Archive - Nov 2011 - News

November 10th

Blown Tires Cause of Ruckus In Buffalo Wednesday Night

Most of Buffalo heard what sounded like gunshots going off around town Wednesday night, but according to Buffalo Fire Chief Gomer Gammon, hot brakes and blown tires were the culprit.

Thanksgiving Food Drive Friday and Saturday, Volunteers Needed

The People's Assistance Food Bank will hold their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive this Friday and Saturday, collecting items at stores in Sheridan.

Enzi: Bill Would Collect Sales Tax From Online Retailers

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is one of ten senators introducing a bipartisan bill that would allow states to collect already-owed taxes from out-of-state retailers. The bill would target online and catalog retailers.

Salvation Army Needs Volunteer Bell Ringers Over Holidays

The Family Crisis Center in Buffalo, the local extension of the Salvation Army, is looking for volunteers to ring bells and man the kettles for their annual Holiday fundraiser.

Application For Sports Complex Goes to State For Approval

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery has filed the necessary paperwork with the State for funding of the proposed Sports Field Complex.

Buffalo Chamber's Christmas Buttons Go On Sale Monday

An annual Holiday tradition in Buffalo is set to kick off on Monday, as the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and area businesses begin selling Christmas Buttons.

November 9th

SAWS Denies Exemption Request

An exemption request from Mike Giorgis was denied by the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board at their monthly meeting Wednesday night.

Shooting Prompts Lockdown in Lodge Grass

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The FBI says two people are in custody following reports of a shooting at a Lodge Grass post office that prompted a lockdown on public buildings. FBI spokeswoman Debbie Dujanovic Bertram said Wednesday there is no threat to public safety. She declined to release additional details.

Sheridan College Highlights Chamber Luncheon

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It's been a very busy yet exciting week for Sheridan College officials as last Thursday Whitney Benefits presented the College with a $7.6 million check to go toward the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center that will be built on the College campus.

STT Continues to Target Our Friends Overseas

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Sheridan Travel and Tourism hosted their Sheridan Area Fall Tourism Association meeting Wednesday at the Holiday Inn. The annual fall meeting is a chance for officials with Sheridan Travel and Tourism to receive updates from their partnerships on success stories in the local tourism industry throughout the past year.