Archive - Sep 2013 - News

September 26th

Task Force Launches Informational Cap Tax Website

The Sheridan County Capital Facilities Tax Task Force has launched an informational website at containing detailed information on the Capital Facilities Tax , referred to as the Cap Tax election slated for November 5.

Victim's Mother Says Rapist Eluded Justice

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The mother of a 14-year-old rape victim says the pending release of the girl's assailant after just 30 days in a Montana prison has denied her daughter vindication.

Authorities Arrest Idaho Fugitive In Montana

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An man from Idaho suspected in a carjacking was detained Wednesday in southeastern Montana. The Billings Gazette reports that the Big Horn County Sheriff's Department confirmed the arrest.

September 25th

City Council Approves Activities For Light Up Buffalo

Gene Sturlin, with the Buffalo Downtown Association, approached the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting, asking for permission for the use of fireworks and for a static display during the Light Up Buffalo celebration downtown.

Johnson County Cattlemen/Women Fall Gathering Saturday

HF Bar Ranch northwest of Buffalo will be the location for the Fall Gathering of the Johnson County Cattlemen and Cattlewomen this Saturday evening.

JCSD1: Conrad Street Extension May Come Sooner

At the regular meeting of the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees this week, Superintendent Dr. Rod Kessler reported that Conrad Street at the new Cloud Peak School may get extended through to South Main Street sooner than originally thought.

The Future of Story

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In early June of this year, the Wyoming Rural Development Council conducted a community assessment for the mountain community of Story. Residents had a chance to give their opinions and ideas of what they would like to see regarding the future of Story.

Covering the Courts

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The four tennis courts along with the warm-up and pickle ball areas at Thorne-Rider Park have recently been resurfaced.

College on Lockdown During Search for ID Fugitive

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Law enforcement officers in southeastern Montana continued searching Wednesday for a 36-year-old Idaho man suspected in a carjacking.

Phone Service Halts Extension Move

Educator Scott Hininger of the University of Wyoming's extension office in Sheridan said a problem with phone service delayed the department's move to a new location last week, at the last minute.