Archive - 2013 - News

November 15th

Commission Backs Clear Creek Grant

The Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board is in the process of writing an application for a grant to begin the renovations at the old Clear Creek School Building.

Recycling Board Wants More Participation

The Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Board wants to see more participation not only from citizens of Buffalo and Johnson County, but is pushing both city and county government to back recycling efforts.

First Buffalo Button Strut Saturday

Angela Jarvis

Saturday the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses will have the first Buffalo Button Strut, the first event to kick off the Holiday shopping season.

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Continue

In 1993, the public drinking water in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was infiltrated with cryptosporidium, a waterborne germ that causes diarrhea in humans and can be fatal in certain situations. 104 people died as a result of the contamination, and over 400,000 residents became ill.

Library Hosts Suicide Survivors Broadcast

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Thousands of people who've survived the loss of family members or friends to suicide will be connected on Saturday, November 23 during the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's 15th annual International Survivors of Suicide Day broadcast.

UW President Resigns

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After holding an executive session that lasted most of the afternoon Thursday, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees announced during a media conference that President Bob Sternberg has tendered his resignation. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

UW Trustees Discuss Sternberg

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees remain in executive session in Laramie amid dissatisfaction with new President Bob Sternberg.

The trustees were in their fifth hour of meeting behind closed doors Thursday afternoon.

Events Include Drama, Comedy, Book Reading

Lori Cooper signed books Wednesday night at Sheridan Stationery. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Three entertainment events will be presented tonight in Sheridan.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Tips Were Tops At Chamber Lunch

Susan Ponce offered small business retirement solutions. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

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Five experts. Five tips. Five minutes. This was the premise set for Wednesday's Chamber luncheon at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

Senior Center Plans Thanksgiving Dinner

Senior Center Meals Program Director Carolyn Cox, standing, visits with seniors during a meal at the facility on Smith Street. (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan's Senior Center will prepare food for at least 300 people on Thanksgiving Day.