Archive - Oct 3, 2012 - News

Absentee Balloting Picking Up Momentum

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Absentee voting has been busy in Sheridan County. (Photo by Ron Richter)

It's been a week since registered voters in Wyoming have been able to request absentee ballots for next month's General Election. Sheridan County Elections Supervisor Brenda Kekich says that they've been pretty busy.

Buffalo Council Approves Street Closure For Monster March

At Tuesday's meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved a request from Angela Jarvis with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce to close Main Street for the annual Halloween Monster March.

Johnson County Considers Mower For Mikesell/Potts

Johnson County's Commissioners considered a request from County Sanitarian Rick Durfee to purchase a zero-turn mower for the county-run Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area at Lake DeSmet.

Former Councilman Gerard's Case Bound To District Court

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Justin Gerard, former Buffalo City Councilman, had his preliminary hearing Wednesday at the Campbell County Courthouse in Gillette. The state's case was found to have probable cause, and the case to be bound over to District Court for further proceedings.

There'll be a Write-In Candidate for House District 30

Pete Schoonmaker will run for the State House District 30 seat as a write-in candidate. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan resident Pete Schoonmaker, who's the President and CEO of Summit Gas Resources, made it known Wednesday that he'll be running for the Wyoming House District 30 seat as a write-in candidate.

Commissioners Make House District 30 Appointment

Kathy Coleman shortly after being appointed by County Commissioners to fill the unexpired term of Jon Botten, who recently resigned from his House District 30 position. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday to make an appointment to fill the vacancy of the House District 30 seat that was caused by Jon Botten's resignation.

Sheridan High School Homecoming

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Sheridan High School Homecoming is in full swing this week as the Broncs gear up to take on the Laramie Plainsmen this Friday on Homer Scott Field. The school is a buzz with festivities this week as students share school spirit and crazy fashion.

Multiple Flu Cases Confirmed in Sheridan County

Flu season seems to have hit Sheridan County early this year.

Morning Scare Yields No Bear

Game and Fish officials, along with local law enforcement, responded to a report that a bear was in town this morning behind the Heritage Towers, near the YMCA. Tim Thomas, with the Game and Fish said no bear was found and emergency responders stepped down after an hour-long search.

Gov. Mead Discusses Lake DeSmet

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, joined Public Pulse host, Kim Love, on Tuesday. Love asked the governor if he wanted to weigh in on the Lake DeSmet issue involving the disparities between Sheridan and Johnson counties regarding a 99-year water lease agreement with the Game and Fish.