Archive - Apr 2011

April 25th

Poll Question: City Council Decision on Grimshaw Development

A 3-story affordable housing apartment will not be built west of Sheridan because of zoning regulations.

At the April 18th Sheridan City Council meeting, Sheridan developer Steve Grimshaw approached the Council to see if they would reconsider approving a re-zone from R-1 to R-3 on property west of Sheridan.

April 24th

Winding Up Earth Week

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Banff Film Festival Saturday Night

Saturday night finished up last week's Earth Day activities with the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour held at the WYO Theater.

G&F To Go Over Proposed Changes at Upcoming Meetings

The Game and Fish will be holding a series of meetings in May on proposed changes to fishing regulations. Pictured: Sheridan Regional Fisheries Supervisor Paul Mavrakis. (Courtesy Photo)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a series of public meetings in early May to go over proposed changes to fishing regulations and watercraft and license issuance regulations.

Report Shows that Wyoming Knows How to Cash in on Oil and Gas

New report shows that Wyoming knows how to cash in on oil and gas. (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming is singled out in a new report on oil, gas and coal development and how those projects affect state economics.

Avoid Ticks During Outdoor Activities to Help Prevent Disease

Wyoming Department of Health reminds residents that tick season is just about here.

The Wyoming Department of Health says that taking a few simple steps to avoid ticks while outdoors this spring and summer can go a long ways in prevention of becoming ill with a tick-borne disease.

April 23rd

Programs Explain How to Preserve Family Heirlooms

Two programs, sponsored by the Trails End State Historic Site in Sheridan and The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo, will teach participants how they can preserve family treasures and heirlooms.

2011 Dan Hansen Track Meet

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Under perfect weather conditions athletes ran, threw, vaulted, jumped, putt, hurdled and dashed at the 2011 Dan Hansen Invitational Track Meet Thursday. In the first running event of the day the Sheridan Girls took home 10-points in the 4x800 as Lauren Buyan, Erin Jensik, Monica Neavill and Katie Rotellini took first place.

Behold - Street Repair

"Pothole Repairers" were seen in action on Thursday working on the block of West Works between Tschirgi and Thurmond Streets - and yes that is in Sheridan, Wyoming. Significant sized patches were being filled, not just potholes. For more see: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/news/“pothole-patrol”-needs-your-help15719

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Respond to Saturday Morning House Fire

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Captain Mike Miller (white helmet) directs fire operations, while Firefighter/Paramedic Kyle Johnson (yellow helmet) prepares to enter the home and Firefighter II/EMT Greg Luhman sets up equipment. (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan Fire-Rescue is in the news again this week, this time with word of responding to a house fire at 959 Burton just after 7:30 Saturday morning.

Saturday Sports

Rockies- MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before giving up a broken-bat lead-off single to Colorado's Dexter Fowler, and the Marlins beat the Rockies 4-1 on Friday night.

Sanchez (1-1) struck out nine and allowed one unearned run in the bid for his second career no-hitter. He walked three, including Fowler to lead off the game. A two-out fielding error by first baseman Gaby Sanchez allowed Fowler to score. On Sanchez's 116th pitch of the night, Fowler singled to right and ended the no-hitter.