Archive - 2013 - News

September 22nd

Buffalo's Oktoberfest A Bigger Success, Says Chamber

Buffalo's Fourth Anuual Oktoberfest celebration was this past Saturday, and was another big success according to the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, organizers of the event.

Johnson County Commission Meeting Briefs

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners agreed to sign an OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) Grant Award Agreement, in the amount of $14,000 which is down significantly from last year's grant amount of $26,000.

September 21st

Building Inspector Discusses O'Reilly Building, Ordinances

Buffalo Building Inspector Toby Rhoades

Buffalo City Building Inspector Toby Rhoades gave his usual report to the city council at their last meeting, saying the new O'Reilly Auto Parts building that is under construction next to McDonald's is “moving along and is a good-looking building.”

September 20th

Grant Monies Help Fund Tech Programs

With a $2.75 million grant assured from the federal Department of Labor, officials at Sheridan College will start looking at how best to use the funds to enhance the technical programs it offers to its students.

Thorne-Rider Under Construction

Thorne Rider Campus (Pat Blair Photo)

Sheridan College's President Paul Young says the construction and remodel of the college's Thorne Rider Campus Center is well under way, with plans to open the facility by summer.

Sheridan Chamber Hosts Financial Seminar

Organizers of an upcoming business seminar are issuing a last call for sign-ups. Only a few seats remain for the “Profit Mastery” workshop planned for next week in Sheridan.

Program Details Sheridan's Food Legacy

Organizers of an upcoming program on the history of Sheridan's food production industries say locals might be surprised at the abundance of food that's been produced here through the years.

Unclaimed Property Will Be Tossed

The Sheridan Police Department will soon be getting rid of any unclaimed property found over the summer. As per state statute, the property can be disposed of after 90 days.

Hunt Competition's On For Governor and First Lady

Gov. Matt Mead (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead is aiming to bag an antelope this weekend in the One-Shot hunt in Lander and his wife is signed up for next month's first-ever women's antelope hunt in Ucross.

September 19th

Joe McCarthy Found Guilty Thursday Night

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prosecuting attorney Kim Cannon

The recent book by Roger McDaniel, “Dying for Joe McCarthy's Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming Senator Lester Hunt,” explores the circumstances surrounding Hunt's death, specifically the role that Senator Joe McCarthy played in the tragedy.