Archive - Apr 2010

April 28th

Yellowstone Getting Lots Of White Snow As Well As Some Road Closures

Yellowstone Still White

A spring snowstorm in Yellowstone National Park has prompted several temporary road closures beginning late Wednesday morning. Yellowstone Public Affairs Officer, Al Nash

SEEDA/Forward Sheridan Collaboration Continues To Grow

SEEDA Board Chairman Tom Sachse
SEEDA Board Chairman Tom Sachse

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority discussed the possibilities that their partnership with Forward Sheridan will provide at their monthly meeting Tuesday. SEEDA Chairman Tom Sachse says the collaboration allows them to broaden their grant opportunities.

Wyoming Republican Convention Gets Underway Thursday In Sheridan

Wyoming State Republican Party Chair Diana Vaughan
Wyoming State Republican Party Chair Diana Vaughan

It's been over a decade since the last Wyoming State Republican Convention was held in Sheridan; however, that will soon change as over 400 members of the State GOP are set to make Sheridan their home for the next few days.

"Fence Posts from a Bygone Era"

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Limestone fence posts from a bygone era can be seen stacked adjacent to a modern day post and wire fence in the 5200 block of Big Horn Avenue. Quarried posts of this type, 5 to 6 ft long, would weigh 350-400 pounds each.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 04/28/10

Republican State Convention Speaker / Tongue River Valley Community Center

Plans Underway for Big Horn Elementary

Rendering of three "aerial" views of the new Big Horn campus. (photo Courtesy Deer Run Graphics)

The School District 1 Board of Trustees, along with members of the Wyoming State School Facilities Commission and the Sheridan Delegation to the Wyoming Legislature were present last night at a community forum to go over the approved plans of the new Big Horn Elementary School. District Superintendent Sue Belish.

Deadline Approaching for Property Tax Refund

Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo

Representative Mike Madden was the guest on Tuesday's Public Pulse program, and he spent the majority of the hour to let people in Sheridan and Johnson Counties know about the Property Tax Refund Program.

Mountain Lion in Sheridan

Game and Fish officials tranquilize a mountain lion near Sheridan College Tuesday. It will be taken to the Big Horns today

A call to Sheridan Media this morning from Wyoming Game & Fish informed us of a mountain lion sighting in the Sheridan city limits in a neighborhood near Sheridan College Tuesday. Spokesman Tim Thomas.

April 27th

Job Growth??

Will this be a Sign of Summer in Wyoming?

The latest unemployment figures for Johnson, Sheridan and Campbell counties are out, and show slight drops in all three counties. Campbell County, which is at 6.7 percent, sits below the state average at 7.3 percent. However, Johnson is above the state average at 9.6 percent. Sheridan, too, is also above the state average.