Archive - Sep 20, 2013 - News

Grant Monies Help Fund Tech Programs

With a $2.75 million grant assured from the federal Department of Labor, officials at Sheridan College will start looking at how best to use the funds to enhance the technical programs it offers to its students.

Thorne-Rider Under Construction

Thorne Rider Campus (Pat Blair Photo)

Sheridan College's President Paul Young says the construction and remodel of the college's Thorne Rider Campus Center is well under way, with plans to open the facility by summer.

Sheridan Chamber Hosts Financial Seminar

Organizers of an upcoming business seminar are issuing a last call for sign-ups. Only a few seats remain for the “Profit Mastery” workshop planned for next week in Sheridan.

Program Details Sheridan's Food Legacy

Organizers of an upcoming program on the history of Sheridan's food production industries say locals might be surprised at the abundance of food that's been produced here through the years.

Unclaimed Property Will Be Tossed

The Sheridan Police Department will soon be getting rid of any unclaimed property found over the summer. As per state statute, the property can be disposed of after 90 days.

Hunt Competition's On For Governor and First Lady

Gov. Matt Mead (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead is aiming to bag an antelope this weekend in the One-Shot hunt in Lander and his wife is signed up for next month's first-ever women's antelope hunt in Ucross.

Joe McCarthy Found Guilty Thursday Night

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prosecuting attorney Kim Cannon

The recent book by Roger McDaniel, “Dying for Joe McCarthy's Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt,” explores the circumstances surrounding Hunt's death, specifically the role that Senator Joe McCarthy played in the tragedy.

Johnson County Commission Appoints Board Members

Johnson County's Commissioners, at this week's meeting, took recommendations from the Johnson County Fair Board and Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board (KBJ/ED/JPB) and made appointments to open positions on each.

Buffalo Police Vehicle Damaged In Accident

The Buffalo City Council was given the latest Police Chief's Report at their meeting this week.

Lieutenant Andy Tkach, standing in for Chief Jason Carder, said an accident occurred with a police vehicle driven by Officer Farris.

Buffalo Chamber's Fourth Oktoberfest Is Saturday

Buffalo's Scott Madsen dressed the part for last year's Oktoberfest.

The Fourth Annual Oktoberfest, organized by the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, will be this Saturday in downtown Buffalo.

The day's festivities begin at noon and will continue through 6pm.