Archive - Sep 17, 2013 - News

Buffalo City Council Accepts Resignation From Planner

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

At their meeting Tuesday night, the Buffalo City Council accepted the resignation of City Planner Zach Montgomery, effective September 30th.

City Receives Fiber Connectivity Report

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Consultant Joe Sharkey (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Wyoming Business Council hired TMNG Global's Telecommunications and Data Center Consultant Joe Sharkey to conduct a statewide infrastructure assessment, with the primary purpose focusing on the potential to recruit data centers to Wyoming.

McCarthy Mock Trial Set for Thursday Night

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The Sheridan County Museum will be putting on a mock trial of former U.S. Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin this Thursday night at Sheridan College. Museum Interim Director Sarah Ligocki explains how the mock trial will relate to Wyoming.

UW Launches Professional Land Management Program

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

This fall the University of Wyoming will be launching their new nationally accredited Professional Land Management program. Program Director Don Roth says UW’s program is one of just nine in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen.

Commission Approves Horse Wagering, Hires Tree Mitigation Coordinator

Sheridan County Courthouse (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The Sheridan County Commission approved resolutions today to allow pari-mutuel betting on horse races and to hire a fire mitigation coordinator for Story.

Thriving Deer Herd Boosts Hunting Opportunities

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Game and Fish officials say thriving white-tailed deer and antelope populations make for good hunting opportunities this fall, especially in the northeastern part of the state.

Local Historian Leads Cemetery Tour

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Local historian Tyson Emborg will take history buffs on a walk back in time tonight at the local cemetery. But first, the high school teacher will be giving some background information on the cemetery that dates back to 1890 and on many of the people buried there.

Tire Thief Remains At Large

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Sheridan police are still searching for a white male who's alleged to have stolen tires Friday morning from an outdoor display at Plains Tire on Coffeen Avenue. Lt. Chris Dahmke said they know who he is and that he's not from this area.

Beer Tax Increase Fails Committee Support

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A proposal to increase Wyoming's tax on beer has failed to gain support from an interim legislative committee that met Friday in Buffalo. Wyoming's 2 cents a gallon tax on beer is the lowest in the nation.

Library Expansion Grants On Agenda For Jo Co Commission

Johnson County's Commissioners

At their meeting this morning, the Johnson County Commissioners will be discussing possible avenues for funding the proposed Johnson County Library expansion project.