Archive - Mar 18, 2011

Miss Wyo

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A sure sign that spring is coming can be seen as you enter Big Horn where many young longhorns can be seen. This is WRL Miss Wyo, currently in first place in the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America (T.L.B.A.A.) Hall of Fame, standing beside her one-month old bull calf. Miss Wyo was over all grand champion at the N.I.L.E.

"Franklin" Receives a Little Assistance

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Franklin is a bit camera shy!

Crossing paths with a 60 plus pound snapping turtle isn't something many of us do very often, if at all. Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht says that's exactly what happened Thursday at the Fairgrounds.

We named him Franklin

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Zach Davidson and Alan Davis Maintenance crew at the fairgrounds found him Thursday March 17, 2011

He weighed at least 60+ lbs, found Rotary Park. They released him back into the Park

We named him Franklin

Melissa Albrecht
Facilities Director
Sheridan County Fair Association

Should funding for National Public Radio be

The Bank of Sheridan
Eliminated
51% (271 votes)
Phased Out
10% (53 votes)
Stay the Same
36% (191 votes)
No Opinion
2% (12 votes)
Total votes: 527

Thrivent Presents Habitat for Humanity $91K

Members from the Thrivent Builds Program, Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns and soon-to-be first-time homeowner Craig Burns and his two sons celebrate receipt of a check in the amount of $91,000.

A blustery afternoon on an empty lot at 1411 South Thurmond Avenue in Sheridan Thursday didn't blow away the good cheer and upbeat spirits of a group gathered to present a sizeable check to Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Big Horns.

Sheridan Resident Reflects on The Tragedy in Japan

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The tragedy in Japan hits close to home for Sheridan resident Iku Bennett.

It was a week ago today when the massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread devastation. For one Sheridan resident, the effects of the tragedy were close to home. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

G&F To Host Fall Hunting Regulation Meetings Around the Region

A pronghorn stands watch in northeast Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of Wyoming G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish is holding a series of information gathering meetings regarding proposals for the 2011 fall hunting season. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke tells us about several local meetings next week.

Poison Prevention Focuses on Medication Safety

March 20th through 26th is National Poison Prevention Week. Our friends at the Regional Poison Center in Omaha, who also work closely with the Wyoming Department of Health, indicate that a focus of next week will be on medication safety.

Senator Enzi Comments on Health Care Bill One Year Later

Senator Enzi isn't pleased with the results one year after health reform was signed into law.

During a news conference held by U.S. Senators with the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Senator Mike Enzi said that the anniversary of health reform marks a year of empty promises.