Archive - Mar 7, 2011 - News

March is Disability Awareness Month

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Monday morning Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey read a proclamation on the front steps of City Hall proclaiming March as Disability Awareness Month in Sheridan. Over 20 clients from RENEW were on hand for the event, which included the ringing of the bell in front of City Hall.

Native Americans Invited to Auditions

In January, we reported that the cable television network A & E is getting set to film a pilot series called “Longmire,” based upon the mystery novels written by Ucross resident Craig Johnson. Integral to the story lines are Native Americans, including the major character of Henry Standing Bear.

Poll Question: Rising Gas Prices

The continuing turmoil in the Middle East, especially those countries with whom the United States has oil agreements, has triggered gas station owners around America to raise their prices at the pump.

Crime Victims' Bill of Rights

Victim Advocate Rhonda Weber, as a representative of the Sheridan Advocacy & Resource Center, was a guest on the Thursday edition of Public Pulse. The focus of her visit was to discuss crime victims' rights.

Representative Botten Reflects on His First Session

Today we begin a series with State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter recently sat down with the Representative to get his thoughts on his first legislative session.

City Council To Hear Subdivision Request and Financial Update

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The Sheridan City Council will address a request to re-subdivide 7.2 acres of the Sugarland South addition. The request is from the owners of the Albertsons shopping center development and it would create four lots out of two existing lots for possible future commercial development.

Buffalo Council Approves Street Name Change

The Johnson County Fire District approached the City of Buffalo with a request for a name change on the city street where the fire district is located.

Buffalo Chamber Attends RMI Roundup

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis recently attended the Rocky Mountain International, or RMI Roundup in Rapid City, S.D. to promote Buffalo and the entire Powder River Country to prospective vacationers from around the world.

Report to the Community

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It was the 3rd Annual Salvation Army Awards Dinner held Saturday night at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, but it was also an evening set aside to give a report back to our community on the work the Salvation Army has done in the past year.

One Way to Cure Cabin Fever

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There’s more than one way to cure cabin fever and that’s by going to a craft bazaar.  The 13th annual “Spring Fling” craft show was held Saturday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds and shoppers came out by the droves.