Archive - May 28, 2019

Flooding Expected to Continue

Major flooding has occurred throughout much of Sheridan County and officials with the National Weather Service in Billings expect it to continue for the immediate future.

Heavy Rainfall Closes US 14 West of Dayton

White Cross Slide (image courtesy of WYDOT)

U.S. 14 felt the impact of heavy rainfall over the Memorial Day weekend resulting in a number of rockslides encroaching onto the roadway at several locations west of Dayton Monday evening and Tuesday.

Buffalo Detention Pond Project Nearing Completion

Buffalo City Works Director Les Hook, in his recent report to the city council, said the city's storm water retention pond project is roughly 80% complete, and that it appears the contractor will finish the project ahead of schedule.

Sheridan Commission to Consider Supporting Pathway Project

Sheridan County will consider adding their support for a proposed pathway project that would connect Ranchester and Dayton along Highway 14 if approved.

Johnson County's TANF Grant Money Awarded

Johnson County's Commissioners accepted a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Grant from the state in the amount of $52,500 and then awarded funding to the Buffalo Childrens' Center, Compass Center for Families, and the Boys and Girls Club.

County Approves Requests for Additional Sales Tax Funds

Sheridan County commissioners approved requests for another $46,000 in optional sales tax funds. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County commissioners approved a little over $46,000 in additional optional sales tax funds for four organizations during their staff meeting Monday.

Story Garage Sale to be Sunday

The community-wide Story Garage Sale is set for this Sunday, starting with breakfast and a bake sale at 7 a.m. at the Story Woman's Club.

SCSD 1 Provides Free Summer Lunches Again

A free summer lunch program will start next week for children ages 3 to 18 in the Tongue River Valley.

Gostas Retires from The Hub

Lindan Gostas will retire Friday as assistant director for The Hub on Smith Street.

Flooding in Ranchester

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A couple photos of the flooding in Ranchester.

(Images courtesy of Jeff Barron)