Archive - May 10, 2016

Buffalo Council OKs Agreements With Two Local Businesses

Buffalo City Council

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven brought two separate agreements for approval by the city council during their last meeting.

School Board Rescinds Vote For Rec Board Members

The Johnson County School Board voted to rescind their vote from a special meeting called on Monday, April 25th, because the vote, although legal, could have appeared to be questionable, according to school district legal counsel Tim Kirven.

Conservation District Approves Budget Proposal

Sheridan County Conservation District supervisors approved a proposal to spend just under $490,000 in the year that starts on July 1.

Buffalo Teacher Honored During Week At Nation's Capital

Buffalo teacher Amy Pierson (on his left) with President Barack Obama at a recent event honoring the Teachers Of The Year from each state, territory and the District of Columbia. Photo courtesy Amy Pierson.

Amy Pierson, a fourth grade teacher at Cloud Peak Elementary School in Buffalo, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to be honored as the 2016 Wyoming Teacher Of The Year, and to be part of the naming of the 2016 National Teacher Of The Year.

SHS Student Becomes First in Wyoming to be a LEDA Scholar

John Lenzi is an 11th grade Sheridan High School Student who has just become the first student in Wyoming history to be named a Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America(LEDA) Scholar.

Food Forest

The Food Forest Committee is made up of many different people from different organizations including Scott Hininger, Val Burgess and Chuck Walters, that are bringing a “Food Forest” to Sheridan’s Thorne-Rider Park.

The Tiger Retires

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After almost 39 years of sales work for Sheridan Motor, Tony “The Tiger” Gowler has decided to retire. The Tiger will work his last day on Friday and then he will embark on the next stage in his life. Gowler shared with us how his nickname came to be.

TSA to Visit Airport This Month

Authorities with the Transportation Security Administration will visit the Sheridan County Airport sometime this month, according to Airport Manager John Stopka.

WWA Offering 18 Free Hikes This Year

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Wyoming Wilderness Association is offering 18 free hikes throughout the summer, with the first one set to take place later this month.

House District 30 Candidate Explains Why She’s Running

House District 30 candidate Gail Symons (Courtesy photo)

In March, Sheridan County native Gail Symons announced her candidacy for State House District 30. Monday, Symons was a guest on our news talk show Public Pulse, where she explained that accountability is one of the factors that led to her decision to run.