Archive - 2012 - News

February 6th

Fairgrounds Looking to Improve Security

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Stirling

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds will soon be equipped with a brand new video surveillance system to help with security issues at the Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Stirling says that thanks in part to a recently received grant, they will move forward with the

Special Olympics Wyoming Winter Games Begin Tuesday

Special Olympics Wyoming Winter Games Begin Tuesday

Over 300 athletes, coaches and partners are getting set to take over Jackson Hole for the next few days as Special Olympics Wyoming Winter Games begins tomorrow.

JCSD1 to Legislature: Review Regional Cost Adjustments

Dr. Rod Kessler

Johnson County School District No. 1, in addition to looking at and hopefully convincing the Wyoming Legislature to change how funding recapture and entilement districts is done, is also trying to mold the state's Regional Cost Adjustment (RCA) into a better-working plan for the district.

Buffalo Council OKs Change Order For Pathway Project

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council approved a change order in the amount of $1,800 for the Cemetery Road Pathway Project.
Buffalo Public Works Directro Les Hook explains why the change order was necessary.

RMI Roundup Fast Approaching, Vols and Sponsors Needed

Buffalo will host this year's Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup coming up in March, and preparations are underway to make the event a success for not just Buffalo, but the surrounding area as well.

February 6th

Black Tie Bingo

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Saturday was a night for folks to get all dressed up for an evening of laughter, fun, and all for a good cause. It was the seventh annual Black Tie Bingo sponsored by the Rotary Club.

Recruiting Still a Focus at Buffalo's Healthcare Center

Recruiting was discussed and still identified as a priority at the last board meeting for the Johnson County Healthcare Center.

Free Tax Help at the Sheridan Senior Center

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Free Tax Help at the Sheridan Senior Center

Now that tax time is once again upon us, the Sheridan Senior Center is offering tax assistance to those that may need a help filing their taxes before the April deadline. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins.

Pavillion Residents Upset Over Federal Hearing on Fracking

Pavillion Residents Upset Over Federal Hearing on Fracking

A study by the EPA has linked groundwater contamination in the Pavillion area to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it is best known. Last week a hearing was held by a Congressional Subcommittee on the matter; however, nobody from the tight knit community in Wyoming was invited to testify.

Survey Says Wyomingites Sees Public Lands as Economic Key

Survey Says Wyomingites Sees Public Lands as Economic Key

Most Wyoming voters think you can protect land and water and have a strong economy at the same time, according to a new poll of attitudes throughout the Rockies.