Archive - 2013 - News

October 16th

Kerns WHMA Closed to Vehicles

(Photo courtesy of the G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has issued a notice that the Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area located 12 miles northwest of Parkman in the Bighorn Mountains is closed to motorized vehicle travel until further notice.

Kendrick Pool Usage Numbers Up

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(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan Recreation District)

The hot dry summer made Kendrick Pool in Sheridan a popular destination this year. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Sleepy Driver Causes Power Outage

The driver of the truck that crashed into a power pole earlier in the week, knocking out electricity to much of the town of Buffalo, is facing charges.

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder explains what happened and what charges the driver faces.

Buses Mostly Unhindered By Weather

In contrast to last week, officials with Sheridan County's three school districts reported no disruptions in bus schedules or operations from the storm that moved through the area Monday.

Panel Approves Special Counsel

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Cindy Hill (Courtesy Photo)

As a state House investigative committee continues discussions regarding the alleged misconduct by Superintendent Cindy Hill, the Legislature's management council has unanimously approved spending $100,000 to hire an attorney to lead the investigation.

County Hires Engineering Firm

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Ken Muller (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The county has decided to pay a local engineering firm up to $20,000 on project development and contract administration for an 8-mile road rehabilitation project.

Sheridan County Receives $68K From Homeland Security

Commissioner Bob Rolston (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

While the federal government’s shut down, because the country has reached its debt limit, money is still being handed out to county governments, in the name of security.

Congresswoman Stands Against Arms Trade Treaty

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Lummis' most recent visit to Sheridan included a stop at Meadowlark Elementary. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Wyoming's lone Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis took a stand this week, along with 180 of her House colleagues, against an Arms Trade Treaty.

Crash Knocks Out Power In Buffalo

Nearly 3,700 customers in Buffalo went without power early Tuesday morning for a little more than an hour after a truck ran into a power pole.

October 15th

Johnson County Approves Boundary Line Adjustments

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners approved three separate boundary line adjustments brought before them by County Planner Rob Yingling.