Archive - Jun 23, 2016

Flag-Raising Marks Honor Garden Dedication

Alan Dubberley, VOA director of business development, was MC for Thursday's dedication of the Veterans Honor Garden, behind him. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The honor guard of American Legion Post 7 raised the flag and led the Pledge of Allegiance as the Volunteers of America dedicated the organization's new Veterans Honor Garden Thursday night.

Gatchell's 'Living History Day' A Chance To Give Back

The annual Living History Day, put on by the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, will be happening this coming Saturday, June 25th in Buffalo.

Commissioners OK Agreement For Extension Officer

Johnson County Commission Chair Bill Novotny

Johnson County's Commissioners voted to approve and accept the salary agreement between themselves and the University of Wyoming for the county's extension officer.

St. Francis Shelter Offering Vaccination Clinic And BBQ

Coming up on Saturday the St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo will offer a low-cost vaccination clinic, in conjunction with their annual summer barbecue fundraiser, and welcome a special guest for animal lovers to meet and greet.

Fireworks Banned in Sheridan County

All fireworks are banned in Sheridan County unless they are approved public displays specifically permitted by Sheridan County commissioners.

Berger Represents Wyoming at BLM Coal Lease Hearing

Berger traveled to Seattle with, from left to right, Executive Director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Jason Begger, Senator Bill Landen, Senator Ogden Driskill, Gillette Mayor Louise Carter-King, Senator Michael Von Flatern, Dr. David Fall, Berger and Representative James Byrd. (Courtesy photo)

Wyoming House of Representatives Majority Floor Leader Rosie Berger of Big Horn joined fellow members of the State Legislature this week to voice their support of the coal industry at the Bureau of Land Management’s Federal Coal Leasing Programmatic EIS Scoping Session in Seattle, Washington.

Mayoral Candidate Opposes Hiring City Administrator This Year

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Candidate for Sheridan Mayor Robert Webster (File Photo)

Mayoral candidate for the City of Sheridan Robert Webster says he rejects the City’s plan to hire a city administrator in 2016. Webster said there are two main reasons why he opposes the hiring at this time.

Governor Mead Hails Fracking Decision

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Governor Matt Mead is pleased with U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl's decision in favor of Wyoming over the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule. Wyoming's challenge to this rule was joined by North Dakota, Utah, and Colorado.

Historic Trolley 115 Leaving Museum For Repairs

The Sheridan Railway & Light Company Trolley 115 left the grounds of the Sheridan County Historical Society & Museum on Monday, June 20.

Ranch Rodeo In Custer This Weekend

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Custer, Montana will host its 10th annual rodeo on Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. out on the range just two miles North of Custer. A dozen teams will compete in five events including wild cow milking, team penning, team branding, team doctoring, and pony express races. The winning team