July 13th, 2011

WYDOT Hoping For End of I-90 Re-route Early Next Week

Sheridan WYO Rodeo collides with the I-90 landslide closure this week, but WYDOT is working to make sure that traffic moves as smoothly as possible for all.

NEWY to Host Lawmakers for Energy, Tourism Tour

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders, or NEWY, will give a tour of Northeast Wyoming for lawmakers from Washington, D.C. later this summer to showcase both the energy and tourism industries.

Buffalo Awaits Contract for Economic Grant

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The City of Buffalo was awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Wyoming Business Council last month, to pursue a Community and Economic Development Master Plan for the city, county and Kaycee.

Buffalo Council Agrees to Water Line Easement Payments

Buffalo City Council

At last week's Buffalo City Council meeting, the council approved a request from City Attorney Ben Kirven for roughly $4,400 in payments for water line easements and fees he negotiated across state-owned lands at the Veteran's Home and private properties west of Buffalo.
Kirven explains.

July 12th

SCA Rodeo Results 6/30 & 7/1

6/30 Rodeo

1D Barrels - 1. Whitney Simmons 18.20 / 2. Amanda Nicholson 18.32 / 3. Caty Graves 18.36

2D Barrels - 1. Lori Sigurdson 19.20 / 2. Amber Ringeisen 19.57

3D Barrels - 1. Bailey McLean 20.28 / 2. Valarie Wood 20.40

Senior Barrels - 1. Lacy Blea 19.13 / 2. Gabrielle Koltiska 19.91

Junior Barrels - 1. Ellie Bard 18.57 / 2. Kade Koltiska 18.96 / 3. Haley Timm 19.40

Pee Wee Barrels - 1. Kennedy Myers 26.31 / 2.Tavy Leno 28.14 / 3. MaKenzie Wood 31.69 / 4. Nick Albrecht 31.93

1D Poles - 1. Becky Kobielusz

2D Poles - 1. Sierra Zowada 27.47 / Callie Knifong 27.93

Governor Mead Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Following dozens of landslides, record snowpack and extraordinary river flows, Governor Matt Mead has asked President Obama for a Presidential Disaster Declaration.

Flash Flood Warning In Effect For Johnson County

A Flash Flood Warning for west central Johnson County has been extended to 5:00 am Wednesday

After The Concert

After the Powder River Let'er Buck Celebration showcasing the 67th Army Band and just two hours after a severe thunderstorm moved through Sheridan County just 8-miles northeast of Sheridan on Monday evening - this was the view from the fountain area of Whitney Commons looking east toward downtown Sheridan.

Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, Board Elections Coming Up

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon is at 11:30 am Wednesday, and this month only it will be held at the Historic Sheridan Inn. Executive Director for the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Johnson, talked about the luncheon.

Lightning Strike

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Lightning above Maier Soccer Field at Sheridan College at 6:11 pm Monday evening when the thunderstorm passed just northeast of Sheridan.