Archive - 2013 - News

September 25th

Covering the Courts

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The four tennis courts along with the warm-up and pickle ball areas at Thorne-Rider Park have recently been resurfaced.

College on Lockdown During Search for ID Fugitive

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers in southeastern Montana continued searching Wednesday for a 36-year-old Idaho man suspected in a carjacking.

Phone Service Halts Extension Move

Educator Scott Hininger of the University of Wyoming's extension office in Sheridan said a problem with phone service delayed the department's move to a new location last week, at the last minute.

Play Leads Characters Down Path Of Destruction

Carriage House Theater

Two sets of parents, each defending the actions of their child, leads seemingly reasonable adults down the path of destruction for the upcoming Sheridan Civic Theater Guild play.

State Veterinarian Says Horses Still Need West Nile Vaccine

Despite the onset of fall, the state veterinarian says horses still need to be vaccinated against the West Nile virus.

September 24th

The History of Food Production in Sheridan County

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Tuesday night, in the Inner Circle of the library, local historian and Director of the Wyoming Room at the library, Judy Slack, presented a program illustrating the vast amount of food production in Sheridan County in it's early days.

Cowboy Carousel Center Gets VIP Visitors

Bette and Don Largent with the National Carousel Association

Buffalo's Cowboy Carousel and the Carousel Center had some important visitors last week, who stopped by to check on the progress of the project and to help the local group any way they can to make the Cowboy Carousel Project work.

Rob Yingling Named 'Planner Of The Year'

From left, Kate Dahl, WYOPASS Award Chair; Rob Yingling; Charles Bloom, WYOPASS Vice-President.

Johnson County's Rob Yingling has been named as the 2013 “Planner Of The Year” by his peers in the Wyoming Planning Association.

JCSD1 OKs Draft Agreement For Clear Creek School Transfer

Johnson County School District One's Board of Trustees, a their Monday night meeting, approved the latest draft agreement offered by the Buffalo City Council, for the formal transfer of ownership of the old Clear Creek School building from the district to the city.

High-Tech Business Park Project List Approved

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SEEDA Administrator Robert Briggs, right, and Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Dixie Johnson at a recent SEEDA meeting. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Educational and Economic Development Authority Joint Powers Board held their monthly meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.