Archive - May 16, 2016

Council Approves Additional Funds for CAST

Sheridan's city council authorized payment of another $150,000 to Sheridan's Critical Air Service Group, known as CAST, to extend the minimum revenue guarantee to Denver Air Connection.

Council Hears Update on NE Wyoming Growth Alliance

Dave Simonsen, representing Jo Co First, spoke with the Buffalo City Council at a recent meeting, updating them on the Northeast Wyoming Growth Alliance, which he said was the new name of the Tri-Cities Regional Economic Development Group.

Habitat's Annual Garage Sale This Weekend In Buffalo

Habitat For Humanity of Johnson County will have their annual Garage Sale this Thursday through Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds just north of Buffalo.

Buffalo Council Approves Special Use Permit For Businesses

Buffalo's City Hall

Buffalo's City Council approved a Special Use Permit for a business in the Sunset Business Park on Highway 16 East.

Sheridan Community Land Trust Kick Off Events

The Sheridan Community Land Trust(SCLT) will kick off their summer with events on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday at 6:30pm, Katie with SCLT said the kick off event will be a concert at the WYO Theater.

Sheridan County School District #1 Teacher of the Year

Sheridan County School District #1 has named Tongue River Elementary School Behavioral Specialist Laurel Main as their Teacher of the Year. Main has been with the district for 8 years in a variety of different special education positions.

North Sheridan Interchange Enhancements

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The North Sheridan Interchange project is tentatively set to begin this fall with an anticipated completion date of fall of 2019. The $58 million project is a joint project between the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Sheridan.

Yellowstone Bison Calf Euthanized Due to Human Interaction

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(Photo Ron Richter ©)

In recent weeks, visitors to Yellowstone National Park have been engaging in inappropriate, dangerous and illegal behavior with wildlife. The actions have not only endangered people, but have now resulted in the death of a newborn bison calf.

Wyoming Man Dies in Hiking Accident

On Sunday at around 4:35pm, 58-year-old Dean Darling of Hyattville, WY fell while rock climbing in the Tongue River Canyon. When the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office and medical personnel arrived on scene, Darling was determined to be deceased.

No further details are available at this time.

Base Camp - Rest

Have been resting the last few days though another climber and I hiked up Kala Pattar then down to Gorp Shep for chips, mo-mo’s and tea. Was nice to get out of camp for a bit. The Sherpa made the summit a few days ago with the fixed ropes.