Archive - Oct 2012 - News

October 29th

Summer Tourism Numbers Up According to Buffalo Chamber

Angela Jarvis

At a recent Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Chamber Director Angela Jarvis reported that numbers of tourists and Lodging Tax dollars have both increased in 2012 over 2011 numbers, and that is welcome news to everyone in the community, especially local businesses, she said.

Public Meetings On Lake DeSmet Coming Tuesday

The first public meetings concerning water rights and other issues between Johnson and Sheridan Counties and the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition will be held Tuesday in both communities.

Fire Less than an Acre Burns in Bighorn National Forest

Fire Less than an Acre Burns in Bighorn National Forest

Authorities first received a report of smoke on Saturday coming from the Bighorn Mountains. The source was a small fire burning, about 1/10th of an acre in size, in a remote location one mile west of the Horseshoe Ranch.

BHSU Student and Gillette Native Found Dead in Residence Hall

BHSU Student and Gillette Native Found Dead in Residence Hall

Spearfish police say there is no foul play suspected in the death of a Black Hills State University student found dead in his residence hall.

BHSU says the body of Nicholas Bazemore, of Gillette, Wyo., was found in his residence hall Sunday night.

Sheridan College Hosts Seminar on Molestation Prevention

In light of recent events involving the abduction and molestation of a young girl in Wyoming, Sheridan College is hosting a community workshop about keeping kids safe from sexual abuse.

Library Showcases State's Paranormal Activity

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is having a festive informational hour Tuesday night at 7 titled “Paranormal Activity in Wyoming.”

Pheasant Season Starts This Weekend

There's excitement in the air this week as spor tsmen clean their guns, stock up on ammo, and talk excitedly to their hunting dogs. Information specialist for the Game and Fish Department, Warren Mischke, clues us in to what all the bustle is about.

October 28th

Wardens ID Poaching Suspects

Wildlife officials say they have identified four people suspected of poaching four moose near Hudson earlier this month.

GM of the Year

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Sheridan Country Kitchen GM Ryan Buchanan has won GM of the year. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Country Kitchen in Sheridan General Manager Ryan Buchanan has received the 2012 General Manager of the Year Award, which quite an accomplishment considering there are approximately 55 Country Kitchens across the United States.

Sheridan Housing Market Follows National Trends

(Photo by Tracee Davis)

National news agencies are reporting slightly lower unemployment rates and a modest improvement in the economy this quarter.