Archive - May 2012 - News

May 18th

History Radio AM 1700 Targets Visitors To Local Area

The Buffalo Downtown Association, the Johnson County Tourism Association, and Oldies 105.9 have partnered to bring a new tool to Buffalo to help get information on local history and events to travelers and visitors to the area.

County Board Openings Provide Opportunity To Serve

It's open season for candidates to file for city, county and state elected positions.

May 17th

Free Spay/Neuters This Weekend

The Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue is having its second annual community-wide spay/neuter event this weekend.

BLM Hosts Horse Adoption In Riverton

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm are holding a wild horse and burro adoption this weekend in Riverton.

Capitol Building Security Questioned

A security assessment of the State Capitol building in Cheyenne questions the state's ability to respond to or prevent a violent incident.

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

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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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

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.

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.