Archive - Mar 26, 2013

Buffalo Soccer Teams Split Against Gillette

Buffalo's boys' and girls' soccer teams took on 4A Gillette Tuesday, with the boys on the road and the girls hosting the Lady Camels.

Full Worm Moon

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By the time you rise on Wednesday the March Full Moon will have passed - the full moon is 3:27 am MDT. Native Americans kept track of the seasons by giving the month in which the full moon occurs a distinctive name. March has the distinction of being called the Full Worm Moon. As the ground starts to thaw with warming temperatures earthworms began to appear signaling the return of the robins.

Special Interest Groups and Their Impact on State Legislators

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Wyoming Senator Bruce Burns (Courtesy Photo)

When the 62nd Wyoming Legislature ended their session last month, several legislative leaders voiced their concern and displeasure on the effect that special interest groups were having on lawmakers.

WYO Theater Renovation is Underway

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(Photo by Chris Foy)

The Board of Directors for the WYO Theater in Sheridan, along with Trustees from Sheridan College have announced that deconstruction of the Perkins Building at 32 North Main Street has begun.

Sheridan College Welding Students Excel at State Competition

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Three Sheridan College welding students recently won first place during the written portion of the Skills USA Welding Fabrication State Championship Contest held at the Gillette College Technical Education Center.

Gov. Mead: Interior Cannot Take State's Share of Mineral Revenues

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Gov. Mead: Interior Cannot Take State's Share of Mineral Revenues

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is evaluating a recent letter sent by Director of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Gregory Gould, to the State Treasurer’s Office.

Generals basketball player moving on up

Sheridan College sophomore guard Ron Mvouika has committed to Missouri State University for the 2013-2014 season.

Mvouika, a 1st Team All-Region Selection, averaged 19.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game this past season for the Generals, leading them to a 24-7 records and a share of the Region IX North Championship.

Ron was 1st in scoring in Region IX North and 2nd in rebounding while shooting 48% from the field, 39% from three-point range, and 72% from the charity stripe.

Mike Curry resigns in Gillette

Mike Curry has resigned as Gillette high school boys basketball coach.

Curry coached the Camels for 30 years and won 12 state titles.

'A Band of Brothers' at the VOA Sheridan Community Shelter: Part Three

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'A Band of Brothers' at the VOA Sheridan Community Shelter: Part Three (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy brings us part three of his series on homelessness in Sheridan County - and what the community is doing to help.

Johnson County Gets Positive Health Insurance Report

Cobecon, Johnson County's provider for employee health insurance, gave a mostly positive report to the commissioners at their last meeting.