Archive - Jul 13, 2011 - News

I-90 Now Open to West Bound Traffic

I-90 Now Open to West Bound Traffic

I-90 is now open to west-bound traffic at the Meade Creek Exit, or Exit 33, to Sheridan. Public Information Specialist for WYDOT, Ronda Holwell, explains.

Fire On Higby Road Destroys Single Family Dwelling

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Members of Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Goose Valley Fire Department battle a blaze during the early morning hours Wednesday at 72 Higby Road. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Goose Valley Fire Department received a call of a structure fire at 72 Higby Road in Sheridan County at approximately 1 am Wednesday. Goose Valley Fire Chief Bob Williams says that Sheridan Fire-Rescue were called in to assist with the fire.

Rodeo Board Asks Viewers to Be Aware of Construction During Parade

No amount of Main Street construction could stop the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade. This year's parade is set for Friday morning at 10, with Mike and Diana Enzi as Grand Marshals. Rodeo Board member Linda St.

No Change to This Year's Duck Race

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The Kiwanis Duck Race will take place at its usual spot in Kendrick Park.

One of the annual traditions of Rodeo Friday in Sheridan is the Kiwanis Duck Race in Kendrick Park. Until Tuesday, it was undecided if the race would be held in Big Goose Creek in the park as it usually is.

Police Department Advises Parade Goers to Wait to put out Chairs

Each year parade goers scramble to get the best spots on Main to watch the parade. The Sheridan Police Department suggests that those putting out chairs early should wait until Friday morning.

WYDOT Hoping For End of I-90 Re-route Early Next Week

Sheridan WYO Rodeo collides with the I-90 landslide closure this week, but WYDOT is working to make sure that traffic moves as smoothly as possible for all.

NEWY to Host Lawmakers for Energy, Tourism Tour

Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis

The Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders, or NEWY, will give a tour of Northeast Wyoming for lawmakers from Washington, D.C. later this summer to showcase both the energy and tourism industries.

Buffalo Awaits Contract for Economic Grant

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

The City of Buffalo was awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Wyoming Business Council last month, to pursue a Community and Economic Development Master Plan for the city, county and Kaycee.

Buffalo Council Agrees to Water Line Easement Payments

Buffalo City Council

At last week's Buffalo City Council meeting, the council approved a request from City Attorney Ben Kirven for roughly $4,400 in payments for water line easements and fees he negotiated across state-owned lands at the Veteran's Home and private properties west of Buffalo.
Kirven explains.