Archive - Apr 1, 2016

Lead Levels Elevated In Some Buffalo Homes, Businesses

Buffalo's City Hall

The City of Buffalo sent out a news release Friday afternoon informing the public that testing performed over the summer of 2015 had found elevated levels of lead in the drinking water in some homes and businesses that were tested during that time.

Recreation District Announces Lifeguard Certification

The Sheridan Recreation District will hold class starting Sunday to certify or recertify people who want to be lifeguards at Kendrick Pool this summer.

Nelda Straight

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Funeral services for Nelda Straight, 83 year old Buffalo woman, who passed away Thursday morning at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Friday, April 8th at 10:00 a.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Alena Lamirato officiating. Visitation will be held from the funeral home chapel on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

William A. King

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William (Bill) Archie King, Sr., 68, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 10, 1947, in Sheridan, WY, to James A. and Janet E. King. Due to his dad being in the service, he moved to many locations in his childhood including Italy and Germany. He graduated high school in Park Forest, IL, in 1965.

Should Wyoming have a presidential primary?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
77% (397 votes)
21% (110 votes)
2% (11 votes)
Total votes: 518

Governor Mead Responds to Mass Layoffs

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead held a news conference Thursday in response to Peabody Energy and Arch Coal announcing that some 480 coal miners are being laid off due to financial difficulties during challenging market conditions.

Downtown Burglar Arraigned in District Court

An arraignment hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 27-year-old Joshua Campbell of Sheridan who’s charged with two counts of burglary for allegedly breaking into Frackelton’s Restaurant and the Chocolate Tree in downtown Sheridan February 27.

Wyoming Theater Festival Tickets Go On Sale Today

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

Tickets for the second season of the Wyoming Theater Festival go on sale today to the public at noon. According to a news release from DannyLee Hodnett with the Festival, tickets can be purchased from the WYO Theater online at, or by calling the WYO Theater.

Sheridan Man Receives Jail Time for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

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Fourth Judicial District Court Judge William Edelman sentenced 49-year-old Anthony Spragg of Sheridan Thursday to 3 to 5 years in prison with all but 90 days suspended and four years of supervised probation for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Sheridan County.