Archive - Dec 30, 2011 - News

4 Killed, 1 Injured in Crash on Crow Reservation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol says four people are dead and another is hospitalized after a head-on crash on an Interstate 90 frontage road on the Crow Indian Reservation.

Wyo. Water Year: Snow Pack, Late Spring Cool Temps, Flooding

The Water Year 2011 Hydrologic Summary from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office in Riverton was released this week, and Wyoming saw a record water year in 2011 which included heavy flooding across the state.

2011 Stories: Listeria Outbreak Reaches Sheridan

One of the bigger national stories of 2011 reached our community in September, when a Sheridan County woman died as a result of eating a Listeria-tainted cantaloupe.

WHP: Don't Ignore High Wind Advisories

The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it's important to be mindful of High Wind Advisories. In the last 48 hours, troopers responded to at least fifteen tractor trailer blow-over crashes, according to a media release from Sergeant Stephen Townsend.

Tree Removed at Gatchell Museum Was Safety Hazard

Public sentiment has been against the removal of old trees from the Johnson County Courthouse and Jim Gatchell Museum Premises, but one tree that was removed near the museum recently was definitely a public safety hazard, according to County Sanitarian Rick Durfee.

Buffalo Approves Water Main Design Study For Schools

Buffalo's City Council will bid a design for the water lines in and around the new Cloud Peak School and the existing schools in the southwest portion of the city.

BPD Completes Deer Harvesting in City For This Year

Acting Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder told the Buffalo City Council at last week's meeting that the department had completed deer harvesting for this year, saying officers had harvested 61 animals and had none test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease.

Christmas Shopping and the Local Economy

Christmas shopping undoubtedly provides some sort of boost to the economy, but how big of a boost remains to be seen.

Year in Review: October, November and December

We conclude our year in review with a look back at the last three months of 2011. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.