Archive - Jul 31, 2012 - News

Governor Views Impacts of Two Wildfires

Governor Mead views the damage from the Squirrel Creek Fire. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)
The Governor talks with officials at the site of the Oil Creek Fire near Newcastle. ( Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spent Tuesday traveling to Weston and Albany Counties to get a firsthand glimpse of the devastation caused by two of the largest wildfires that have burned so far this year in Wyoming.

Private Giving to UW Exceeds $40 Million

Private giving to the University of Wyoming for the fiscal year ending June 30th exceeded 40-million dollars for the second year in a row.

Battery Citations Lead to Administrative Leave for RMA Employees

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Two employees of Rocky Mountain Ambulance have been put on administrative leave until further notice after being cited for Battery Monday. Alex Carmody and Brand Stewart were cited for allegedly injuring a 75-year-old Sheridan County man in mid July.

Johnson County Fair Results: Cat Show

The results from the 2012 Johnson County Fair Cat Show from Monday are:

No Senior Champions.
Champion Junior Cat Showman: Libby Poley.
Reserve Champion: None.

Weather Service Issues Update On The Fire West Of Buffalo

The National Weather Service issued an update on wildfires in the state this morning, including the fire west of Buffalo in the Bighorn Mountains that has been burning since Monday.

Ambre Energy Files Counterclaim On Cloud Peak Energy

Ambre Energy North America, Inc. and one of its subsidiaries, KCP, Inc., filed a counterclaim against Cloud Peak Energy, Inc. and its subsidiary, Western Minerals, LLC.

Fire OPS 101

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the International Association of Fire Fighters L276 will be hosting a Fire OPS 101 event in mid September that will involve members of the local media and elected public officials. Fire Chief Terry Lenhart explains.

Candidates Reminded to File Campaign Finance Receipt Reports

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds candidates and political entities that state law requires them to submit a campaign finance Receipt Report by Tuesday, August 14th.

Tuesday Is Sheep Day At Johnson County Fair

Every day a different livestock group is featured at the Johnson County Fair in Buffalo, and Tuesday will be sheep day.

Beginning at 8am, the 4H/FFA Market Sheep Showmanship and Junior Market Sheep show will get things started.