Archive - Sep 2013 - News

September 25th

Play Leads Characters Down Path Of Destruction

Carriage House Theater

Two sets of parents, each defending the actions of their child, leads seemingly reasonable adults down the path of destruction for the upcoming Sheridan Civic Theater Guild play.

State Veterinarian Says Horses Still Need West Nile Vaccine

Despite the onset of fall, the state veterinarian says horses still need to be vaccinated against the West Nile virus.

September 24th

The History of Food Production in Sheridan County

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Tuesday night, in the Inner Circle of the library, local historian and Director of the Wyoming Room at the library, Judy Slack, presented a program illustrating the vast amount of food production in Sheridan County in it's early days.

JCSD1 OKs Draft Agreement For Clear Creek School Transfer

Johnson County School District One's Board of Trustees, a their Monday night meeting, approved the latest draft agreement offered by the Buffalo City Council, for the formal transfer of ownership of the old Clear Creek School building from the district to the city.

Cowboy Carousel Center Gets VIP Visitors

Bette and Don Largent with the National Carousel Association

Buffalo's Cowboy Carousel and the Carousel Center had some important visitors last week, who stopped by to check on the progress of the project and to help the local group any way they can to make the Cowboy Carousel Project work.

Rob Yingling Named 'Planner Of The Year'

From left, Kate Dahl, WYOPASS Award Chair; Rob Yingling; Charles Bloom, WYOPASS Vice-President.

Johnson County's Rob Yingling has been named as the 2013 “Planner Of The Year” by his peers in the Wyoming Planning Association.

High-Tech Business Park Project List Approved

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SEEDA Administrator Robert Briggs, right, and Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson at a recent SEEDA meeting. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Educational and Economic Development Authority Joint Powers Board held their monthly meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.

Battle Butte Trek is Sunday

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A photo-print of an illustration of the Battle of Wolf Mountain that appeared in the May 5, 1877 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. (Image Courtesy of Wikipedia)

The Sheridan County Historical Society will be holding their annual trek for the museum this Sunday (Sept. 29). This year's destination will be Battle Butte, or the Battle of Wolf Mountain battlefield in southern Montana.

Growing the Arts and Culture Economy

Susan Bigelow (Photo by Ron Richter)

A creative economy study in 2008 indicated that there is potential for growing the arts and culture in Sheridan and Johnson Counties to be a viable economic tool for both communities.

Conference Focuses On Biotech Industry

Valtcho Jeliazkov, background, director of the University of Wyoming's Ag Experiment Station at Wyarno, shows Biotech Conference attendees through the greenhouse at Sheridan College. (Pat Blair Photo)

Nearly 40 people attended a two-day conference at Sheridan College last week focusing on emerging issues in the biotechnology industry and how those issues can affect our lives.