Archive - Oct 24, 2016 - News

Commissioners Authorize Funds to Digitize Court Records

Sheridan County commissioners have authorized spending about $257,000 to digitize 90 years of probate and juvenile court records before sending the records to Cheyenne to be archived.

Boy Scouts Host Haunted House in Sheridan’s Iron Works Building

For the second year, Sheridan’s Boy Scout Troop 117 will be hosting a haunted house over the Halloween weekend. This year they will hold their events in Sheridan’s Iron Works according to organizer Chris Johnston.

Rec District’s 1st Annual Adult 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament Still Needs More Teams

There are many different 3 on 3 basketball competitions in our area and the Sheridan Recreation District would like to introduce a new basketball tournament.

Prescribed Burn in the Bighorn National Forest

The Bighorn National Forest, Powder Ranger District fire managers are conducting prescribed burns today. They are burning off Forest Service Road 436 in the southwest corner of the forest in Washakie County.

Cowboy Pickup Drivers Speeding Through Mountains and Prairies

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Is it possible that you can learn more about your home state by spending some time in and traveling through some adjoining western states?

Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

Madden Urges Voters To Back Amendment A

State Representative Mike Madden

During his presentation at the recent Buffalo Chamber of Commerce luncheon, State Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo, who is backing Wyoming's Constitutional Amendment A, urged those attending to vote in favor of the amendment during the general election November 8th and to get the word out to everyone that it will be good for the future financial health of the state.

Buffalo's Lobban Avenue Construction Update

Brent Bennett

The City of Buffalo's Lobban Avenue reconstruction project update: Brent Bennett with Nelson Engineering said during the next couple of weeks the contractor will be working on Benteen from Main Street to the trailer park and a small section of Lobban south of Benteen as well as Fetterman from Main Street to Western Avenue.

Buffalo Council Approves Street Closure On Halloween

A family enjoying Buffalo's Monster March in 2015.

A request from the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce to close Main Street downtown on Halloween afternoon was approved by the city council at their recent meeting.

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 24, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Post newspaper on Oct. 24, 1916.