Archive - Oct 23, 2012 - News

SEEDA to Move Forward With Grant Request

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board will move forward in negotiating with a consulting firm to put together a study focused on economic development and education. SEEDA Administrator Robert Briggs.

Celebrating 40 Years

The Powder River Basin Resource Council will be holding their annual meeting in Sheridan in early November. In addition to the meeting being educational, it is also one of the Resource Council's main fundraisers of the year and it will celebrate their 40 years in existence.

2012 Fire Season Among Worst on Record in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State Forester Bill Crapser says this past wildfire season was among the worst on record in Wyoming. Crapser estimates there were between 1,300 and 1,400 wildfires in the state that burned about 560,000 acres of state, federal and private land.

Things You Should Know Before the Election

Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Kekich busy preparing for the upcoming General Election. (Photo by Ron Richter)

With this year's General Election less than two weeks away, we thought we'd check in with Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Kekich. She explains that there are a few changes to some of the polling locations.

Climb Denali Through Photos Wednesday In Buffalo

An adventure captured through photographs and put to music will be offered Wednesday night at the Buffalo Theater.

“Denali Traverse” is a photo record of the climbing of Mount McKinley, or Denali, as the native Alaskans call it, by Sheridan native Kameron Condos and three of his friends.

Upgrades At The Library

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host a Grand Re-Opening of its Reference and Internet Computer area on Tuesday, November 13 at noon at the Library. Renovations have been supported by a lead grant from the Griffith Foundation.

Planning Commission Votes Again to Approve Holly Ponds Development No. 9

Planning Commission Votes Again to Approve Holly Ponds Development No. 9

The Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday night to approve the Holly Ponds Planned Unit Development Number 9.

Governor Mead Calls for Reduced Spending

Governor Mead Calls for Reduced Spending

The Wyoming Consensus Revenue Estimating Group - called CREG - released its latest revenue forecast Monday. The group first updated Governor Matt Mead in January when it predicted lowered forecasts for natural gas prices.

BNSF Confirms Railroad Fatality

UPDATE: 2:45

The Sheridan Police Department released the following information this afternoon via a media release:

Just after 6:00 am Tuesday morning, the Sheridan Police Department received a report from railroad dispatch that there had been an incident involving a train and a pedestrian.

Buffalo Rancher Makes Final Round of Treasurer Selection Process

The Republican Party's Central Committee in Wyoming has isolated three state treasurer candidates for final review by Governor Matt Mead, and one of the last-standing candidates hails from Johnson County.