Archive - 2013 - News

August 4th

This Week's Poll Question

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The August 20th special election concerning the Sheridan College 15.85 million dollar bond issue is fast approaching. If approved, the money would be used to renovate and expand the college's tech center.

It was a Wagon Box Weekend

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Bugler Craig Fischer

This past Friday and Saturday, it was a Wagon Box Weekend at the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic site near Banner. Two days were packed full of living history demonstrations, lectures, and games.

Fun in the Mud

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all photos by Judy Hagerott

There were the Sassy Sows, the Honey Hams, the Boss Hogs, not to mention the Franks and Beans and the Piggy Poachers. It was the annual Pig Wrestling Contest held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, all part of the Sheridan County Fair.

BLM Holding Public Meetings For Draft RMP/EIS

The Bureau of Land Management's Buffalo Field Office is announcing upcoming public meetings on their draft resource management plan (RMP) and the supporting environmental impact statement (EIS.

Buffalo City Council Briefs

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave a short report to the council, saying that 9 building permits had been issued in the two weeks prior to the meeting.

Website Helps Prevent Fraud Over the Phone

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Friday we told you about a scam in Sheridan where a citizen was contacted by phone in an effort to obtain their credit card information that would have no doubt been used fraudulently. The individual suspected fraud and did not give out any of their information.

Week in Review

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We begin our look back at some of the top stories of this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. After a public meeting in Story Wednesday night, and a marathon meeting Thursday night of the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission, the amendments to the County's rules and regulations regarding riparian areas were approved by the Commission on a 4-1 vote.

The item will now go before the Sheridan County Commission later this month. Commissioner Steve Maier.

August 3rd

Wyoming Records First West Nile Case This Year

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RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Health Department is reporting the state's first case of West Nile virus in a human this year.

The agency announced Friday that the case involves an adult female from Platte County.

NEWY to Give Tour of Northeast Wyoming

Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders group will be hosting the 2013 Congressional/Mayoral Fact Finding trip this upcoming week. Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee says that the tour will begin in Sheridan on Sunday and will continue through northeast Wyoming throughout the

August 2nd

Johnson County Fair 2013 Results: Poultry

Results from the Johnson County Fair's Poultry Show.

Earning State Fair trips were: Junior Poultry Showman Coy Johnson; Intermediate Poultry Showman Rosanna Rozema, and Senior Poultry Showman Tessa Chinery.