Archive - May 17, 2016

Buffalo Chamber Releases Schedule For Longmire Days Events

The cast of Longmire. Photo by Aaron Palmer.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce has released the schedule of events for this year's Longmire Days, which will be happening July 8th, 9th, and 10th.

County Awards Commissioner's Scholarships

Johnson County's Commissioners awarded their scholarships at their meeting on Tuesday, granting $4,000 to high school students in both Buffalo and Kaycee to help further their educations.

Buffalo Council Approves $13.9 Million Budget On First Read

Buffalo's City Council passed on first reading Ordinance No. 1384, the annual appropriations, or budget bill, for just under $14 million, but only on a split 3-2 vote.

Victoria Golab’s “Miene Perfektion”

On Tuesday night, there was a Meet the Artist Reception for Victoria Golab’s painting “Miene Perfektion” at Frackelton’s in Sheridan.

Golab shared why she chose a wolf to compare to herself.

SEEDA Board Accepts Proposal for Property

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Sheridan Mayor and SEEDA Chairman John Heath (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board conditionally accepted an offer to purchase 3.6 acres of property within the Sheridan Commercial Park during a special meeting Tuesday. Advanced Electrical Contracting Inc.

‘Nominate Your Neighbor’ Winner Announced

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The Sheridan area “Nominate Your Neighbor” program was developed after the hailstorm of 2013 by Wyoming Roofing in conjunction with Owen’s Corning, to help those in need of roof repair or replacement.

Senator Barrasso Commends Western Water Supply Bill

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

U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming weighed in on the Western Water Supply and Planning Enhancement Act of 2016 during a hearing Tuesday of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power.

Commissioners Urged to Reconsider SAWS Vote

Dave Engels asks commissioners to reconsider their action. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Dave Engels, a former administrator of the Sheridan Area Water Supply, known as SAWS, has urged Sheridan County commissioners to reconsider a decision made last month to end consideration of turning over the SAWS rural water system to city ownership.

Senator Enzi Speaks on BLM’s Attack on Coal

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Senator Mike Enzi defended Wyoming’s coal industry during a public meeting in Casper. The meeting was in regards to the Bureau of Land Management’s(BLM) review of the federal coal program.

Lynn G. Repsis

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Lynn G. Repsis, 97, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at the Green House Living.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with Pastor John Craft officiating.

Online condolences may be written at
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.