Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 2nd

Cloud Peak Energy Acquires Youngs Creek Mining Company

Cloud Peak Energy Acquires Youngs Creek Mining Company

Cloud Peak Energy Inc., announced in a media release Monday that they've acquired the Youngs Creek Mining Company and other related coal and surface assets from Chevron USA and Consol Energy for $300 million.

Firefighters Attack New Fire in Southeastern Montana

Firefighters Attack New Fire in Southeastern Montana

Assisted by helicopters and an air-tanker, firefighters in southeastern Montana worked Monday afternoon on firing operations and line construction on the Horse Creek Fire, which is 30 miles south of Hysham, and ignited Sunday afternoon.

Fatal Crash Occurs Near Buffalo

Warren S. Brinkerhoff, 39, of Gillette, was killed in a motorcycle accident 34 miles Southwest of Buffalo in Johnson County.

Ash Creek Fire Update, New Evacuations

The Ash Creek Fire, which began 10 miles east of Lame Deer and is spreading north and east, is now 40% contained, however, it has jumped Highway 212, west of Suicide Pass, and is now moving southeast.

Albany County Residents Urged to Evacuate

Authorities are calling for evacuations in an area of southern Albany County where a fast-growing wildfire is burning through dry and dead timber.

July 1st

Council to Consider SID Assessment Tonight

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Third and final reading for the assessment ordinance regarding the Sheridan Commercial Park special improvement district #78 will be considered by the Sheridan City Council this evening. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

New Buffalo Community Theatre Group Holding Auditions

The Johnson County Arts and Humanities Council is announcing a new performing arts and community theatre group will conduct auditions for their presentation of the “Wizard Of Oz.”

The Arts and Humanities Council is sponsoring the new group to provide an outlet for fun, creative community involvement and produce quality entertainment.

Burns Elaborates On Proposed ATM Parks Donations

State legislator, Bruce Burns, is sponsoring a committee proposal to raise funds for Wyoming's state parks.

A Look at History in Story

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l-r, Patty Gingles, Karylyn Petrie, and Patty Hoover taking a closer look at historical documents.

There was a small crowd of enthusiastic listeners at the Story Women's Club Sunday as Karylyn Petrie gave a presentation on the Harvey Homestead in Story.

A Little Boy With Big Dreams

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Seven year-old Chandler Lee is raising money to buy books for Haiti's school children.

Chandler Lee has a big dream and it's not any ordinary dream. His heart is to raise at least $5000 to buy books for the children in an orphanage called Ca-Ira Village, located in Haiti.