Archive - Dec 2011 - News

December 9th

Christmas in Our Home Town

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"Now, go find your parents."

Thursday night family and friends gathered in the Big Horn High School gym for the annual Big Horn Elementary School's Christmas program.

House Hunters Film in Sheridan

House Hunters Film in Sheridan (Photo Courtesy of House Hunters

Crews from the HGTV recently spent some time filming in Sheridan for an upcoming episode of their hit show House Hunters. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Story Hatchery Distributes Brood Fish

Jennifer Meienke,  Story Hatchery Fish Culturist, with a lake trout.  (Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

Anglers in northeast Wyoming will have a good opportunity to catch some large lake and brook trout this winter as Story Fish Hatchery personnel are in the process of stocking nearly 100 lake trout in Gillette Fishing lake and another 100 into Black Hills Power and Light Pond near Osage.

BLM Announces Scoping on Rough Draw Project

BLM Announces Scoping on Rough Draw Project

The Bureau of Land Management Buffalo Field Office has announced that they are requesting public comments on the Patriot Energy Resources proposal for the Rough Draw Project.

EPA Implicates Fracking in Pollution Case

EPA Implicates Fracking in Pollution Case

CHEYENNE (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the first time has implicated a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells in causing groundwater pollution.

Buffalo Mayor, Planner to Attend SLIB Meeting Thursday

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess
City Planner Zach Montgomery

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess and City Planner Zach Montgomery will be attending this week's SLIB (State Lands and Investments Board) meeting in Cheyenne to help secure funding to help fund proposed projects in the county.
Montgomery explains further.

Buffalo's CCMS Choirs, Bands to Perform Winter Concerts

Clear Creek Middle School's Choirs and Bands will perform their Winter Concerts this Thursday and next Tuesday at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Public Meeting Held On Study of Jo Co Fairgrounds Buildings

Tim Schenk and Eric Voris of GSG Architecture

Johnson County's Commissioners hosted a public meeting Wednesday for GSG Architecture of Casper to present their site plan study and related data on a possible indoor arena and a multi-purpose building at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

December 7th

Local Law Enforcement Teams up With Wal-Mart

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Sheridan Police Sgt, Tom Henry

The Sheridan Police Department recently applied for and received a Local Community Contribution Grant from Wal-Mart in the amount of $1,500. Sheridan Police Sergeant Tom Henry explains how the grant will be used.

Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

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Commissioners to Hear Building Permit Appeal Next Week

Sheridan County Commissioners have appointed Deputy County Attorney Lynn Smith as the Hearing Officer in a building permit fee appeal by Sheridan County resident Michael Fleming. The appeal is in regard to an evaluation of Mr. Fleming's building and subsequent request for a building permit.