Archive - Aug 24, 2012 - News

SHS Football: Victory!

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Its Victory for the Broncs in Cheyenne. The Sheridan Broncs score their first win of the season with a victory over Cheyenne Central: 33 to 28.

UPDATE!
Sheridan Broncs 17.....Cheyenne Central 21.....at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

UPDATE!!

Fire Northwest of Buffalo Continues to Grow

According to a media release from the Bighorn National Forest, the Gilead Fire on the National Forest has grown to about five acres since Monday. The fire is located about two miles west of Stone Mountain, or about 10 miles northwest of the city of Buffalo.

G&F: Additional Licenses Mean More Hunting Opportunities

Hunters will have lots of opportunity to hunt this fall in northeast Wyoming. Mild winters combined with good fawn production has resulted in white-tailed deer and antelope populations being higher than desired in some areas.

Paving On 196 South of Buffalo Completed

Ronda Holwell, District 4 Public Involvement Specialist with the Wyoming Department of Transportation's Sheridan Office reports that contractor McGarvin Moberly of Worland has completed paving the five mile stretch of Wyoming Highway 196 south of Buffalo from mile post 294.5 to 299.5.

LDCC Eyes Change to JPB Agreement

Due to the fact that Sheridan County and Johnson County can't see eye-to-eye on the Game and Fish 99-year lease proposal for junior water rights on Lake DeSmet, there may be a a change to the Joint Powers Board agreement.

Wyo. Gets New Medicaid Fraud Reporting

Wyoming residents now have two ways to easily report potential Medicaid fraud thanks to a new state website and hotline.

The new website can be found online at http://stopwyomedicaidfraud.com . The hotline can be reached at 1-855-846-2563. People can use the two anonymously if they wish.

SMH Electronic Records Kick Off; Patients May Wait Longer

Sheridan Memorial Hospital kicked off their Electronic Medical Records system Monday after months of system preparation and staff training.

Buffalo Looking At Plaque To Recognize Firefighters

At Tuesday's city council meeting, Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess suggested to City Planner Zach Montgomery that the city look into adorning the new band shell building in Crazy Woman Square with a plaque commemorating the firefighters and pilots that slurry bombed downtown in 1988 that saved the rest of the buildings from the arson fire that demolished the buildings where the square stands today.