Archive - 2013 - News

December 23rd

Buffalo Police Pick Up New Patrol Car

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, during his report to the city council, said he was sending officers to Colorado to pick up the department's newest patrol car. He expected the car to be in the normal vehicle rotation this week.

December 22nd

AP News Update

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SEX ABUSE SENTENCE

Man gets 4 life terms for sexually abusing minor

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - A 28-year-old Rock Springs man accused of sexually abusing a minor has been sentenced to four separate life prison terms.

Sheridan County Museum Hosts Holiday Open House

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The Sheridan County Museum hosted a holiday open house over the weekend featuring free admission and discounts in the museum store.
Music, holiday treats, crafts for the kids and the annual reading of local author Craig Johnson's Christmas story.

This Week's Poll Question

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For most, the Christmas shopping is done and the presents are under the tree, all wrapped and ready to go. Anticipating what's in those presents is half the fun.

Upfront and Center Stage

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It's becoming a Sheridan tradition as over a hundred music lovers filled the Sheridan Holiday Inn's atrium Saturday, to enjoy the 14th annual Sheridan Tuba Christmas.

County Again Tables Contract For Mikesell-Potts

The annual contract between the county and Wyoming Game and Fish to provide maintenance on the boat ramps and restrooms at the Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area was tabled until January, to give Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago more time to discuss some wording changes in the contract with the Game and Fish.

City Approves Final Payment on West Pipeline Project

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, approved a request from City Works Director Les Hook for final payment to Barnum Construction after they completed work on a campground west of town connected to the west pipeline project.

December 21st

Economic Development JPB Has New Director

David Simonsen. Photo credit:LinkedIn.

The Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board has a new director/chief executive officer who stopped by both the county commission and city council meetings this week to introduce himself and get to know some of the people and entities he will now be working with.

City Utility Manager Says Insulate Pipes

Though broken water pipes can cause interior building damage, this one created an outdoor water sculpture. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Sheridan's utility manager says keep those water pipes warm, or this deep-freeze could cause a breakage.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

December 20th

College Announces Awards Nominees

College trustee Bruce Hoffman of Sheridan will be among those nominated for awards when the Wyoming Association of Community Colleges Trustees meets in February.