Archive - Apr 2012 - News

April 18th

First National Bank To Become First Northern Bank

First National Bank of Buffalo, Sheridan and Gillette will soon change its name to First Northern Bank, with branches in each community.
The change is scheduled to happen July 1 of this year.

Colorado Man Found in the Big Horns Died of Exposure

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The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that an autopsy performed on 33-year-old Felipe De Jesus Aragon shows that he died of hypothermia that was brought on by exposure to the elements.

Strongman Competition Coming To Wyoming

Crossfit, P90X, Mixed Martial arts; the new, innovative workouts are all the rage these days, and this July there will be another way to grunt, flex and lift things in Wyoming.

April 17th

EPA Wants Full Review Of Ore. Coal-Export Project

Seattle (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency wants the Army Corps of Engineers to do a thorough review of the impacts of exporting U.S. coal through Northwest ports.

SFR to Implement Extensive Fire Preplan Program

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In an effort to better their response to fires, Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be expanding their Fire Preplan program to include all of the commercial buildings within the City of Sheridan. Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains.

Cloud Peak School Breaks Ground Tuesday

Buffalo's newest school, Cloud Peak Elementary, had its official groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the school site at what will become 100 Conrad Street.

Revenues Continue to Lag for City of Sheridan

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It appears that it's going to be another tough budget season for the City of Sheridan as City Treasurer Jennifer Reed explains that ten months into the fiscal year, the numbers continue to be lower than last year at this time.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tonight

The Powder River Basin Resource Council is hosting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival today at Centennial Theatre at 4:30 and 7: 15 tonight. There will be a selection of foreign and domestic independent films focused on environmental issues.

RMI Falls Short Of Goal, Johnson County Gives More Funds

The effort to bring the Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup to Buffalo has raised the majority of the money needed to put on the event, but was still in need of $4,300 to cover expenses as of Tuesday morning.

Buffalo, Johnson County Drop USDA Grant/Loan For SW Quad

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery told the city council at their meeting Tuesday that the application for the USDA Grant/Loan for the SW Quadrant Infrastructure Project has been withdrawn.

He explains the decision.