's for Thursday and beyond.

Cato Fire Northeast of Buffalo

Cato Fire Northeast of Buffalo

* UPDATED* According to information obtained form the National Weather Service in Riverton, the Cato Fire 13 miles northeast of Buffalo continues to burn in Johnson County, but has now spread into Sheridan County as well.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 06/26/12

State Legislators Representative Rosie Berger & Senator John Schiffer

Sheridan County Fire Warden Posts Red Flag For Fire Danger

Sheridan County fire warden, Bill Biastoch, has assigned red flag fire conditions to the area. He said the combination of extreme heat and high winds is contributing to fire danger in the county.

Sheridan State Legislator Proposes Optional ATM Fee

Republican state legislator, senator Bruce Burns of Sheridan, is sponsoring a draft of a bill that would require ATMs to enable consumers to elect to donate to state parks and historic sites.