Archive - Jun 2012 - News

June 26th

Sheridan County Needs New Planning/Zoning Commissioner

County Commissioners Chairman, Mike Nickel, appeared on Public Pulse last week on Newstalk 930, KROE, and announced there's still an opening for a Planning and Zoning Commissioner to advise the county commissioners regarding the physical development of the county.

JCSD1 Board Member Recognizes Debate, Choir Students

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees worked through a light agenda with a number of district administration personnel gone for various reasons.

June 25th

Mead Requests Disaster Declaration for Drought Conditions

Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has requested that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, issue an agricultural disaster declaration for all of Wyoming, with the exception of Teton County.

WHP Releases Info On Fatal Crash Near Buffalo

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released information on a fatal crash that occurred Saturday on Interstate 90 in Johnson County near the Piney Creek interchange.

Wyoming Requests Waiver From U.S. Dept. of Education

Last week, the Wyoming Department of Education petitioned the U.S. Secretary of Education to waive nationally established educational requirements.

Lexie Madden Crowned Miss Wyoming

Lexie Madden, from Goshen County, was crowned as the next Miss Wyoming Saturday in Sheridan. Madden is the first candidate from Goshen County to win the statewide crown, and will travel on to the Miss America pageant.

Decker Coal Looks to Export to Asia

Last week we told you about how Decker Coal is looking to increase production for domestic sales and that they also have their sites set on getting into the export market to Asia.

Long Term Water Supply Meeting is This Week

Project Manager for EnTech Engineering Dave Engels.

This Wednesday in Sheridan there will be a public meeting on long term water supply that will be hosted by the Wyoming Water Development Commission and EnTech Engineering.

Buffalo's Two Newest Officers Sworn In

Brice and Kyle Johnson are Sworn as Buffalo's newest police officers.

At last week's City Council meeting, the two newest police officers to join the Buffalo PD, Brice and Kyle Johnson, were sworn into their positions by Municipal Judge Mary Hupy.

Gatchell Living History Day Busier This Year

This year's Jim Gatchell Museum Living History Day was Saturday in Buffalo and it was busier than it has been the last few years, according to Museum Director John Gavin.