Archive - May 2011 - News

May 12th

Local Businesses, People Recognized By Chamber

Angela Jarvis

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce presented local businesses and business people with framed certificates of recognition for their outstanding efforts in customer service and hospitality.

Buffalo Luncheon Focuses on Mental, Holistic Health

Haley Drake

At this month's Buffalo Chamber Luncheon Wednesday, the topics were mental health and substance addiction and the stigmas attached to them; and holistic health and the hidden toxins in food and other consumer products.

Jo Co HazMat Collection Day Saturday

Clean out your homes and ranches of unwanted pesticides, paint and other such waste at the annual Hazardous Material Collection Day this Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

May 11th

School District 1 Celebrates Student Accomplishments & Retirees

District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish acknowledges District retirees at the May 10th District 1 board meeting. Belish herself will retire in June of this year. (photo courtesy Cheryl Peterson)

The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees held a celebration of sorts at their meeting last night on the Big Horn side of the district.

Finley Initial Appearance in Circuit Court

Sheridan County Courthouse

24-year-old Jamison Finley of Sheridan made his Initial Appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon.

Budget Work Session: Revenues and One-Cent Funds

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Optional one-cent funding may be down a bit this year.

The first of what is to be many upcoming budget work sessions was held Tuesday by the City of Sheridan. The work session focused on revenues from various taxes that make up the City's general fund budget.

Travel and Tourism Director Visits Buffalo

Diane Shober, Wyoming Travel&Tourism Director

Diane Shober, Travel and Tourism Director for the State of Wyoming, was in Buffalo Tuesday night to help celebrate the town being selected as one of five pilot communities to help host National Travel and Tourism Week in Wyoming.

Buffalo's Garden Club Annual Plant Sale Saturday

Town and Country Garden Club will have its 55th Annual Plant Sale and Bake Sale this Saturday in Buffalo.

May 10th

Update: Suspect Arrested Tuesday Afternoon

18-year-old Riley Larkins was arrested early Tuesday afternoon for his role in an incident involving a gun Monday night.

At about 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, 18-year-old Riley Larkins was located and arrested, says Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle.

City Offering Voluntary Buyouts

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The City of Sheridan is once again offering voluntary buyouts for employees this year.

The City of Sheridan is once again offering full-time employees voluntary buyouts this year. The City is looking to reduce payroll by approximately $300,000 to $400,000 to help with the projected $1.6 million shortfall in the 2012 general fund budget.