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September 22nd, 2013

It's That Time...Pumpkin Picking Time

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The Koltiska Pumpkin Patch is open and folks can head out to the Koltiska Farm on Cat Creek Road while enjoying the fall colors, and pick their own pumpkin, straight out of a pumpkin patch.

The Poll Question of the Week

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Earlier this month, legislators discussed raising the tax on beer. The current 2 cent per gallon tax hasn't been raised in the state since it came into effect during Prohibition and Wyoming's beer tax is the lowest in the country. The national average is 28 cents per gallon.

“On the Water” Saturday

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Christopher Aldrete with fishing guide Montana Matt

It began as a Friday night get together and fundraiser for Joey's Flyfishing Foundation, a non-profit organization geared around mentoring and ended up with a fly fishing tournament called “On the Water.” Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott joined them out on Piney Creek.

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.