Archive - Jan 21, 2016

Seven Arrested In Recent Drug Busts In Buffalo

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

Recent drug busts in Buffalo and Johnson County have netted seven suspects charged with counts ranging from possession to intent to deliver, and have managed to seize the largest amount of methamphetamine ever in Johnson County, according to Sheriff Steve Kozisek.

Thursday 01-21-16

County Commissioners

Lieutenant Says Arsonist May Get Extended Sentence

Sheridan Police Lt. Travis Koltiska gave us the update on the Public Pulse show. (Leslie Stratmoen photo)

The man convicted of the arson of the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office in Sheridan who escaped from custody last month, never made it out of a secured area.

‘Dueling Piano’ Proceeds to Pay for Patton Pavilion

A type of theater in the round will set the stage for the Dueling Pianos show this weekend in Sheridan.

Senior Center Thrift Store Readies for Move

The Sheridan Senior Center's Green Boomerang thrift shop has become known as a unique boutique. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The renovation of the new senior center thrift store building in downtown Sheridan is nearly complete.

County Attorney Still May Face Possible Charges

Last week we reported that Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle may be facing a criminal charge for an incident that occurred at the Sheridan County Courthouse December 11 involving Sheridan Advocacy and Resource Center Executive Director Bonnie Young. According to an investigation conducted by the Sheridan Police Department, Redle allegedly attempted to kick a coffee cup from Young’s hand and threw a paper coffee cup at her.

SAWS Continues to Eye Consolidation With City

SAWS Project Manager Dan Coughlin (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Last October, the Sheridan Area Water Supply joint powers board appropriated $15,000 to fund a study on the feasibility of consolidating Sheridan County's rural water system with the city of Sheridan's municipal system.

Senate Committee Passes Barrasso Amendment to Delist Gray Wolf

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed an amendment Wednesday to the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 that would delist the gray wolf in Wyoming, Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota. The measure, sponsored by U.S.

Local English Professor Publishes Third Poetry Collection

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Sheridan College English Professor Dr. Jane Wohl will be signing copies and reading from her recently published collection of poems entitled “Learning from Old Masters”, next Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 4:30 atrium of the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College.

SHS Construction project on schedule / Pokes and Cowgirls fall against Nevada / Live SHS Hoops Friday night

SHS FACILITY UPDATE - Construction on the new locker room and class room addition at Sheridan high school is really starting to take shape as we sat down with Sheridan high school Activities Director Don Julian to get a progress report on the expansion.

First Julian says it's been quite a journey to get to this point.

The biggest hurdle in these types of projects is fund raising and Julian says the entire community came together to make it happen.