Archive - Sep 2012 - News

September 3rd

Buffalo Recycling Center Manager Recognized For Hard Work

Josie Van Norman is presented with the Recycler Of The Year Award from Dennis Pino, WSWRA President.

The Buffalo-Johnson County Recycling Center Board announced late last week that Josie VanNorman, Buffalo-Johnson County Recycling Center Manager, was recently recognized for her outstanding work at the facility.

PAC Donations Scrutinized by Political Watchdogs

The Center for Responsive Politics reports Wyoming's congressional race has already raised more than half a million dollars. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the center, said this year's funds are some of the most suspicious in history.

UW Geology Publication Marks 50 Years

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

The University of Wyoming’s only peer-reviewed scientific journal, “Rocky Mountain Geology,” is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

September 2nd

Officials Update Buffalo Crowd On Gilead Fire Situation

Mark Booth, with the USFS Bighorn National Forest, addresses the crowd Sunday evening about the Gilead Fire.

A public information meeting was held Sunday night in Buffalo to update those interested in the situation with the Gilead Fire, burning in the Bighorn National Forest approximately 10 miles NW of Buffalo.

Week in Review

It's once again time to take a look at the week that was in the news with our week in review. The week began with the announcement of 21 individuals in Sheridan being arrested for methamphetamine distribution. The bust was part of a two year long investigation that resulted in three more arrests throughout the week, with more arrests possible in the future as the investigation into the meth ring is ongoing.

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State Employee Retirement May Be Reconsidered

Wyoming's teachers, firefighters, road crews and other state employees have traditionally drawn in a generous retirement package upon completion of their careers.

September 1st

Be Bear Aware on the BHNF

We've certainly heard from officials with the Bighorn National Forest Service this week regarding the Gilead Fire and fire safety on the mountain.

Buffalo Planner Updates Council On Grants, Projects

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery gave a report to the City Council at their last meeting on the status of various grants and numerous projects he is currently working on.

Today Ends Trolley Tour Season

(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce)

Today is the last day to catch a ride on the Sheridan Trolley until next year.