Archive - May 10, 2019

Wyoming Big Brother of the Year

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Bob Utter, middle, was presented with the Wyoming Big Brother of the Year award Thursday night in Sheridan. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

A special ceremony was held Thursday at the Hub on Smith in Sheridan to recognize this year’s Wyoming Big Brother of the Year recipient Bob Utter of Sheridan, who is a Commercial Representative with Concept Z Home and Property.

Cloud Peak Energy Files for Bankruptcy

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation's third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy for electricity.

Buffalo Council Discusses Legal Issues, New Garbage Truck

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven, in his report to the city council, touched on a number of issues he is working on that he will be presenting to the council in the near future.

Sheridan Commission Waives Fees For Airport Renovation

The Sheridan County Commission has waived the fees for county review and building permits for the rehabilitation and expansion of the commercial terminal building at the Sheridan County Airport.

Johnson County Commission Meets New Library Director

Although not a new face to the community, the Johnson County Commission met the new director of the county library at their recent meeting, and also discussed allowing the library to hire a new employee.

Weatherby Grand Opening

Sheridan, WY – Weatherby, Inc announced a plan to move from Paso Robles, California to Sheridan, WY at SHOT 2018. Since that announcement Weatherby, Inc has been planning, building, and moving towards a Grand Opening of it’s brand new facility in Sheridan, WY. Weatherby, Inc.

Timothy Bisbee

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In loving memory of Timothy Bisbee: father, friend, soldier, and hero to many.
Born in Junction City, Kansas in 1964 to David and Elsbeth Bisbee.

After 13 years of service in the US Army, Tim was honorably discharged in 2000 as a Chief Warrant Officer II in Fort Riley, Kansas. He was a Radar Technician in the Field Artillery and received multiple honors throughout his career.

Levi King

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Levi King, 34, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at his residence.

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

UW Board of Trustees to Interview Three Candidates for Acting President

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will interview three candidates for the office of acting president of the university during an executive session Wednesday, May 15.