Archive - 2013 - News

September 26th

Sheridan Freshman Crowned College Rodeo Queen

A college freshman from Sheridan is Chadron State's new rodeo queen. 18-year-old Bailey McLean was crowned Friday night during festivities at the college in Nebraska.

Ranchester Eyes $3 Million in Projects With Cap Tax Funds

Ranchester officials hope to supplement their town's $1.9 million in capital facilities tax revenues with enough money from other sources to finance more than $3 million in projects over the next eight years.

Dayton Earmarks $1 Million in Cap Tax For Lagoon

The town of Dayton will spend more than half its $1.92 million share of capital facilities tax funds on upgrades to the three-cell lagoon that comprises the city's waste-water treatment system.

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

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.

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.

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.