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Certificate of Valor Awarded to Two Sheridan Men

From Left to Right: Sheriff Dave Hofmeier, Mike Dupuis Jr., Mike Dupuis Sr., and Cpl. Allen Thompson
From Left to Right: Sheriff Dave Hofmeier, Mike Dupuis Jr., Mike Dupuis Sr., and Cpl. Allen Thompson

A father and son displayed the utmost courage with their heroic efforts on Soldier Creek Road in Sheridan this past Saturday. Sheridan resident Mike Dupuis Jr. explains the accident that he and his father encountered while out helping a friend track a deer.

Diamonds in the Rough Tonight

Kate Adamson will be the featured speaker at tonight's Diamonds in the Rough event.

The Sheridan-Buffalo Business Leadership Network will be holding their Business Leadership Awards, and in tandem with the event this year, says spokesperson Janelle Anderson, is a presentation by Kate Adamson.

New Historical Park for Wyoming

New Fork Historic Marker (photo from Pinedale Online)

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Pinedale, WY – A piece of history along the Lander Road, also known as the Lander Trail in the Pinedale Anticline will soon be a new historic park. Shell, Ultra Resources and PacifiCorp are funding the purchase of the private property as part of “making good” for damages done to other cultural and historic resources nearby.

CASA Seeks New Volunteers

Training classes will be held throughout the month of October for the next group of CASA volunteers, alternating between Buffalo and Sheridan.

Sheridan County CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate, is in the process of recruiting volunteers to join their program. Jo Forbes is the Volunteer Coordinator for CASA, and says that a new training session will begin Monday, October 4th, with meetings held throughout the month. Forbes explains.

Planning Commission Approves Rezone Request

CIty of Sheridan Planning Director Rober Briggs.
CIty of Sheridan Planning Director Rober Briggs.

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved a rezone request made by Perkins Wilson LLC to rezone an entire City block, which includes their commercial building located at 304 Coffeen Avenue, from R-3 residential to B-1 business. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

SCI to Join Ptolemy Data Systems

Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mulholland
Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mulholland

Sheridan Computer Incorporated has announced that they will be joining forces with Ptolemy Data Systems in the next couple of weeks. Ptolemy CEO Ryan Mulholland says that SCI's track record speaks for itself, and that they look forward to the venture.

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns Receives Grant

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns has received a nearly $10,000 grant. (Courtesy Photo)
Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns has received a nearly $10,000 grant. (Courtesy Photo)

The Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns received some good news recently regarding funding for the steady increase in demand in services in Johnson County.

Nadeau Resigns as Fairgrounds Director

Sharon Nadeau will begin work with Coca-Cola on October 19th.

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director, Sharon Nadeau, stopped by Sheridan Media Monday morning at the request of Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson. Nadeau recently decided to make a career change.

3rd Annual Bandana Barn Dance

VOA chef Kellie Carroll with the Catering with a Cause team provided a buffet feast for over 300 people.

A harvest moon nestled in a bed of stars on a warm summer night has all the fixins of a country song, and this backdrop couldn’t have been any better for a good old-fashioned barn dance.  That’s what happened Saturday night at the Winfield Ranch near Banner as Volunteers of America hosted its 3rd Annual Bandana Barn Dance.

Celebrating Oktoberfest - Buffalo Style

Janny Breton participated in the Tour de Lure, a costumed bicycle parade sponsored by the Sports Lure in Buffalo, all part of Buffalo's Oktoberfest.

There were plenty of “oom-pah-pahs” and lots of beer at the first Oktoberfest held in Buffalo this past Saturday.  The beer flowed freely in the heart of downtown at Crazy Woman Square as twenty-two home beer brewers showcased their products in a beer brewing contest, with plenty of samples on hand for those brewski aficionados.