Archive - Apr 7, 2016

Commissioners Approve 'Advance' For Gatchell Museum

Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

The Johnson County Commissioners approved a $20,000 “advance” of funding for the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum to cover their payroll and other operational expenses through the end of this month.

Council Passes Transient Merchant Ordinance On Second Read

Buffalo's City Council had the second reading of Ordinance No. 1382, dealing with transient merchants and special events in the city.

Lead Test Kits Available Through Johnson County Public Health

Johnson County Public Health

***UPDATE 04/08/16 11:30am***

Johnson County Public Health has informed Sheridan Media that the test kits they have on hand are not the correct ones needed to test for lead. They are now referring residents that want to test the water in their homes to Inter-Mountain Labs in Sheridan or the City of Buffalo for the test kits.
Also, Public Health will not be transporting the test kits to Sheridan as previously reported.
We apologize for any confusion.

Power Line Ignites Grass Fire in Sheridan

No injuries were reported in a small grass fire in Sheridan Wednesday afternoon.

Councilman Lee to Run For Mayor of Sheridan

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Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee announced Thursday that he would be running for Mayor of Sheridan. Lee said he has the energy and the drive to lead Sheridan into the future.

Body Found in Little Goose Creek [Update]

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UPDATE 1:44PM The Sheridan County Coroner’s Office has identified the man that was found dead in Little Goose Creek Thursday morning as 40-year-old Joseph Green of Sheridan. Deputy Coroner Kerrie Kimmel said the cause of death is pending following the results of an autopsy. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Tom Ringley provided us with the details of what led to the body being discovered.

Ringley said that the events leading up to the death are still under investigation, but that it appears there weren’t any second parties involved in the incident.

Thursday 04-07-16

Representatives Rosie Berger and Senator Bruce Burns

David Smith

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A private family celebration of life for David Smith, 72 year old Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly at his home in Buffalo Sunday evening, will be held by his family. Donations in David’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be left at

District Hopes for Liaison to be In Place by Fall

Sheridan County School District 2 hopes that an early childhood liaison will be in place by fall.

Bronc / Lady Bronc soccer opens conference play tomorrow / Rockies take two out of three from Arizona

BRONC / LADY BRONC SOCCER - The Sheridan high school soccer teams open conference play tomorrow with matches against Cheyenne South the Broncs play at home, Lady Broncs will play at south games times have the JV's at 4:00 and varsity 6:00.

Both teams are 3-0 on the season as we here from Lady Bronc Head coach Mallery Marshall she says starting tomorrow the season really gets going.

And they expect to see to pretty good opponents this weekend.