Archive - May 15, 2017 - News

Council Splits in Decision on Liquor Ordinance

Faced with opposition from Sheridan's liquor dealers, the city council gave first-reading approval to a new liquor licensing ordinance by a vote of 4-2 Monday night.

Council Gives First-Reading Nod to Sign Ordinance

An ordinance that will allow electronic signs in Sheridan got first-reading nod from the city council Monday night.

Cort: Marijuana 'Considerably' More Dangerous

Marijuana is considerably more dangerous now than it was in the 1970s, or even 10 years ago.

Thompson Selected as New County Sheriff

Allen Thompson, who's currently Sheridan County undersheriff, was elected by county commissioners Monday to replace Sheriff Dave Hofmeier, who will retire effective June 30.

Law Enforcement, Athletes Carry Torch for Olympics

About 15 law enforcement people and 30 athletes set out from the Law Enforcement Center Monday morning carrying a torch bound for the Special Olympics that start Thursday in Laramie.

Running Hard Toward Life’s Home Plate; Count Your Lifetime by Innings Played

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It was 21 years ago this spring that my old friend Loraine Ocenas emceed my 50th birthday party and claimed its theme was: “How does it feel to have your future behind you?”

My answer, of course, was “my best years are ahead of me” and indeed, that turned out to be true.

Crews Respond to Weekend Structure Fire

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Crews with Goose Valley Fire Department and Sheridan Fire-Rescue responded to the report of a structure fire on Paradise Road just before noon Sunday.

Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

Annual Buffalo Habitat Garage Sale This Weekend

Habitat For Humanity of Johnson County will have their annual garage sale fundraiser this weekend at the fairgrounds in Buffalo.

Buffalo Law Enforcement To Take Kids On D.A.R.E Trip

Law enforcement officers with the Buffalo Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff's Office took area kids to Rapid City, South Dakota May 5th and 6th for their annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E. trip.