Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 30th

High Country Lakes to be Stocked With Fish Via Helio

(Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Game and Fish)
(Photo Courtesy of Wyoming Game and Fish)

If head up to one of the mountain lakes in the Cloud Peak Wilderness today or tomorrow, you might encounter some low-flying helicopters.

Johnson County Fair For Monday: Horses, Cats, Pets

Today at the Johnson County Fair in Buffalo will be the Horse Show, Cat Show, Pocket Pets and many more events.

Starting the day off will be the Horse Show beginning at 8am.
4-H Interview judging begins at 8:30.
Open Class Exhibit Judging starts at 9am.
Cat judging starts at 9 o'clock.

JCSD1 Board Reminded Of Election Filing Period

Dr. Rod Kessler

At their meeting July 25, the Johnson County School District One Board Of Trustees were reminded by Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler of the upcoming Election Filing Period if they wish to serve another term on the board.

July 29th

This Week's Poll Question

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In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado, “Movie Theater Massacre” in which twelve movie goers were killed and 58 injured, the debate continues: Should we have stricter gun control laws or do we continue to protect the rights of gun owners.

36th Annual Dayton Days

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It was the 36th annual Dayton Days, four days of celebration held every year in Dayton. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went out Saturday to to see what was going on.

Busy Weekend for Firefighters

The hills near Acme are scorched after a fire that was started late Saturday night burned off and on throughout Sunday.
The hills near Acme are scorched after a fire that was started late Saturday night burned off and on throughout Sunday.

A fire that started late Saturday night near Acme due to lightning from thunderstorms appeared to be contained early Sunday afternoon before a strong thunderstorm producing 50 mph winds moved through the area causing the fire to flare up violently.

Two Fires Currently Burning In Sheridan County. !UPDATED!

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Sheridan Media has learned that there are two fires currently burning in Sheridan County. The fires are located near Wyarno and Acme. According to Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch crews have contained the Acme fire and are on the scene at the Wyarno fire.

Johnson County Fair Opens Today In Buffalo

The 2012 Johnson County Fair begins today at the fairgrounds in Buffalo and will continue through this week, wrapping up next Sunday, August 5th.

Fabric and Fashion judging began on Friday but competitions start today with the Dog Show at 8am.

Cloud Peak Energy Receives Good Neighbor Award

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Cloud Peak Energy Receives Good Neighbor Award

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. has announced that they've received a national Good Neighbor Ward from the Office of Surface Mining and the National Mining Association.

Suicide Intervention Skills Workshop Coming To Sheridan

A two-day workshop in Sheridan called Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, known by the acronym ASIST, is coming to Sheridan Sept. 14 and 15.