Archive - Jul 2013 - News

July 25th

A Celebration of the Century

A Celebration of the Century (Photo by Ron Richter)

UPDATE: The antique auto rides, which were previously announced as being part of the festivities, have been cancelled due to scheduling changes on the part of the car owners club.

County Planner Gives Annual Report to Jo Co Commission

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling gave the County Commissioners his annual report during this week's meeting, explaining what his department has been doing and what they have accomplished in the last fiscal year.

City Of Buffalo Asking Public For Help To ID Stolen Property

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, City Attorney Ben Kirven again asked those attending the meeting to remind friends and family with storage units to check to see if they are missing items and contact the Buffalo Police Department to see if the items have been recovered recently from a number of arrests made by the department.

Local Women Nominated For Award

A number of women either from Northeast Wyoming or with ties here have been nominated for the “Wyoming Women of Influence Award,” presented by the Wyoming Business Report.

Pavillion's Contaminated Water Investigation: Rep. Lummis Says EPA is Crying Wolf

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Pavillion's Contaminated Water Investigation: Rep. Lummis Says EPA is Crying Wolf (Photo courtesy Flickr user dirac3000)

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis issued a media release Thursday saying the Environmental Protection Agency mishandled the Pavillion investigation and disagrees with their conclusion that fracking is related to groundwater contamination in the area. But that's just part of the story. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy investigates.

Not Enough Signatures for Vote on Casper Smoke Ban

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Not Enough Signatures for Vote on Casper Smoke Ban (Photo by Ron Richter)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An effort in Casper to let voters decide on a partial repeal of the city's smoking ban has failed to collect enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot.

July 24th

Buffalo's Crazy Days, Nights Celebration This Weekend

Buffalo's annual Crazy Days and Crazy Nights celebration will be Friday and Saturday in Buffalo, featuring great sales at local merchants, food, vendors, music and fun and games.

City Works: Streets, Water Lines, Bids Are Priorities

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, got an update from City Works Director Les Hook who told them city crews are concentrating on street repairs and broken water lines.

Game Show Guru Talks Jeopardy

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Sheridan resident Patrick Geary talking about his recent stint on Jeopardy. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Now that Sheridan resident Patrick Geary's appearances on the hit game show Jeopardy have aired, Sheridan Media's Ron Richter had a chance to sit down and talk with the 25-year-old game show guru.

A Family Tradition

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Jimmy Legerski stands by some of the popular red hot dogs that were recently made. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The art of making quality sausage and meats has been a part of the Legerski family in Sheridan for many years. Owner of Legerski Sausage, Jimmy Legerski, explains how it's remained a family tradition.