Archive - Dec 2011 - News

December 28th

Refund Due Property Owner For Overcharge on Garbage

Buffalo City Council

Property owner Bill Joy came before the Buffalo City Council at their meeting last week to request a refund for more than six years' of overcharges for garbage service at his apartment complex. He explains further.

December 28th

How the Northwest Ports May Affect the Shipping of Coal

A look down the railway between 1st and 5th Street in Sheridan.

Tuesday, we told you about how the ever-growing demand for coal in Asia is certain to have an effect on transporting the mineral from the Powder River Basin to the West Coast.

Year in Review: April, May and June

Local Firefighters Union President George Neeson

We continue our year in review of 2011 today with a look back at the months of April, May and June. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

And the Winner of $1,000 in Chamber Bucks is..........?

Dixie Johnson and Ron Condos, winner of $1,000 in Chamber Bucks Christmas Stroll drawing. (Chamber photo)
Ron Condos is this year's winner of the $1,000 in Chamber Bucks

The 16th Annual Christmas Stroll came to a close Tuesday with the drawing for the $1,000 in Chamber Bucks that was held at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

Colorado Company to Buy Chevron's Kemmerer Coal Mine

Colorado Company to Buy Chevron's Kemmerer Coal Mine

KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) - A Colorado company has announced a $193 million deal to buy a coal mine in western Wyoming from Chevron Mining Inc.

Steep Drop for Gasoline Prices in Wyoming

Steep Drop for Gasoline Prices in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped nearly 30 cents in Wyoming over the past month. AAA reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Wyoming was $3.40 in late November. On Monday the price was down to $3.11.

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No Injuries in Christmas Day Trailer Fire

Damage to trailer at 1511 Mydland Rd.#71. (SFR Photo)
Goose Valley Volunteer Firefighter Derrick Wood talks to the owner of the home, Mike Fitzpatrick, while an unidentified friend holds the cat that was rescued by Wood. (SFR photo)
Sheridan Fire-Rescue’s Firefighter II/EMT Chad Brutlag works to locate and extinguish hot spots in Mike Fitzpatrick’s home while Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter II/EMT Gary Harnish monitors fire scene operations. (SFR photo)

No injuries were reported in a Mydland Road trailer fire that left the structure with heavy damage on Christmas day. The fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes, and it is believed that it originated in the kitchen of the trailer, according to Sheridan Fire-Rescue.

Senior Center Holiday Giving Campaign On Schedule

The Sheridan Senior Center's annual Holiday Spirit Campaign is halfway to its goal of $43,000 just about halfway into the fundraiser. Senior Center Development Director Rindy West.

Wyoming's 'Call of the Wild' Premieres Dec. 31

A reality TV series from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aimed at getting kids into the outdoors, titled Call of the Wild, will premiere this Saturday, Dec. 31, according to the Game and Fish.