Archive - May 17, 2012 - News

Lightening Starts Forest Fire Near Dayton

A fire started by lightening Wednesday night has eaten up at least two acres of forest west of Dayton.

SAWS Chooses Entech as Consultant for Phase II Water Study

Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger and SAWS Administrator Rod Liesinger

The Sheridan Supplemental Water Supply Level II Phase One study recommended that the Sheridan Area Water Supply, or SAWS system look at possibly acquiring Sawmill Reservoir and purchasing shares of Park Reservoir to address long term water supply needs.

New Sheridan Police Officer Sworn In

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Kyle Grammens was sworn in as the newest member of the Sheridan Police Department Wednesday.

Council Chambers at Sheridan City Hall was the site of a ceremony to swear in a new member of the Sheridan Police Department. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Candidate Filing Period is Underway

Candidate Filing Period is Underway

This year is an election year, and the candidate filing period is now underway for those looking to get into City, County or State government. Sheridan County Elections Director Brenda Kekich has this bit of information for prospective candidates.

Annual Habitat Garage Sale This Weekend in Buffalo

Habitat For Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns will have their 2012l Habitat Garage Sale beginning tonight and going through Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Botton Will Not Seek Reelection for House Seat

Sheridan County legislator Jon Botton announced via a media release that he is not seeking reelection to the Wyoming House of Representatives House District 30 seat.

Great Lakes Has More Landing Trouble

Great Lakes Airlines has had three incidents involving malfunctioning landing gear in the past week.

Judge Fenn Sentences Gillette Woman In Drug Case

Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock

Allison Marie Osborne of Gillette was sentenced by Judge John Fenn in Fourth Judicial District Court in Buffalo Monday after pleading guilty to two counts of delivery of prescription medication.

Buffalo Chamber Hosts Awards Luncheon Wednesday

Angela Jarvis at the 2012 Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce held their second annual Awards Luncheon Wednesday at the Occidental Hotel's Virginian Restaurant.

5K/10K Walk/Run Is This Weekend

First-year nursing students at Sheridan College are sponsoring a 5 or 10-K walk or run Saturday. Laura Lunt, a certified nursing assistant at the hospital and nursing student, explains how the students chose why to sponsor the event.