Archive - May 2012 - News

May 3rd

Johnson County Terminates Lease On Airport Hangar

During their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners voted to terminate the lease agreement for the “White Hangar” at the Johnson County Airport.

Madden Elaborates on Proposed Drug Test For Unemployment

State legislator, Mike Madden, appeared on Public Pulse on KROE 930 AM with Kim Love on Wednesday and provided more information on legislation that will be introduced in future sessions in Cheyenne.

Gatchell Museum In Buffalo Opens For Season Saturday

Jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo

After spending the winter building new exhibits, modifying some others and preparing the buildings for this season's visitors, the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo will open for the season this Saturday.

May 2nd

Early Mother's Day Violet Sale

The Sheridan African Violet Club is hosting its annual sale at St. Peter's Parish Friday and Saturday.

Wyoming Snowpack Down to 45 Percent of Average

Wyoming Snowpack Down to 45 Percent of Average

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's snowpack pack is now down to 45 percent of average, compared with 152 percent of average at this time last year. The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper says all of the state's basins are below average this week.

Car/Bicycle Accident Results In Minor Injuries To Child

BPD Acting Police Chief Jason Carder

A child riding a bicycle to school was slightly injured Wednesday morning when a vehicle hit the child, and the Buffalo Police Department is looking for the vehicle and the driver.

Embezzler Sentenced in District Court

40-year-old Clearmont resident Camie Paumer was sentenced to 4 to 7 years in prison Tuesday.

40-year-old Clearmont resident Camie Paumer was sentenced Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Johnson County Awards Cobecon Contract For Insurance

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, awarded the contract to provide administrative services for employee healthcare to Cobecon.

Greenhouse Project Seeks Green Funds

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Greenhouse Project in Sheridan is seeking public donations to fund a landscaping project to complete the exterior of their new, four-cottage facility. The whole bill for the yard work and supplies totals about $27,000, and $16,000 have already been raised.

Sheridan Coalition Aims to Increase Psych Care

The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hoping to bring community care providers together to raise awareness and exchange ideas about how to provide comprehensive mental health care with the county's limited resources.