Archive - 2013 - News

December 26th

Ranchester Adopts Fire Pit Ordinance

Residents in Ranchester will have to build permanent outdoor fireplaces or use portable fire pits for so-called recreational burning only under a new ordinance adopted earlier this month.

Spots Open for Police Academy

Sgt. Travis Koltiska says the Sheridan Police Department is now taking applications for the 2014 Citizen’s Police Academy.

Christmas Tree Recycling Starts as Early as Today

Ron Richter Photo

With Christmas Day behind us, and the New Year just ahead, many people think it's time to take down the holiday tree. So, city officials say residents can bring their Christmas trees to Sheridan's municipal landfill for recycling as early as today.

Wyoming Gas Still Low But Not Cheapest in Rockies

Wyoming has lost its claim to selling the cheapest gas in the region because of its new higher fuel tax.

December 25th

Sheridan Parks Manager Speaks For Dog Park in Buffalo

Priscilla Welles, with the Vision Buffalo Commission, has been working toward getting Buffalo its first dog park, and has spent the last few months researching possible sites and speaking with the city council on the feasibility of each.

December 24th

Ranchester Gives Initial OK to Annexation

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Ranchester's town council has taken the first step in annexing a subdivision that will be home to the new Tongue River Elementary School.

Local Police Take Kids Christmas Shopping

Sheridan police officers gather for the Cops for Kids shopping day. (Submitted cell phone photo)

The families of about 50 children in Sheridan are possibly a little happier today because their child received an extra gift from the local police department.

Christmas Waste Can Be Recycled in Buffalo

Buffalo/Johnson County Recycling Center

Now that Christmas has come, the gifts are all opened and the mounds of paper, plastic, cardboard and other waste has piled up, it is time to figure out what to do with all of the unwanted material.

No Trash Pickup on Christmas Day

City sanitation workers will get a holiday Wednesday, Christmas Day.

Police Arrest Bar Fight Suspect

The local police have arrested a man for assaulting another during a recent fight at a bar in Sheridan.