Archive - Aug 15, 2012 - News

Fire Danger in Bighorns Remains Very High

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The Bighorn National Forest issued a media release stating that despite Wednesday’s cloudy and cooler weather, the Bighorn National Forest is still in Very High fire danger, and will be continuing with fire restrictions.

Town Hall Meeting Addresses State Retirement System

The Coalition for a Healthy Retirement System is sponsoring a series of public meetings around the state, with the latest taking place Tuesday night at the Sheridan College CTEL.

Standoff at Apple Tree Inn Ends Safely

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(Photo by Sarah Richter)

A police standoff that lasted several hours Tuesday at the Apple Tree Inn on Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan ended safely as 61-year-old J. Tuck was taken into custody after barricading himself in a room for much of the day.

Council Candidate Series: Shelleen Smith

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Tuesday we heard a little bit about Theresa DeFeyter, who's a candidate for Sheridan City Council Ward One. Today we'll hear from the second of the three candidates, Shelleen Smith, who's a Sheridan native that owns her own business.

Buffalo Chamber: Tourism Numbers Up This Year

Angela Jarvis

Visitors to Buffalo and Johnson County are up significantly this year over last, according to data compiled by the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce.

Crow Fair Builds Momentum

Today marks the kickoff of one of the nation's largest American Indian festivals, and authorities are asking participants to keep fire safety in mind during the celebration.

Schiffer, Johnson Square Off Over Gun Control

State legislator, John Schiffer, squared off against his opponent in this year's primary elections on Public Pulse yesterday. When host, Kim Love, asked Bob Johnson about gun control, and things got interesting.

SCSD#2 Plans For New Wheels

Sheridan County School District #2 approved the replacement of four school busses, and an additional bus to be donated to Sheridan College.

New Director For SCJC Looking To Future Expansion

Derek Andrews, SCJC Director

Sheridan College in Johnson County has a new Director that has just recently begun his duties with the Buffalo campus.