Archive - Jun 13, 2012 - News

Neighbor Helps Contain Fire On North Heights

Sheridan firemen were called to North Heights Avenue Tuesday afternoon to extinguish a residential fire. Dustin Shaw, an observant neighbor, saw the flames and notified the homeowner of the situation.

Deadline To Register For Kids' Bluegrass Camp Friday

Friday is the deadline to sign up for this year's Big Horn Mountain Bluegrass Camp for Kids.

The camp will be held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds July 4th through the 6th.

Search Continues For Escaped Inmate

A prisoner, James Friesen, was last seen leaving the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp in Newcastle Monday morning and has not yet been located, though there have been confirmed sightings.

Last Call for Vendors

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With the first Third Thursday Street Festival in Downtown Sheridan just over a week away, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has issued a “last call” for vendors looking for a spot at the festival.

Food Pantry Open to Help Story and Banner Residents

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A food pantry has opened in Story to help the residents of Story and Banner that may be going through difficult times in the struggling economy. Story Fire Department President Jerry Prescott.

SPD Focuses on Coffeen/Sugarland Intersection Safety

The Sheridan Police Department is emphasizing safety at the Coffeen/Sugarland Drive intersection. The most common accident at this location is someone being rear-ended at the stoplight.

JCSD1 Board Approves Employment Requests

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District 1 Board of Trustees approved employment requests for the upcoming school year.

BPD Reports To Council On Tobacco, Alcohol Compliance

Buffalo Police Sgt. Garth Nicholas, filling in for Chief Jason Carder, gave the Buffalo City Council reports concerning tobacco compliance checks that were recently done county-wide.

He told the council how the checks went.

Author Retells How Her Rapist Was Convicted After 20 Years

The author of “One Voice Raised: A Triumph Over Rape,” appeared on Public Pulse, Monday, on Newstalk 930 with Host Kim Love to tell the story of how the man who raped her was convicted after 20 years.

Sheridan's Electric Rates Projected to Remain Stable

Several areas in Wyoming are slated to see increases in their electric rates for the sixth year in a row, but luckily, Sheridan's rates are projected to remain stable.