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August 8th, 2011

NWS in Billings Says More Thunderstorms Expected Tuesday

According to the NWS in Billings, thunderstorms throughout last night in Sheridan County will be followed by more later today. Shawn Campbell, meteorologist intern with the National Weather Service in Billings, explains.

Advocacy and Resource Center Isn't Just For Women

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Advocacy and Resource Center Isn't Just For Women

The Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan has been around for three decades helping victims of all violent crimes. While the center most typically deals with cases where the woman is the victim, they have been seeing more and more men reach out for assistance over the years as well.

Kennon Products to Showcase Cabin Liner at DOD Conference

A veiw of the cabin liner Kennon will present at a Dept. of Defense conference this September, hoping for grants to continue research for the project. (Photo Courtesy of Kennon Products)

Kennon Products of Sheridan will present a new aircraft cabin liner system at a Department of Defense conference in Atlanta next month.

Chamber and College Working on “Welcome Bags”

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Committee is once again working with the Orientation Committee at Sheridan College to provide welcome bags for students at the College this fall.

Shelter Now Accepting Calender Contest Entries

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The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is now taking entries for their 2012 Pet Calender Contest.

The Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan is now accepting entries for their 2012 Pet Calender Contest. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope says that the contest has been known to spark some friendly competition.

Buffalo Accepts Law Enforcement Grant, Awards Bid

Buffalo Police Chief Mike Chapman

The Buffalo City Council will have more money to help pay for overtime during the next three weeks during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, thanks to a grant from the Wyoming Sheriffs and Police Chiefs Association.

Gatchell's Cemetery Tours This Week and Next

Jennifer Romanoski, Educator at the Jim Gatchell Museum

The annual Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours will be happening this week and next week at Buffalo's Willow Grove Cemetery.

Rollover West of Buffalo Yields Few Details Yet

A one-vehicle rollover west of Buffalo Sunday evening is still under investigation, and not many details are known at this time. Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies responded and assisted with the rollover, but the investigation is being handled by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Antelope Butte Foundation Takes First Step Toward Reopening Ski Area

(Photo courtesy MCC)

A private citizen effort to reopen the Antelope Butte Ski Area as a nonprofit took a step forward this month, as the recently formed Antelope Butte Foundation met with the National Forest Service to put a hold on action to dismantle what's left of the facility in order for ABF to develop and present their business and fundraising plans to the state.

Gillette Man Dies After Rollover Thursday on I-90 Near Buffalo

A Gillette man is dead after falling asleep at the wheel and being ejected from his pickup during a rollover. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 61-year-old Paul J. Drew of Gillette died en-route to the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following the accident on I-90 which took place on Thursday afternoon 15 miles east of Buffalo in Johnson County.