Archive - Jun 2013 - News

June 1st

Newscastle Teen Ousted from Science Fair

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Newscastle Teen Ousted from Science Fair (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming high school senior who built a nuclear reactor was disqualified from the International Science and Engineering Fair this month on a technicality. It seems that 18-year-old Conrad Farnsworth, of Newcastle, had competed in too many science fairs.

May 31st

Buffalo City Council Meeting Briefs

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, heard an update from City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades on the City-wide Spring Cleanup.

Bake Sale, Dog Wash Fundraiser For St. Francis Saturday

Volunteers at the St. Francis Animal Shelter wanted to put on a fundraiser to benefit the shelter, and their brainchild will be Saturday at Washington Park in Buffalo.

Montana Considering Loan to Australian Coal Exporter

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An Australian company seeking to take control of a Montana coal mine and boost exports to Asia is in discussions with state officials about a potential $10 million loan from an economic development trust.