Archive - Aug 2011 - News

August 30th

Buffalo Investigating Second Raw Water Well

Buffalo's City Council

The City of Buffalo is considering digging a second raw water well near the existing well it already has west of town. The city is looking at expanding its raw water irrigation capacity and using the well as a backup for city drinking water if necessary.

Buffalo, Jo Co sign MOU For Fire Mitigation in Mosier Gulch

Map of Mosier Gulch burn areas

Fire mitigation in Mosier Gulch west of Buffalo will begin later this fall, after a Memorandun of Understanding, or MOU was signed between the City of Buffalo, Johnson County, the Bureau of Land Management and private landowners in the area.

August 29th

Wilson Trust Property May Get a Makeover

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The City of Sheridan intends to purchase the Wilson Land Trust property and lease it to the YMCA.

The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution authorizing submission of a grant application to the Wyoming Business Council that would allow for the City to purchase the Wilson Trust Property and lease it to the Sheridan County YMCA.

North Main Celebration

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Hundreds were on hand Monday for the community celebration on North Main being opened.

Hundreds turned out Monday for a community celebration commemorating the opening of North Main in Sheridan.

City to Apply for Funding for Commercial Park Infrastructure

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

Plans to develop the 56.9 acres of Sheridan Commercial Park land in southeast Sheridan continue to move forward as the City will apply for state funds for improvements to the area. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Author to Present Whitney Books Wednesday

Whitney Benefits will present its recently released books that detail the history of its foundation and its founder this Wednesday night at 7 pm at Sheridan College's CTEL center. Sam Western, author of both books, will give the presentation.

Miss Wyoming's Outstanding Teen

Miss Wyoming's Outstanding Teen 2011, Montana Sanners of Lander, was named one of five finalists for the Teens In Action Award at the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando. The award went to Miss Utah's Outstanding Teen, but Montana did receive the American Spirit Award.

Revenue Committee: Keep Ag Land Designation As Is

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee held meetings last week in Buffalo.

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee met in Buffalo Thursday and Friday to discuss a number of tax issues and decide whether new legislation should be drafted concerning those issues.

New Buffalo /Jo Co Recycling Center Open But No Power

Buffalo's new Recycling Center.

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center still has no power, but they are taking materials and have been since late last week.

Buffalo/JoCo Justice Center Open House September 8

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center

The new Buffalo/Johnson County Criminal Justice Center is nearly complete and ready for both the Buffalo Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office to occupy, but there are a few minor projects that need to be completed beforehand.