Archive - Feb 2013

February 26th

Bald Eagle Survey Results Reported

Volunteers reported 310 eagle sightings in the Powder River Basin during the 2013 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey conducted by the Bureau of Land Management. Bald eagles accounted for 179 total sightings on the morning of Jan. 18.

Ancient Wyoming Mountain Residents Lived During the Times of the Pyramids

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Bill Sniffin

Some months ago in this space, we repeated a fantastic rumor about a Machu Picchu-type place deep in the Wind River Mountains. The story was far-fetched, and it just could not be verified.

Sheridan Natives Nominated for NAMA Awards

Sheridan Musicians, Gary Small & the Coyote Brothers, have been nominated for two major awards at the 12th annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA).

Tuesday 02-26-13

State Legislators / Hospital Heart Health Fair

RAMS / LADY RAMS READY FOR STATE / EAST 4-A REGIONALS

1-A / 2-A STATE BASKETBALL - The Big Horn Lady Rams are a #2 seed and open the state tournament Thursday morning at 10:30 against #3 seed Thermopolis that game will be live on 14-10 KWYO and 87.7 FM.

Lady Rams Head coach Mike Daley says he likes how the Lady Rams are playing as they get ready for the state tournament.

And Daley talks about the keys to their success in the opener Thursday.

February 25th

Sheridan Planning Commission Recommends East 5th St. Corridor Plan for Approval

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Sheridan Planning Commission Recommends East 5th St. Corridor Plan for Approval

At their meeting Monday, the Sheridan City Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend the East 5th Street Corridor Plan for approval by the city council.

Two Sheridan College Faculty Honored at State Conference

Brett Burtis, director of veteran services for the NWCCD, was named the recipient of the 2013 Professional Employee of the Year Award. (Courtesy photo)
Patricia Dray, dental hygenist instructor at Sheridan College, was the recipient of the 2013 Faculty of the Year Award. (Courtesy photo)

Two staff members at Sheridan College were recently honored at this year's conference of the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees in Cheyenne.

BHS To Present Spring Play This Weekend

The cast of 'Ivan's Place' during rehearsal this week.

The Buffalo High School Drama Department will present their Spring play this Friday and Saturday at the BHS Auditorium.

The play, entitled “Ivan's Place” will be directed by Lori Lyle, who also wrote the story.

Buffalo Council OKs Proposal For Design Of Pipeline

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, accepted the proposal from Nelson Engineering of Buffalo for the design work on the South Water Line Replacement Project.

PIC Offering Workshop For Strategies For ADD/ADHD Kids

Juanita Bybee. Photo courtesy PHP of Wyoming

The Parent Information Center of Buffalo will offer a workshop Tuesday designed to help parents, childcare providers and educators find ways to help children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) become more successful in every aspect of their lives.