Archive - May 2013 - News

Buffalo Woman Files Federal Appeal in Murder Case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Buffalo woman has filed a federal appeal challenging her murder conviction in the 2009 shooting death of her husband. Leah Benjamin is serving a state sentence of 20 to 30 years on a conviction of second-degree murder in the death of Donald Benjamin.

Referendum Signatures Insufficient

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The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has announced that the petition filed earlier this week in regards to a proposed referendum on Senate Enrolled Act 1, originally known as Senate File 104, did not have the number of signatures required by the Wyoming Constitution.

G&F: Adopting Wildlife Causes Death

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Wyoming Game and Fish officials want to remind Sheridan residents to not disturb newborn wildlife.

Sex Offender Arraignment Postponed

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An arraignment has been postponed for a Sheridan man accused of molesting a 10-year-old special needs girl whom he babysat. 59-year-old Robert Bell's arraignment was postponed Wednesday after his attorney asked the judge for a competency evaluation by the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston.

May 30th

Repair To Liner At Buffalo's Waste Water Plant Coming

Buffalo's waste water treatment plant

Buffalo's waste water treatment plant will soon get the liner at one of the sewage lagoons repaired, according to City Works Director Les Hook, who informed the City Council of the agreement reached at their last meeting.

JCHC Board OKs Purchase of Adjacent Property

The Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees, at their meeting Wednesday evening, approved the purchase of an adjacent property to the healthcare center.

Buffalo's Jim Gatchell Museum Open House Saturday

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo will host an Open House this Saturday from 10am to 3pm.

Test Your Natural Knowledge on June 15, 16 at Mosier Gulch

Test Your Natural Knowledge on June 15, 16 at Mosier Gulch (Photo courtesy Flickr user rhot9839)

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office will be teaming up with the Audubon Society on June 15 and 16 by hosting what they're calling a BioBlitz on at the Mosier Gulch Recreation Area.

Wyo. Board of Ed. Names Semifinal Candidates in Director Search

Wyo. Board of Ed. Names Semifinal Candidates in Director Search

The Wyoming State Board of Education announced Thursday there are six candidates moving forward to the interview process in the search for a director of the Wyoming Department of Education.

Hoop Jam is a Go Rain or Shine

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The 13th annual 3-on-3 Hoop Jam basketball tournament is set to take place Saturday and Sunday in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.