Archive - Aug 2012 - News

August 26th

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

Tuesday's primary elections didn't generate a lot of voter turnout. State Elections Director Peggy Nighswonger says that the numbers should pick up in the fall.

August 25th

Fremont County Calls For Election Do-Over

Fremont County will hold a special mail election to pick one of its county commissioners because of a mistake made in Tuesday's election.

UW Program Helps Students Adjust

The University of Wyoming is getting ready for the start of classes on Monday, August 27th. Over the past several days, the University has offered the Summit Transitions Program designed especially for incoming students.

Accident on I-90

At approximately 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, Rocky Mountain Ambulance along with the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, Goose Valley Fire Department and Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to an accident on Interstate 90 just behind the Kmart in Sheridan.

USDA Looks To Encourage Community Development

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to encourage community development in the areas surrounding Sheridan.

Buffalo Council Hears Update On Economic Development

Michael Michalski, MCS Strategies

MCS Strategies, LLC representatives gave the Buffalo City Council an update on economic development ideas they are working to help the city, county and Town of Kaycee implement to better their future economic outlook.

August 24th

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.