Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 8th

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.

July 7th

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.

New Details Released on the 4th of July Shooting in Sheridan

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Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle

New information has been released regarding the incident that happened this past Monday night in Sheridan that ended in a Sheridan Police Officer fatally shooting 23-year-old Jesse Salveson. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details:

Hospital to Pursue Designs for Two Possible Projects

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

July 6th

Story Hatchery Reopens with Celebration Wednesday

Scott Talbot, Director of the Wyoming Game and Fish, and State Senator John Schiffer address the crowd at the reopening of the Story Fish Hatchery on Wednesday.

Citizens, current and former employees and state and local dignitaries were on hand Wednesday afternoon to help celebrate the Story Fish Hatchery's reopening.

Jo Co School District Will Use Grant for Reader

Dr. Rod Kessler

A Federal grant awarded to the Johnson County School District has been earmarked for a reader program at Clear Creek Middle School.