Archive - Oct 10, 2011

Both seem to work. Which is better? (updated)

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On the left are 4-inch wide by 10-foot long yellow stripes that are 15-mils thick (.38mm) and separate two-way traffic traveling 65-mph on many of Wyoming's rural unlighted highways - on the right is a 33-inch wide, block long concrete median that is 8-inches high and separates two-way traffic traveling 30-mph on Sheridan's North Main Street under an abundance of street lights.

SCSD2 Board Hears Updates from Secondary Principals

SCSD2 Board of Trustees (Sheridan Media file photo)

The Sheridan County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees heard presentations from three principals Monday evening at their monthly board meeting, concerning the culture and academic performance of District Two secondary schools.

Hemorrhagic Disease Active in Wyoming

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Hemorrhagic Disease Active in Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish biologists have confirmed that epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, has killed a number of white-tailed deer and some pronghorn in the Big Horn Basin, Sheridan and Casper areas this year.

Town Hall Parent Advisory at SHS

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SHS will host a special parent advisory meeting this month.

This month's Sheridan High School parent advisory meeting will be combined with representatives from the University of Wyoming; there will be no Thursday night meeting, as it will be held this Wednesday night instead.

Parents, Childcare Providers See Value in State Program

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans

The Department of Workforce Services’ effort to improve quality child care in Wyoming seems to be having an impact based on a recent study of its statewide awareness campaign.

Fall Tourism Summit in Sheridan

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Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker

Wyoming Hospitality and Tourism leaders have gathered in Sheridan for the Fall Hospitality and Tourism Summit. Wyoming Office of Tourism Director Diane Shober will speak at the two-day event later today with an update on how the state fared over this past summer tourism season.

Public Pulse - Monday 10/10/11

Chamber of Commerce / Joey Puettman, Joey's FlyFishing Foundation

It's Fire Safety Week

Firefighter/EMT Intermediate Andy Lindberg shows a group of school children how to operate the controls of the fire pump on Sheridan Fire-Rescue’s Engine 2. (Sheridan Fire-Rescue photo)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue has joined fire departments across the country in recognizing Fire Prevention Week, and SFR will host an open house at the fire station Saturday, October 15.

3rd Annual Lane Goldhammer Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is Sunday

Lane Goldhammer, 13, wore number 69 for the Big Horn Rams. A fundraiser for a scholarship in his memory will be held this Sunday from 1-4 pm at Cloud Peak Lanes in Sheridan.

Three years ago today, 13-year-old Big Horn student and friend, Lane Goldhammer, died in a car accident. This Sunday for the third year, friends and family will gather in his memory to go bowling.

BLM to Remove 6,000 More Wild Horses in West

BLM photo, Wyoming wild horse

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal land managers have announced plans to remove more than 6,000 more wild horses from the range across the West in the next few months, including about 3,500 mustangs in Nevada.