Archive - May 2012 - News

Rabid Skunk Found In Dayton

A skunk found on West 2nd Avenue in Dayton tested positive for rabies this week.

Cordon Sentenced In District Court On Forgery Charge

Johnson County Attorney Ken DeCock

William Cordon was sentenced in District Court Tuesday in Buffalo after previously pleading guilty to one count of Forgery and one count of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.

Sheridan Gets Second Bear Visit This Year

The 170-pound, male black bear found wandering in Sheridan city limits this morning lies sedated while a game warden watches over him. This bear is the second to visit Sheridan city limits this year. (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Game and Fish)
Game Wardens monitor the bear that was sedated after wandering into town. This bear is the second to visit Sheridan city limits this year. (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Game and Fish)

A young, 170-pound male black bear was spotted in town this morning in the equipment yard behind Prime Rate Motors.

May Was a Big Month for Tourism in Sheridan

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May was a very good month for tourism in Sheridan. (Image Courtesy of Sheridan Travel and Tourism)

A number of big events in Sheridan County during May has kicked off the local tourism season with a bang. Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker.

Sheridan County GOP Chair to Run for House District 30 Seat

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Sheridan County GOP Chair Kathy Coleman will run for the House District 30 seat. (Image Courtesy of Kathy Coleman)

Several weeks ago when State Representative Jon Botten announced that he would not seek reelection for the House District 30 seat, it opened the door for prospective candidates.

Community Events Center Next Project Says Planner

Zach Montgomery

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery said the next joint city/county project will be a community events center located just west of downtown.

JCHC OKs Premium Increases For Employee Insurance

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees voted for an increase in premiums for employee health insurance, based on a recommendation from Administrator Sandy Ward.

USFS Promotes Common Courtesy On Mountain Roads

Springtime in the Mountains around Sheridan is in full swing, and the U.S. Forest Service wants to remind outdoor adventurers to be courteous on mountain roadways.

WYDOT Road Projects Include I-90 At Powder River

Earlier this month the Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded $33 million for highway projects in the state, including a $20.3 million project on Interstate 90 east of Buffalo.

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Wyoming Community Colleges Could See $9M Cut

Wyoming Community Colleges Could See $9M Cut

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An 8-percent budget cut would cost Wyoming's seven community colleges about $9.1 million. Falling energy revenues has prompted Gov. Matt Mead to order state agencies to prepare for 8-percent budget cuts for the fiscal year that starts in July 2013.