Archive - Dec 30, 2011

Dale Deam

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Dale Deam, 92, of Banner passed away at his residence on Friday, December 30, 2011

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Phyllis N. Neard,

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Phyllis N. Neard, 82, of Sheridan passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011 at the Westview Health Care Center.

Services for Phyllis are planned for next May.

Online condolences may be written at

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

4 Killed, 1 Injured in Crash on Crow Reservation

4 Killed, 1 Injured in Crash on Crow Reservation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol says four people are dead and another is hospitalized after a head-on crash on an Interstate 90 frontage road on the Crow Indian Reservation.

Are you going to make any New Year's resolutions?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
31% (90 votes)
44% (127 votes)
Why, what is the point?
22% (64 votes)
3% (10 votes)
Total votes: 291

Wyo. Water Year: Snow Pack, Late Spring Cool Temps, Flooding

Photo of the tragedy that killed four when a Colorado Springs family's car went into a section of washed out highway in the Medicine Bow National Forest in July. (NOAA photo)

The Water Year 2011 Hydrologic Summary from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office in Riverton was released this week, and Wyoming saw a record water year in 2011 which included heavy flooding across the state.

2011 Stories: Listeria Outbreak Reaches Sheridan

One of the bigger national stories of 2011 reached our community in September, when a Sheridan County woman died as a result of eating a Listeria-tainted cantaloupe.

WHP: Don't Ignore High Wind Advisories

WHP photo: Three tractor trailer combinations lay on their sides at mile post #4 in the median on Interstate Thursday afternoon as a result of strong winds blowing them over.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it's important to be mindful of High Wind Advisories. In the last 48 hours, troopers responded to at least fifteen tractor trailer blow-over crashes, according to a media release from Sergeant Stephen Townsend.

Tree Removed at Gatchell Museum Was Safety Hazard

The tree removed at the Jim Gatchell Museum recently was a safety hazard. Photo courtesy of Johnson County.

Public sentiment has been against the removal of old trees from the Johnson County Courthouse and Jim Gatchell Museum Premises, but one tree that was removed near the museum recently was definitely a public safety hazard, according to County Sanitarian Rick Durfee.

Buffalo Approves Water Main Design Study For Schools

Buffalo's City Council will bid a design for the water lines in and around the new Cloud Peak School and the existing schools in the southwest portion of the city.