Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 12th

Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration

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Author Sam Western addresses the crowd at the 3rd annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration Monday night.

Mother Nature didn't put a damper on the 3rd annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration Monday night at Whitney Commons Park. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Buffalo Approves Contract for City Shop Power

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook brought a new contract from Rocky Mountain Power to the city council for their approval last week.

Buffalo Council Tables Payment for Recycle Board

After members of the Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Joint Powers Board discussed concerns with the Johnson County Commissioners and members of the Buffalo City Council last week, they made a request of the county and city to help pay for a $4,000 engineering bill and a new heating system for the new recycling center.

Buffalo Council Will Not Fund Survey of Park Lane

The Buffalo City Council, at last week's meeting, voted to not fund a survey of a strip of land on Park Lane in west Buffalo.

July 11th

3rd Annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration set for Monday

An event will honor soldiers and veterans this evening at the 3rd annual Powder River Let 'Er Buck Celebration at Whitney Park. Coordinator for Whitney Benefits, Janet Austin, says that the event will include a wide array of guests and happenings.

Poll Question: Rocky Mountain or SFR?

Who provides emergency medical service to Sheridan residents is yet to be decided.

For the past few months, the Sheridan City Council has been working to determine whether or not to contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance, or to contract with Sheridan Fire Rescue to provide ambulance services within the City.

Women's Self-Defense Course this week in Buffalo

Francene Russell of Empower Wyoming.

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a self-defense course for women this week in Buffalo, with the help of some highly-trained and experienced instructors from Los Angeles.

Big Horn Mountain Fest Draws Hundreds to Buffalo

The band 'Notorious' plays at the Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo.

The Seventh Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival took place in Buffalo over the weekend, drawing an estimated 1,500 people from all over the country to enjoy the three-day music celebration.

JCHC Board Votes to Stay Tier 2 WISE Provider

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

The Board of Trustees for the Johnson County Healthcare Center voted at last week's meeting to remain a Tier 2 Provider for the WISE Provider Network.

July 10th

Boot Kick-Off Tradition Still Strong

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Aiden Vilhauer rounds his barrel and finished first in the 7-8 year-old division of the Stick Horse Barrel Race.

The front lawn at Sheridan College was full as hundreds attended the traditional Boot Kick-Off which marks the beginning of rodeo week in Sheridan. Linda St. Clair explains the new location.