Archive - Aug 2011 - News

Buffalo Council Holds Meeting on ACT Franchise Agreement

A special meeting was called by the Mayor of the City of Buffalo and City Attorney Ben Kirven to have a second reading on Ordinance No. 1349, which will grant a franchise agreement to Advanced Communications Technology, Inc. to provide high-speed fiber-optic technology to the City of Buffalo.

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State Legislators: More Study Needed on Proposed Caylee's Law

State Legislators: More Study Needed on Proposed Caylee's Law

The Wyoming State Legislatures Joint Judiciary Interim Committee is meeting in Sundance this week to hear testimony on a number of different issues including the proposed Caylee's Law. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Summer Hours Wrapping Up at Trails End

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Summer Hours Wrapping Up at Trails End

Summer hours for the Trail End Historic Site in Sheridan will be drawing to a close real soon. Site Superintendent Cynde Georgen explains the new hours and the extended hours this Labor Day weekend.

SCSD No. 1 Implementing Common Core

SCSD1 Superintendent Marty Kobza

As Sheridan County School District No. 1 settles into the new school year, one thing they will focus on will be implementing a Common Core Curriculum, in an effort to make sure all students are given every chance to improve in areas where they might struggle.

Motorcycle Accident North of Gillette Results in Fatality

Motorcycle Accident North of Gillette Results in Fatality

A one person motorcycle accident late Monday afternoon 42 miles north of Gillette on WYO 59 resulted in the death of 28-year-old Ryan Coates of Gillette. Wyoming Highway Patrol Sergeant Stephen Townsend explains the events that led to the fatal crash.

Economics Plays a Role in BHMC Director Position

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Sheridan County Commissioner and Big Horn Mountain Coalition President Mike Nickel

The Big Horn Mountain Coalition made the decision to eliminate the Executive Director position for this current fiscal year. The position was held by Trish Ullery-Whitaker.

Library Receives $6,000 Donation for Purchase of New Books, Reception for Donor Tomorrow

Just a couple weeks as an exchange student in Sheridan almost 40 years ago was all it took for Akiro Sakai to fall in love with the area.

Blast at Wyo Oil Production Site Kills 3 Workers

CHEYENNE (AP) - An oil company spokesman says an explosion at a Wyoming oil storage site has killed three workers.

NW Wyoming Watches for New Wildfires

Firefighters in northwest Wyoming remain on alert for new wildfires after thousands of lightning strikes hit the area over the weekend.

Possible Issues with Buffalo's Wastewater Plant

Buffalo's new wastewater treatment plant

The City of Buffalo has found some possible issues with their new wastewater treatment plant, which has been finished less than a year.