Archive - Jan 23, 2013 - News

Buffalo Chamber's Winter Gathering Saturday

The fifth annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Winter Gathering will be this Saturday at the Deerfield Building downtown.

This year's theme is “Mardi Gras,” and those attending are encouraged to come in their best Mardi Gras Ball attire.

Johnson County BOH: New Nurse, Flu Update

The Johnson County Board of Health had their first quartely meeting of 2013 with the Johnson County Commissioners. The board introduced the new State Nurse, gave an update on flu cases in the county, and reported on capital construction at the healthcare center.

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess: 'State Of City Is Good'

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess gave the annual State Of The City Address at a luncheon Wednesday, saying the state of the city is “good.”

City to Apply for Two MRG Grants

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The City of Sheridan will apply for two mineral royalty grants to fund the continuation of the Wyoming Avenue Park reconstruction project and the Illinois Street reconstruction project. Illinois Street is a project that's been on the City's radar for awhile.

UW Building Receives Prestigious Certification

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The building that houses the University of Wyoming’s School of Environment and Natural Resources has received Gold recognition through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system.

Sheridan Juveniles Cited for Firearm Incident

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The Sheridan Police Department has issued a media release stating that just after 5 pm Tuesday, officers responded to several reports of male subjects in a white Plymouth passenger car driving around the business district brandishing and pointing a handgun at various persons and businesses along the way.

Wyoming lags behind Western GOP states on Medicaid expansion

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By Ron Feemster - originally published January 22, 2013

Four Republican Western-state governors who originally opposed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed their minds in the past month and came out in favor of expanding Medicaid coverage for their neediest residents.

New Uranium Mine Proposed in NE Wyoming

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A Colorado-based company is proposing to start a new uranium mine in Campbell County in 2015. Located about 12 miles west of Wright, the 6,000-acre Reno Creek project will be operating for 20 years with annual production of about 1.5 million pounds a year.

WHP Drug Detection K-9 Scores a Hit

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol issued a media release stating that a trooper and his drug detection K-9 seized just under 3 pounds of high grade marijuana earlier this week that was headed for Sheridan. The trooper pulled over a vehicle just outside of Casper on northbound

Buffalo's Sports Complex Progressing Toward Completion

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council was updated on various ongoing projects including the new Sports Fields Complex which is scheduled for completion this Spring.