Archive - Sep 2013 - News

September 23rd

Minnesota Man Killed In Crash East Of Buffalo

An oversized load that brought traffic to a halt in a construction zone on I-90 east of Buffalo Friday morning lead to a three-car crash that claimed the life of a man from Minnesota and injured his passengers.

A Hearty Breakfast With a Youthful Dick Cheney

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Bill Sniffin

It is almost stunning to see how healthy Dick Cheney looks the first time you see him with his new heart.

September 22nd

VOA Bandana Barn Dance was Saturday

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Saturday night was the 6th annual VOA Bandana Barn Dance, a fund raising event for Volunteers of America Northern Rockies. Well over 300 people attended the sold out affair and President and CEO for VOA tells us what it's all about.

The Elks Gun Show was Held this Weekend

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Elks Lodge #520 held their first-ever gun show this past weekend and the turnout was great. The timing couldn't have been more perfect. Organizer Bill Dahlin...

Dahlin said the gun market is good.

It's That Time...Pumpkin Picking Time

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The Koltiska Pumpkin Patch is open and folks can head out to the Koltiska Farm on Cat Creek Road while enjoying the fall colors, and pick their own pumpkin, straight out of a pumpkin patch.

The Poll Question of the Week

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Earlier this month, legislators discussed raising the tax on beer. The current 2 cent per gallon tax hasn't been raised in the state since it came into effect during Prohibition and Wyoming's beer tax is the lowest in the country. The national average is 28 cents per gallon.

“On the Water” Saturday

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Christopher Aldrete with fishing guide Montana Matt

It began as a Friday night get together and fundraiser for Joey's Flyfishing Foundation, a non-profit organization geared around mentoring and ended up with a fly fishing tournament called “On the Water.” Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott joined them out on Piney Creek.

Johnson County Commission Meeting Briefs

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners agreed to sign an OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) Grant Award Agreement, in the amount of $14,000 which is down significantly from last year's grant amount of $26,000.

Buffalo's Oktoberfest A Bigger Success, Says Chamber

Buffalo's Fourth Anuual Oktoberfest celebration was this past Saturday, and was another big success according to the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, organizers of the event.

September 21st

Building Inspector Discusses O'Reilly Building, Ordinances

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades

Buffalo City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave his usual report to the city council at their last meeting, saying the new O'Reilly Auto Parts building that is under construction next to McDonald's is “moving along and is a good-looking building.”