Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 8th

Vincent Scott Sentencing

26-year-pld Sheridan resident Vincent Scott was sentenced on numerous charges Friday in District Court.

26-year-old Sheridan resident Vincent Scott was sentenced Friday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Last year in October, after a four-day trial, Scott was found guilty of three felonies and three misdemeanors.

Recycling Center Building: Back to the Drawing Board

From left: Grizzly Engineering's Brent Bennett and Jake Wright, John Gibbs, Scott Pehringer, Smokey Wildeman and Skip Hancock.

The joint Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center building that is in the drawing stages was sent back to the engineers for changes by the Johnson County Commission at a meeting Wednesday.

Government Shutdown Wouldn't Have Closed VAMC's

With a possible Government shutdown looming, VA Medical Centers will remain open.

The Veterans Administration Medical Center in Sheridan announced Friday that all VA Medical Centers and Clinics would not have been affected by the potential government shut down.

Dr. Paul Young Receives Award

NWCCD President, Dr. Paul Young

Northern Wyoming Community College District President Dr. Paul Young is in Seattle, Washington this weekend for a Phi Theta Kappa annual convention.

Buffalo Car Crash Under Investigation

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman

A car crash that happened Thursday afternoon in Buffalo claimed the life of an elderly woman and sent another individual to the hospital with injuries, according to Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman.

April 7th

Litigation Likely In Response To Council's Decision

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The Sheridan City Council voted to not grant the pay raises for 6 firefighters with Sheridan Fire Rescue.

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting over the noon hour Thursday regarding a grievance filed by the Local International Association of Firefighters Union.

Open House Held for Draft Water Study Report

The fourth and final public open house on the Sheridan Supplemental Supply Study was held Thursday night in Sheridan.

Paper Cranes for a Good Cause

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Students from both Meadowlark and Highland Park Elementary schools took part in a unique fundraising effort Thursday.

Students from Meadowlark and Highland Park Elementary Schools in Sheridan joined forces Thursday to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

PRBRC Collects Old Electronics

Unused electronics can be recycled and refurbished, with proceeds to benefit the Youth Conservation program through the Powder RiIver Basin Resource Council.

A new recycling program for electronics is now available in the Sheridan area, according to the Powder River Basin Resource Council.

Alternative Forages Topic of Presentation in Buffalo

Blaine Horn, UW Extension Educator

The University of Wyoming's Cooperative Extension Service presented a seminar Thursday night in Buffalo with the topic of discussion being alternative forages that producers can use for extending their grazing season and different ways they can improve hay production.