Archive - Oct 5, 2016 - News

Economic Picture of Wyoming, U.S. Presented in Forum

Craig Hakkio speaks during economic forum. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Many of the nation's energy-dependent states, including Wyoming, have moved into a recession in recent years, but Sheridan is doing a little better than the state as a whole.

Highway 14A Opened Wednesday Afternoon

UPDATE - Highway 14A, which was closed Wednesday morning due to a rock slide, is now open to traffic, but drivers are urged to use caution traveling through the area.

Ranchester Council Passes Liquor License Ordinance

Ranchester's town council gave third-and-final approval to an ordinance that will allow liquor licenses to be issued for bars and grills.

Two Elk Developer Charged with Federal Criminal Fraud

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Rancher Dan Tracy lives near the proposed Two Elk power generation site. (Rone Tempest/WyoFile) - Federal prosecutors have charged Michael J. Ruffatto, developer of the once-proposed Two Elk coal-fired power plant near Gillette, with criminal fraud for bills he submitted under a 2009-2010 federal stimulus grant to research carbon storage on his site in rural Campbell County, according court documents obtained by WyoFile.

Wyoming News Update

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Superintendent Sees District 2 Role as Education Model

Craig Dougherty, right, introducing Teacher of the Year Ryan Fuhrman last month. (Photo from files)

Sheridan County School District 2 could serve as an education model for Wyoming.

Gatchell Museum's Fall Gathering This Weekend

The 23rd annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Fall Gathering fundraiser will be happening from 6 to 8 this Saturday night at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

County Formally Assigns Funding To YMCA

Johnson County's Commissioners.

Although the funds were already earmarked by the Johnson County Commissioners in an earlier meeting, they formally approved the transfer of $25,000 to the Johnson County Family YMCA at their Tuesday meeting.

Buffalo Council Accepts Homeland Security Grant

The Buffalo City Council has accepted a 2016-2019 Homeland Security Grant on behalf of the police department.

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder came before the council at their Tuesday meeting, asking for their approval to accept the grant for just over $113,000.

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 5, 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. 5, 1916.