Archive - 2013 - News

November 22nd

Farm Bureau Sets Next Year Policy

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Cow grazes in mountain field. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation has adopted policies for the coming year on various issues, including livestock trespass, taxes, wildlife damages and support of the coal industry.

The organization adopted the policies during its annual meeting this month in Laramie.

November 22nd

Moving Expenses Approved For New Buffalo Planner

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven spoke to the city council at their meeting this week to ask for approval to sign and send an agreement for the city to pay for moving expenses for the new city planner.

Avalanche Class Saturday in Buffalo

Sheridan College in Johnson County will offer an avalanche awareness course this Saturday, Novemeber 23 from 9am to 3pm.

The free class will be taught by Carl Schiner, Level One Avalanche Instructor and National Ski Patrol member.

County Discusses Airport Water Line

Johnson County's Commissioners, at this week's meeting, discussed the proposed airport water line project with Jim Martin at WWC Engineering, going over preliminary costs and requirements if the county chooses to approve the project.

Buffalo Senior Center Plans Holiday Bazaar

This Friday and Saturday, November 22nd and 23rd, the Buffalo Senior Center will have its annual Holiday Bazaar fundraiser, featuring hand-made item perfect for holiday gifts.

Public Transit Study Results Released

A.T. Stoddard with LSC Transportation Consultants discusses public transportation at a public meeting Thursday night at the Sheridan Senior Center. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Public Transit Initiative of Sheridan County contracted with LSC Transportation Consultants to complete a transit needs assessment and transit service plan for Sheridan County. The results of that study were presented Thursday night at the Sheridan Senior Center. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Trees of Love Memorial Lights are Available

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Memorial lights for the Trees of Love on the front lawn of Sheridan Memorial Hospital, are now available for purchase. Sponsored by the Hospital Auxiliary, the trees provide residents the opportunity to dedicate a light in honor or memory of a friend or family member.

Survivors of Suicide Broadcast Connects Thousands

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Wyoming was ranked #1 in the nation for suicides per capita in 2012, and with one month left in the calender year, statistics indicate that the dubious distinction could remain with the state for another year.

Sheridan County Benefits by Giving Up Lake DeSmet

Sheridan County Courthouse -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

The dissolution of a contract between Sheridan and Johnson counties over ownership of Lake DeSmet is coming to fruition.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.


Business Gives Back to Community

Warehouse 201 on Broadway -- Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

A local business owner has created a fund-raising campaign as a means of giving back to his community. News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.