Archive - Jul 8, 2011 - News

WYDOT Announces I-90 Closure South of Sheridan

A landslide south of Sheridan on I-90 has forced WYDOT to close the Interstate beginning Saturday. (Photo Courtesy of WYDOT)

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that beginning Saturday July, 9th, Interstate 90 will be closed at the Meade Creek exit to west bound traffic due to landslides. A media release issued by WYDOT states that the slides are part of a current construction project.

Sheridan County Moves Forward With Changes to Quarry Regulations

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Sheridan County Moves Forward With Changes to Quarry Regulations

Per the request of the Sheridan County Commissioners, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved amendments to the County rules and regulations pertaining to quarry permits.

Governor and Feds Agree in Principal on Wolf Management

From Left to Right: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead met Thursday in Cheyenne with Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe.

Hot Temps Mean Warm Pets

Warm weather can be extremely dangerous for pets.

Five minutes or less is all it takes to reach dangerous temperatures for your dog or cat if left inside a vehicle, even if the windows are left partially open and you're parked in the shade. Veterinarian Dr.

Story Hatchery Open House Saturday

Tours of the Story Fish Hatchery will be given this Saturday.

After reopening and dedication ceremonies Wednesday, the Story Fish Hatchery will be hosting an open house this Saturday, July 9, to showcase renovations and upgrades to the facility.

Big Horn Mountain Festival This Weekend in Buffalo

The Seventh Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival begins Friday and runs through Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo.

Jo Co Recycle Board Disagrees With City, County

Members of the Johnson County Recycle Board addressed both city and county officials at the County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday, letting both know they disagreed with a recent bill submitted to the board, and urging both entities to cooperate on the new recycling center project.

Buffalo May Have Buyer For Old Police Radio Consoles

Buffalo Police Lieutenant Andy Tkach, filling in for Police Chief Mike Chapman, reported to the City Council that an interested party had approached the department seeking to purchase the old police radio/dispatch consoles, once the new justice center is functional.

At Least One Use of New DUI Law Locally

Wyoming's new DUI law is just a week old, but Sheridan police have put it to use during last weekend's three-day holiday. Detective Lt. Chris Dahmke says that the law has been used in at least one DUI arrest.