Archive - Dec 5, 2011

Education Period to Commence on Parking Ordinance

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Education Period to Commence on Parking Ordinance

The Sheridan City Council met for their first meeting of December Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

Stricter UW Admission? District 2 Not Planning Curriculum Changes

Sheridan County School District 2 is not planning to make any changes to its curriculum in response to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approving new stricter admission standards.

Beware of McGruff the Crime Dog?

If you're headed home on Coffeen Avenue, near the entrance to the college beware of McGruff the Crime Dog as he sits and monitors traffic from his perch above the fence. Don't let his Santa cap and Christmas stocking fool you — he may just be waiting to give you a ticket for speeding or perhaps he's just spreading Christmas cheer to passersby.

Beautiful Sounds from Resound

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In front of a beautiful Sheridan area backdrop "Resound," hosted by the First Interstate Bank, shared handbell music for the 16th Annual Sheridan Christmas Stroll just as it has done for over ten of its more than fifteen years of sharing with the community. Their musical selections include classic hymns and contemporary arrangements for the handbell choir.

Game and Fish Stress Safety When Ice Fishing in Northeast Wyoming

Sheridan resident Ron Mischke with a nice perch he caught at Healy Reservoir near Buffalo. (Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

With the recent cold weather, ice fishing opportunities in northeast Wyoming will be here soon. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke explains one of the biggest changes this year that will affect Lake DeSmet and Healy Reservoir.

Governor Mead Asks Full Court to Review Roadless Rule Decision

Governor Mead Asks Full Court to Review Roadless Rule Decision

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead directed the state Monday to petition for a rehearing on the decision that upheld the Roadless Rule. Governor Mead would like the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to consider Wyoming’s arguments en banc.

Public Pulse - Monday 12/05/11

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Sheridan Rotary 'Panhandling For Polio'

Rotary will take donations at Sheridan High School all day Thursday. (Sheridan Media file photo)

The Sheridan Rotary, Rotaract and Interact clubs will take donations during their “Panhandling for Polio” fundraising event Thursday, December 8th at Sheridan High School.

Wyoming 5th In Funding Tobacco Prevention Programs

A report released last week says Wyoming ranks 5th in funding efforts to prevent kids from becoming smokers and helping the ones who do smoke quit.