Archive - Jul 10, 2018

Reception Launches Three-Day Ramaco Rodeo

Attendees at the Ramaco Carbon reception Tuesday night. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A reception at The Powder Horn Tuesday night launched three days of meetings and exchange of ideas aimed at promoting the use of coal to create products.

Rodeo Boot Kickoff Events Leads into Concert in the Park

It was hot as a two-dollar pistol at Whitney Commons Plaza Tuesday afternoon when American Legion Post 7 Honor Guard led off the traditional rodeo week “Boot Kickoff”.

This Week’s Poll Question

This week, for the First Northern Bank/Sheridan Media Poll Question, we asked Sheridan County residents: “What is your favorite rodeo week event?”

Robert D. Blankenfeld

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Robert D. Blankenfeld, age 87, passed away July 3, 2018. He was born in Niobrara, Nebraska to Robert and Emma Blankenfeld. His favorite part of childhood was riding his horse, hunting, visiting with his Uncle Will Blankenfeld, and dreaming of being a cowboy. Bob graduated from Lake Andes High School in South Dakota. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1950 and was honorably discharged in 1954.

Fire Civil Service Commission Certifies Hiring List

Sheridan's Fire Civil Service Commission certified the entry hiring list for six applicants who passed testing earlier this year for positions with Sheridan Fire and Rescue.

Airport Lighting Project On Hold Pending Funding

A project to rehabilitate lighting at the Sheridan County Airport is on hold pending receipt of federal money.

Big Horn Mountain Festival Coming Later This Month

The annual Big Horn Mountain Festival, a three-day music event, will be happening later this month in Buffalo.

Sheridan County Prioritizes One Percent Fund Allocations

Allocations for funds generated from the optional one-cent sales and use tax in Sheridan County have been prioritized by the county commission over the next four years, after the commission recently approved a resolution.

Buffalo Council OKs Resolution On 1% By-laws, Guidelines

The Buffalo City Council has passed a resolution that adopts by-laws and guidelines for the Optional One-percent Committee to follow when allocating funds in the future.

Tom Kinnison

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Tom Kinnison, a man wholly dedicated to his family and his community, passed away July 1, 2018, at age 70.

Tom was born on August 30, 1947, to Laurel and Jean Kinnison of Buffalo. He was the oldest of three children, and moved to Sheridan in 1954 when his family bought the Trails End Motel. He graduated from Sheridan High School in 1965, and served in the Army from 1968-1970.