Archive - 2013 - News

September 11th

State Pilots Enjoy Sheridan While Waiting for Governor

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Pilots Kory Fogg, left, and Chuck Davidson check the weather before taking off.

Anyone stopping by the Sheridan airport late Monday afternoon might have run into Governor Matt Mead's pilots that flew him in for his visit.

911 Remembered

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A 911 remembrance ceremony was held Wednesday morning at the Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department to honor those that were lost in the attacks at the World Trade Center, The Pentagon, and the crash site in Shanksville, PA twelve years ago.

September 10th

His Work Lives On

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Jim and Sharron Aurand (photo by Judy Hagerott)

An artist's reception was held Tuesday night at the Sheridan Fulmer Library displaying the work of Lindell Aurand. Aurand, was born with hemophilia and in 1984 was involved in a major car accident which left him wheelchair bound. His art became the center of his life.

Buffalo City Attorney Intros New Associate To Council

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council was introduced to new associate at Kirven and Kirven Law Offices, Cindy Baldwin, by City Attorney Ben Kirven.

JCSD1 Approves Moving Ahead With Clear Creek Transfer

At their meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees voted to move ahead with the process to transfer ownership of the old Clear Creek School building from the district to the city of Buffalo.

Bentonite Company Requests Letter Before Expanding

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, approved a request from Black Hills Bentonite for a letter from the county assuring them the county has no zoning laws or regulations that the company may be in violation of with their bentonite mining operations.

Numbers are Up for School District #1

(Photo by Chris Foy)

The number of students enrolled in Sheridan County School District #1 are up significantly from just a year ago. District #1 Superintendent Marty Kobza gives us the details on the increase.

Lawmakers Look to Spend More on Airline Aid

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A panel of state lawmakers has recommended more than doubling the funding for a state program that subsidizes air service to Wyoming communities.

Game and Fish Closes Bighorn Mountains Bear Hunt Season

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This fall's black bear hunting season for hunt areas 1 and 2 in the Bighorn Mountains is now closed. State game officials say the season closed over the weekend when the female bear quota was met.

School Trustees Hear Praise for Alternative School

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SHERIDAN, Wyo. – Sheridan County School District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty praised the district's alternative schools Monday evening after Mick Wiest, a teacher at the Fort MacKenzie school, was named the district's Certified Staff Member of the Year.