Archive - Jul 19, 2013 - News

Arts, Crafts, Food Saturday In Buffalo's Crazy Woman Square

This weekend is “the calm before the storm” so to speak, the week between the Big Horn Mountain Festival and the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo, and there wasn't much scheduled to do.

Lubnau Appoints House Panel to Investigate Hill

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - House Speaker Tom Lubnau has appointed the House Rules and Procedures Committee to investigate Superintendent Cindy Hill's management of the state Education Department over the last two years.

Supreme Court Sets Date for Superintendent Lawsuit

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Aug. 20 in state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's legal challenge to a new state law that stripped her office of many of its powers. Hill filed her legal challenge immediately after Gov.

Sheridan Resident to Appear on Jeopardy

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This upcoming Monday, 25-year-old Sheridan resident Patrick Geary will be appearing on the long running popular game show Jeopardy. Although Geary was in Los Angeles in April to tape the episode, he's got to keep a zipped lip on how he did on the show.

Woman Accused of Fabricating Online Harassment

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - University of Wyoming police say investigators traced a sexually, potentially threatening online comment to the personal computer belonging to Meghan Lanker-Simons.

Petition to Overturn City's Fluoridation Decision Grows

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We previously reported on a petition making its way around Sheridan with the goal of overturning the city council's decision to fluoridate the municipal water supply.

Game and Fish Arrests 4 for Drunken Boating on Alcova

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says it arrested four people for boating under the influence at Alcova Reservoir over the July Fourth weekend.

Montana Angler Dies In Yellowstone River

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UPDATE 7/23 Yellowstone National Park officials have released the name of the Montana man who died after losing his footing while fishing in the Yellowstone River. Ernest Trim of Ennis, Mont. died July 17.

First of the Year Sheridan Farmer's Market Held Thursday

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With temperatures hovering near 90, that didn't discourage the crowds that showed up for the second of the 3rd Thursdays held in downtown Sheridan. A welcome addition, the Sheridan Farmer's Market moved from Whitney Commons to the block that runs from Grinnell Plaza to Broadway.

Youth Camp Issues Get County Commissioners' Attention

At a recent Johnson County Commission meeting, issues and problems with the Johnson County Youth Camp were brought to the attention of the commissioners, who have since moved to correct the problems and improve the camp.