Archive - Jul 24, 2018

Philanthropy Integral to Hospital

Ada Kirven, standing, gets a laugh as she presents a gift to outgoing board member Dave Nicolarsen. At right, in yellow, is Nicolarsen's wife, Karen. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Philanthropy, according to Mike McCafferty, plays an integral role at Sheridan Memorial Hosital.

Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Kicks Off This Weekend

The 2018 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo will begin this Saturday and run through Sunday, August 5th at the fairgrounds and other locations around Buffalo, with many events during the busy week.

Buffalo Mayor Updates Council On Special Purpose Tax

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson

The City of Buffalo is looking to get a ballot measure before the voters in the November election for a special purpose one-cent tax that would pay for improvements and infrastructure of city streets and roads.

Clare Johnson

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Private family services for Clare Johnson, 81 year old long time Buffalo resident who passed away early Tuesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center, will be held by his family at a later date. Donations in Mr. Johnson’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

Charles Carpenter

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Charles Bruce Carpenter, 83, of Sheridan, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018, at the Sheridan Manor.

Bruce was born on April 24, 1935 to parents Allen and Virginia (Smith) Carpenter in Danbury, WI. His family moved to Montana during the depression. When Bruce was 14 he began working on ranches he also worked in the woods with his dad.

Gariffa Pleads Not Guilty to Charges

Colleen Ann Garriffa pleaded not guilty in district court Tuesday to two counts of delivery of a controlled substance.

Verlee J. Garbrecht

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Verlee J. Garbrecht, 85, of Sheridan, Wyoming passed away in Billings, MT. on
Wednesday, July 18, 2018. An 11 year resident of Sheridan, Wyoming and
former long time resident of Rock Springs, Mrs. Garbrecht died following a fall.
She was born at home on October 2, 1932 in Rock Springs, and was the
daughter of Ben and Katherine (Zotti) Boschetto. Mrs. Garbrecht was a 1950

Raymond L. Griffith

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Raymond L. Griffith, 78, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at the Westview Health Care Center.

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

Updating the Comprehensive Plan

Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier (Photo Ron Richter ©)

When the Sheridan County Commissioners approved the budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1, it included funding to update the Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan.

Dayton Days Begins Friday

(Photo by Pat Blair)

The 42nd annual Dayton Days will kick-off this Friday with a number of events including the “cow pie classic,” a barbecue, children’s pet parade and a movie in the park at dusk.