Archive - Dec 2010 - News

December 8th

Two-Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Gillette Man

An accident three miles south of Gillette on WYO 50 Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of 38-year-old John Herrera of Gillette.

Sheridan Police Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks

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The Sheridan Police Department this week conducted their second of two annual alcohol compliance checks on local bars and liquor stores in the Sheridan area.

Cowboy Poetry Friday at SCJC

Sheridan College in Johnson County will host a Cowboy Poetry night this Friday at 7 pm at the SCJC campus on North Main Street in Buffalo.

Ashlea Redding is with Sheridan College; she explains what cowboy poetry is.

Buffalo City Council Awards Bid for Shop

Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, has this report on the Buffalo City Council meeting.

Leveling The "Playing Field" With Fluoride?

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Board system is among the approximately 30% of national water systems that do not add fluoride to their water. This was one of the findings discussed at the SAWS Board meeting Wednesday night.

Senator Barrasso: Gift to America

From an Op-Ed piece sent to media outlets Wednesday morning from Senator John Barrasso's office:

"People around the Cowboy State say we need more Wyoming in Washington. In Washington, folks can always use a reminder of Wyoming values -- honesty, integrity, independence, and a strong work ethic.

December 7th

Dayton-Ranchester Rotarians Celebrate Seniors

Every December, the Dayton – Ranchester Rotary hosts a Christmas dinner for the senior citizens in those two communities. Monday night, says Rotarian Warren Mischke, they had a wonderful time.

Lake DeSmet Board Not “Mixing it Up”

The Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board currently consists of both private citizens and elected county commissioners from both Sheridan and Johnson Counties.

Other JC Commission Happenings

The Johnson County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday, discussed and will look into building a vault for treasurer-elect Carla Faircloth. There used to be a vault for the treasurer in that office until the courthouse was remodeled a number of years ago, when the vault was removed.

Buffalo City Council Passes 'Spice' Ordinance

Aaron Palmer brings us this report from the Buffalo City Council.