April 8th, 2014

Dog Park Public Meeting Draws Mixed Opinions

The Vision Buffalo Commission (also known as the VBC) hosted a public informational and support meeting on a proposed new dog park for the City of Buffalo at City Hall Tuesday evening.

Planning For Car Club Tour To Kaycee Sunday

The Sheridan and Johnson County Model A and Pioneer Car Club will meet on Sunday, April 13th at the Country Kitchen in Sheridan.

Commission Considers Coroner Salary

After decades of paying the coroner a flat fee per case, the Sheridan County commissioners are considering a salary for the elected official.

Turkey Hunters Should be Able to Bag a Bird

Wildlife officials say turkey hunters in Hunt Area 3, which includes the counties of Sheridan, Johnson and Campbell, should have plenty of wild turkeys to pursue this spring because populations are generally in good shape.

OSHA Hearing Examines Silica Dust Risks in Fracking

OSHA just wrapped up nearly three weeks of hearings on a proposed rule to limit workers' exposure to silica dust. Hydraulic fracturing, which is done in Wyoming, was one of the industry exposures examined, along with general construction, masonry and foundries.

Rios Named to City Council

Sheridan businessman Jesus Rios has been elected to finish out the unexpired term of Levi Dominguez on the Sheridan City Council.

Sheridan volleyball Champs

Sheridan Volleyball Club White Team competed in the Gillette Invitational on Saturday April 5th winning the championship in the U14A Silver Bracket.

The team is pictured from L-R: Mindy Songer, Bailey Coon, Marissa Coon, Madisyn Godwin, Kaylee Abernatha, Jordan Christensen & Talia Steel. Coach
Mandy Sams is not pictured.

Energy Company Recognized for Supporting Education

An energy company that operates a coal mine 35 miles north of Sheridan and contributes to the technical programs at the community colleges of both Sheridan and Gillette has been recognized nationally for its commitment to education.

Governor Calls Unemployment Rates Positive Signs

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead says the latest unemployment figures show the strength of Wyoming and he believes the economy will continue to expand.

Local sports schedule -- Lots of action this week

SOCCER - The Sheridan high school soccer teams have more conference action with the Cheyenne schools this week.

On a windy Monday at practice Lady Bronc Head coach Mallery Marshall said the Lady Bronc win at Gillette last Friday was big especially coming off a conference loss against Laramie.

And Marshall says the matches with the Cheyenne schools will be a good test for the Lady Broncs at home this week. And they are working this week on being more aggressive with the ball.