Archive - Sep 2012 - News

September 24th

Legislator Patton: Lack of Political Participation is Worrisome

Sheridan Media previously reported Wyoming had the lowest voter turnout for this year's primary elections in the past 30 years.

Chamber Hosts Innovation Workshop This Week

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop for businesses looking for innovative inspiration.

Death In Buffalo Over The Weekend Results In Arrest

A death at a bar in Buffalo early Saturday morning has resulted in an arrest and charges of second degree murder of another man.

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder talked to Sheridan Media and gave us what information he could on the subject.

Budget Concerns Discussed at WAM Meeting

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The Wyoming Association of Municipalities held their 2012 fall committee and board meeting last Thursday and Friday in Lovell. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey is a WAM board member and he explains that budget concerns were the main topic of the meeting.

Poverty Discussion/Action Groups Take Form This Week

Sheridan Media News has been following Sheridan College's Center for a Vital Community's initiative to address the issue of poverty in Sheridan County. This week marks the formation of multiple study circles in Story, Ranchester/Dayton and Sheridan.

September 23rd

Bigger Crowds Enjoy Buffalo's Oktoberfest

Paul Dickinson.
Ernie Smith.
Jack Miller.
Dan Christensen.
Mike Braunberger.

Saturday, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's third annual Oktoberfest took place downtown, with a bigger venue, bigger crowds and according to Chamber Director Angela Jarvis, more fun this year.

Holy Name Carnival

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If numbers are any indication of success, then this year's Holy Name Carnival is off the charts.

Saturday, Holy Name Catholic School held it's 77th annual Carnival and Chili Dinner, a fundraiser to help support the school. PTO President Michelle Greer.

Big Horn Celebrates First Ever Heritage Days

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"Buzzard Black"

Saturday's weather was perfect for a drive to Big Horn and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott was there for the first ever Big Horn Heritage Days.

This Week's Poll Question

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The general elections are only a few months away, and voters on both sides have strong opinions about who is the best man for the job. Sometimes, what a voter wants to happen and what actually happens are two different things.

Briefs From This Week's Buffalo City Council Meeting

At this week's Buffalo City Council meeting, the council approved a request for a catering permit for Wahoo Likkers, Inc. with a motion for a minor change.