Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 10th

Wildfire Takes Pasture From Livestock, Ranchers

Horses graze in a pasture singed by the southeastern Montana fires complex. The fire is expected to be contained today. (Photo courtesy of Incident Management Team))

The southeastern Montana complex of fires has created a debacle for ranchers in the area.

First Interstate Bank Takes Supplies For Fire Victims

Highway 212 yields a blackened landscape due to the southern Montana complex of fires. (Incident Management Team photo)

First Interstate Bank has initiated a collection effort to help wildfire victims start to re-build their lives after their homes and communities were devastated by a complex of fires in southern Montana.

BDA's Main Street Market Kicks Off Wednesday In Buffalo

The Buffalo Downtown Association (BDA)'s summertime staples of the Main Street Market and Alive After Five Car Cruise will begin this year's run Wednesday in Buffalo.

Habitat for Humanity Nets $60K

Habitat for Humanity of the Big Horns got a huge boost from a fellow nonprofit organization last week.

County Board And City Council Appointments Approved

Scott Madsen

Various board and council positions were officially filled at last week's Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commission meetings.

Johnson County Approves Construction Of Fuel Station

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners gave the go-ahead to construct the county's proposed fuel station.

July 9th

The Clowns are Coming

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The Clowns are Coming

A new addition to this year's Sheridan Wyo Rodeo is the annual Rodeo Clown Reunion, where retired rodeo clowns from all over the country will spend a good part of this week taking in the events. Rodeo Board Chairman Zane Garstad.

Southeastern Montana Wildfire Complex Almost Out

The Ash Creek fire lines held up against higher temperatures and lower humidity over the weekend.

Street Dance and Minors

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Street Dance and Minors

Sheridan Wyo Rodeo week is officially underway and the first of four PRCA rodeo performances is set to kick off this Wednesday night at the fairgrounds. While there are many events throughout rodeo week that are geared for all ages, one event in particular isn't necessarily kid friendly.

Fourth Judicial District Judge For Buffalo Appointed

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming's Fourth Judicial District (Sheridan and Johnson Counties) now has a second District Judge that will be seated in Buffalo/Johnson County.
Governor Matt Mead announced Friday that he appointed William Edelman as the Fourth Judicial District Judge for Johnson County.