Archive - Apr 25, 2016 - News

Save By Signing Up Now For Bluegrass Camp For Kids

Registration is currently open for the upcoming 2016 Bluegrass Camps For Kids to be held July 6th through the 8th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, the week before the 12th Big Horn Mountain Festival.

Predator Control Board Submits Budget Proposal To County

Representatives of the Johnson County Predator Control Board submitted their proposed budget and asked for funding from the county commissioners during their last regular meeting.

Buffalo Council Approves Applications For Rec District Funds

Buffalo's City Council approved the requests from city department heads to apply for grant funding through the Johnson County Recreation District.

TSA Reinstates Screening at Sheridan County Airport

The Transportation Security Administration has decided to reinstate federal screening at the Sheridan County Airport.

Everest Update - Khumbo Ice-Fall & Kala Pattar

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Kala Pattar

Yesterday I went into the ice-fall up to the area known as the football field. I didn’t sleep much due to the excitement of going. After breakfast I met my Sherpa, Mingma Sona. Mingma is tall with a quick friendly smile. He checked my harness and we were off at 3:30 am.

Dining for a Cause Raises Almost $57,000 for YMCA

Dining for a Cause: Frackelton's staff person James Nield, left, with Jennifer Dafoe, Sandy Thiel and Sherrie Hotchkins. Not shown is Jolene Olson, behind Nield. (Photo by Pat Blair)

UPDATE: Monday's Dining for a Cause raised $11,855.43 for the proposed aquatics center at the Sheridan YMCA. An additional $45,000 was matched from Hammer Chevrolet, Malone Belton Abel P.C., and Buggy Bath Car Wash for a total of $56,855.43

Frackelton's restaurant in downtown Sheridan did a brisk business Monday as area residents turned out for the monthly Dining for a Cause event.

How Lander Survived (and prospered) After Losing all Those Mining Jobs in the 1980s

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Part 2 - Impartial observers like the late Gov. Ed Herschler would point at Lander as the “worst hit” town in Wyoming during the 1980s depression. To those of us who lived through it, we certainly agreed with him, although that distinction brought us no solace.

City, Firefighters, Make Progress on Contract

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The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday to continue negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters Union Local #276 on a contract for the upcoming fiscal year.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

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As part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Sheridan Police Department will be hosting a local drug take back event at Walgreens Parking lot Saturday.

G&F to Host Open House for Longtime Retiring Employee

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Joe Gilbert (Courtesy Photo)

The Sheridan Regional Office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be hosting an open house today from 2 to 4 for longtime employee Joe Gilbert, who’ll be retiring in early May.