Archive - 2012 - News

April 25th

Sheridan's Gender Wage Gap Among Worst

For every dollar made by a man in Sheridan County, women make 61 cents.

Women in Sheridan County make 61 cents to every dollar earned by men, which is slightly below the Wyoming statewide average of 64 cents.

Preliminary Hearing For Buffalo Councilman Gerard Today

Buffalo City Councilman Justin Gerard's preliminary hearing is scheduled for today in Gillette, stemming from his arrest last week on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

It's Humans V. Zombies at SC

(Photo courtesy of David Schulte)

In an effort to let go of stress accumulated throughout the semester, more than fifty Sheridan college students are playing a week-long, tag-like assassin game.

Johnson County Library's Art In Bloom Now Through May 9

One of the decorated plates for this year's auction to benefit the children's summer reading program at the Johnson County Library.

The fourth annual Art In Bloom Fundraiser for the Johnson County Library is in full swing and bids on the silent auction items will be taken through May 9th.

April 24th

Locals Volunteer To Spruce Up Buffalo's Downtown

Missy Anobile and Gabby Verger plant flowers downtown last Saturday in Buffalo. Photo courtesy of the BDA.

Last Saturday, April 21, The Buffalo Downtown Association’s Missy Anobile organized the clean up and planting of the flower boxes on Main Street.

FEMA Says Be Prepared for Severe Weather

This trampoline on KROE Lane didn't survive a severe thunderstorm last year in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Last year at this time the central and southern United States was being ravaged by one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.

First Light Celebrates Week of the Young Child

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First Light Children's Center Executive Director Ann Perkins

This is Week of the Young Child, which is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. First Light Children’s Center Executive Director Ann Perkins.

Checking In With Occupied Sheridan

Mel Logan, activist with Occupy Sheridan, pickets to end corporate corruption Saturday. Logan said the movement exists to ignite public dialog about national issues. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The Occupy Sheridan movement had a comparatively strong showing at Grinnell Plaza over the weekend, with at least six participants picketing the downtown area.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

The Sheridan Police Department will once again be taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for this Saturday, April, 28th. SPD Evidence Technician Steve Johnson explains how the initiative works.

Johnson County Awards Bid For CMAQ Dust Abatement

At last week's meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners took the recommendation from Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer to award the CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality) Dust Abatement contract to Oxford, Inc.