Archive - Sep 2012 - News

September 26th

Court Changes Bond For Wilkerson During Hearing Wednesday

A Bond Modification Hearing was held Wednesday for Richard Cameron Wilkerson, 30, who is being held on second-degree murder charges in connection with the death of 45-year old Brian Newman last weekend in Buffalo.

Looking to Fill a Seat

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Sheridan County Republican Chairman Jesus Rios

To fill the vacancy caused by State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten's resignation, the Sheridan County Republican Party has called a meeting of the Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen that reside in District 30 to select three qualified applicants.

SMH Foundation Elects New Leadership

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation has some new leadership. Ada Kirven, Foundation Director, announces her teammates.

City of Sheridan Hosts Classes on New Building Codes

The City of Sheridan Building Department is offering a series of classes for architects, engineers, building contractors, and design professionals to get up to speed on the city's new building codes.

Buffalo Chamber Reports Numbers From Oktoberfest

Angela Jarvis and Rachel McCaughey at this year's Oktoberfest.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce released numbers from last weekend's Oktoberfest, and they are similar to last year's numbers, they said.

New, Affordable Housing Opens This Week

Don't be surprised if there are a lot of moving trucks on the roads this week; Sheridan's newest housing units are opening. Three new buildings belonging to Highland Property Management on the west end of 5th Street have been under construction the past several months.

Brewfest Raises 20K for Chamber of Commerce

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce has reported this year's Brewfest raised $20,500.

Loss of AML Funds Threatens State Budget

Top Wyoming officials say congressional action to block about $700 million in federal Abandoned Mine Land payments to the state over the next 10 years threatens to be devastating to the state budget.

September 25th

Local Writer Wins Award For Novel 'Broken Sight'

Buffalo author Steve Rzasa.

Buffalo writer Steve Rzasa has been awarded a Carol Award for his latest book entitled Broken Sight, which was published in 2011.

Buffalo's Cloud Peak School Construction 'Ahead Of The Game'

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

Johnson County School District Budiness Manager Matt Ramey updated the school board on the status of the construction of the district's new Cloud Peak School at their meeting in Kaycee Monday.

Ramey said the individual parts of the school have now become “essentially one building.”