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August 1st, 2012

New SRO for Sheridan Junior High

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Sheridan Police Officer Sam Damon reads to members of Raising Readers of Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of the SPD)

Sheridan Junior High School will have a new School Resource Officer when school begins this year. Officer Sam Damon will be the newest SRO this fall, and is one of two Resource Officers in Sheridan Schools.

Untrimmed Tree Causes Small Fire in Banner

It's no big secret that dry conditions in the area are putting forests and communities at risk for wildfires. Last week, a small fire started in Banner that knocked out power to hundreds of people for a few hours overnight.

Johnson County Fair Results For Dog, Cat Shows

Johnson County's Fair week began Sunday and before livestock events were the pet shows.
Sunday was the Dog Show, and results were made available Tuesday.

Quynn Kennedy won the Rally Category. Champion Obedience went to Ellie Renkert, and the Best Of Show was won by Jamie Bunning.

Holds Workshop On Open Containers, Sidewalk furniture

The City Of Buffalo hosted a public workshop Tuesday evening in City Hall to discuss the city's open container law, the possibility of changing it and whether or not to allow furniture on city sidewalks.

Buffalo Looking To Clean Ditch Of A/C Units

At their last meeting, the Buffalo City Council learned from City Attorney Ben Kirven that he has been in contact with the owner of the Econolodge on East Hart Street and discussed removal of air conditioning units that have been dumped in the city-owned ditch and adjacent property behind the motel.

ASIST Schedules Sheridan Suicide Prevention Workshop

A two-day workshop in Sheridan called Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, is coming to Sheridan next month. The class is targeted to those who might be in a situation where they'll have to talk to someone about suicide, such as police officers, teachers or emergency reponders.

Wednesday At The Johnson County Fair: Swine, Goats, Poultry

Wednesday's livestock events at the Johnson County Fair include swine, goats, rabbits, and poultry.

Swine Showmanship begins this morning at 8am.

The Meat Goat Show starts at 11 followed by the Dairy Goat Show at noon.

The rabbit show begins at 1pm followed by poultry at 2:30.

July 31st

Governor Views Impacts of Two Wildfires

Governor Mead views the damage from the Squirrel Creek Fire. (Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)
The Governor talks with officials at the site of the Oil Creek Fire near Newcastle. ( Photo Courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spent Tuesday traveling to Weston and Albany Counties to get a firsthand glimpse of the devastation caused by two of the largest wildfires that have burned so far this year in Wyoming.

Private Giving to UW Exceeds $40 Million

Private giving to the University of Wyoming for the fiscal year ending June 30th exceeded 40-million dollars for the second year in a row.

Battery Citations Lead to Administrative Leave for RMA Employees

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Two employees of Rocky Mountain Ambulance have been put on administrative leave until further notice after being cited for Battery Monday. Alex Carmody and Brand Stewart were cited for allegedly injuring a 75-year-old Sheridan County man in mid July.