Archive - Nov 6, 2012 - News

Hicks, Hawley and Long Win Races in Johnson County

Unofficial results for the races in Johnson County have been released.

In somewhat of a surprise in the Buffalo City Council race, Dave Long received 992 votes, ahead of Bill Hawley with 882 and Scott Madsen with 867. Long will replace Madsen on the council, and Hawley will retain his seat.

Getting Out the Native Vote: Reservation youth knock on doors

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From left to right, Micah Lott, Jenea Mandan, Steven Carpenter and Rauni Spute canvass door-to-door among houses in Riverton, Wyoming. The four are members of RezAction, a Wind River Indian Reservation advocacy organization that has worked urgently to increase turnout in this year’s election. (Ron Feemster/WyoFile — click to enlarge)

By Ron Feemster, WyoFile.com

RIVERTON — Micah Lott and Jenea Mandan, a pair of teenagers raised on the Wind River Indian Reservation, knock on the door of a modest wooden home in Beaver Creek, a small development on a barren rise just south of Riverton.

Montana Woman Charged With Prostitution in Sheridan

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A media release issued by the Sheridan Police Department states that 29-year-old Sarah Stem from Bozeman, Montana was arrested for Prostitution and Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana.

No New News On DeSmet

The Sheridan County Commissioners said this morning they're waiting for word from Johnson County before they can proceed forward with Lake DeSmet negotiations. The commissioners previously chose one of two proposals that would entail one county buying out the other county's interests in the lake.

SD#2 Approves $50K for SEEDA Study Redo

The Sheridan County School District #2 board of trustees approved a request from Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Chair, Dr. Paul Young, for an additional $50,000 in grant funds to build upon a Target Industries Study from 2007.

Dayton Town Council Endorses Drip System

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Dayton Town Council has again arranged for its residents to take preventative measures to prevent their household water pipes from freezing this winter. Mayor, Bob Wood, explains.

Johnson County Commission Meeting Changed To Wednesday

Johnson County's Commissioners have moved their regular meeting from today to tomorrow, Wednesday November 7th because of the election happening today.

Buffalo Council To File Grant Application For Pipeline

At their meeting Tuesday afternoon, Buffalo's City Council will discuss and likely approve Resolution No. 1349 which will allow the city to pursue further funding for the NW Water Pipeline Project from the Wyoming Water Development Commission, or WWDC.