Archive - 2013 - News

December 16th

Vespers Program Highlights Buffalo's Weekend

One of Buffalo's favorite Holiday traditions took place Sunday afternoon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as the annual Vesper's Program was held.

County Requests Amendment to Water Project

Johnson County's Commissioners requested a proposed amendment to the Northwest Water Pipeline project that would extend a water line from the line under construction in the county northwest of Buffalo to the airport, if approved by the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC).

Local Church Hosts Live Nativity

The Bethesda Worship Center hosted its first ever "drive through nativity" on Sunday night. Sheridan Media's Spencer Porden has all the details.

Week in Review

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It's time once again to take a look back at some of the top stories that made the news this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

Meteorologist Don Day, who provides daily weather forecasts for 70 stations throughout the state, including Sheridan Media's, gave a presentation at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon last week regarding the Red Bull Stratos project, which was a historic free-fall jump 24 miles above earth in October of 2012 by skydiver Felix Baumgartner. Day was Chief Meteorologist on the project, which spanned seven years.

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December 14th

Firefighters, City at Odds Over Wage Increases

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In 2010, the Sheridan City Council voted to freeze the salaries of all City employees due to budget constraints. As part of that freeze, six personnel with Sheridan Fire-Rescue were denied 5 percent wage increases as part of their step increase after receiving an annual satisfactory evaluation.

Sheridan VA Welcomes New Nurse Executive

Dr. Kathy Berger has joined the Sheridan VA Healthcare System. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Dr. Kathy Berger has joined the Sheridan VA Healthcare System as associate director of patient care services, nurse executive.

Ucross Set to Glow

Volunteers with Powder River Energy helped hang lights. Photo Provided

A local arts foundation has come together to light up a nearby town for the holidays.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

December 13th

What to Do in Buffalo This Weekend

We are another shopping weekend closer to Christmas, but if you have all of your gifts purchased, what else is there to do this weekend?

The Buffalo Theater has two features, “The Christmas Candle,” and “The Hobbit:The Desolation of Smaug” showing Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Local Caregiver Arrested for Stealing From Elderly Woman

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The Sheridan Police Department issued a news release that states that on Thursday, December 12, officers arrested 37-year-old Brook Bass of Ranchester for Felony Larceny.

Insurance Companies Say Federal Site Functioning

The two health insurance companies offering coverage in Wyoming under the federal Affordable Care Act say the Internet site people must use to enroll is working better and they're seeing a sharp increase in registrations.