Archive - Feb 2012

February 27th

Pink Flamingo Fundraiser

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Friday night it was girls' night out as Family Planning of the Big Horns held their 8th annual Pink Flamingo Fundraiser. Held at the Exhibit Hall at the fairgrounds, Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott joined the party and brings us this story.

Green House Living Grand Opening Sunday

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Sunday was the grand opening celebration for Green House Living for Sheridan, a first of its kind facility in the nation for elder care.

Lady Bronc Volleyball Team Shows Off New Banner

During halftime of the Friday night Sheridan - Gillette Basketball game the "Wyoming State 4A 2011 Volleyball Champions" banner was presented to a well deserving team - The Lady Broncs of Sheridan.

Wyoming Waiters Underpaid?

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WY NEWS SERVICE -- A new study says that Wyoming restaurant workers may be underpaid.

City of Sheridan to Apply for Railroad Corridor Study Grant

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City of Sheridan to Apply for Railroad Corridor Study Grant

The City of Sheridan will move forward with plans to conduct an analysis study on the railroad corridor in Sheridan. The City Council recently granted approval to have City staff submit a planning and technical assistance grant to the Wyoming Business Council for $50,000.

February 26th

Thickman Accepts Governor's Art Award

During a ceremony in Cheyenne Friday night Dr. Seymour Thickman of Sheridan was one of four to accept a Governor's Art Award.

Governor Mead in D.C. for NGA Winter Meeting

Governor Mead in D.C. for NGA Winter Meeting

Governor Matt Mead is in Washington, DC to participate in the National Governors Association Winter Meeting. Governor Mead will be co-chairing the Special Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety session. He will also continue his service on the Council of Governors.

Johnson County Republicans' Straw Poll Supports Ron Paul

Republicans in Johnson County held their caucus Saturday and their straw poll shows they support Ron Paul by a significant margin.

State Vets Facility in Sheridan Fails

Senate File 11 that would have in effect created a state skilled-nursing Veteran's Home facility in Sheridan failed in committee last week by one vote, 15-14 with one senator absent.

Snowmobile Poker Run to Benefit Colstrip Girl

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A second annual snowmobile poker run will take place Saturday, this year to raise money for a 12-year-old Colstrip girl suffering from brain cancer. Organizer Sandi Levi tells us more