Archive - Sep 2013

September 30th

Cap Tax and Its Importance to the City

In just over a month, Sheridan County voters will decide whether to renew the Capital Facilities Tax for a maximum of $40 million over 8 years. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researchers Performing Study to Control Coyote Numbers

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

Chemical neutering to control wild coyote populations in the state is being looked at by a group of researchers from the University of Wyoming. Zoology doctoral degree student Marjorie MacGregor says they hope to use chemicals to neuter the coyotes without changing the animal’s natural behavior.

Dayton Man Killed In Crash

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has confirmed that 49-year-old David Plymell of Dayton was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on US 14 five miles west of Dayton in Sheridan County.

Loving to Look Down at (and Up at) Wyoming’s Devils Tower

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Bill Sniffin

From land and from the air, the outline of Devils Tower can be seen from a long way off.

In the early 1980s, I owned a newspaper in Spearfish, S. D., and flew a private plane across Wyoming taking care of business there.

Christmas Wish Benefit Poker Run

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“Old Man G Performance” Owners, Jamey and Lisa Gilkey present Sheridan Media’s Bob Grammens with $850.00 toward the Sheridan Media Christmas Wish Program. Old Man G and Sheridan Media co-sponsored the 1st annual Christmas Wish Motorcycle Poker Run. Over 70 Motorcycles participated in the Poker Run.

"PAT HAMILTON" SHERIDAN COLLEGE RODEO RESULTS

The weather conditions were unfavorable, the Sheridan College Men’s team placed 3rd this weekend behind the University of Wyoming who won the event and Gillette College. The Women’s team placed 5th this weekend.

The weather conditions were cold and rainy on Friday and with no facility to move the rodeo too, the coaches and judges decided to postpone the rodeo on Friday.

They were able to have the whole long round on Saturday, with the help of Devon Smith, Cody Wulff and the Sheridan College Rodeo team the rodeo went off without a problem.

Murphey Packs Hotel Saloon

Michael Martin Murphey entertains at The Occidental. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

People packed into The Occidental Hotel saloon in Buffalo Sunday night to be up close and personal with a man whose songs they’ve been listening to since the 1960s.

Mountain Sunrise

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Photo taken off highway 16, west of Buffalo

Rid'em Cowboy

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photo by Judy Hagerott

Public Health Offering Several Flu Shot Clinics Next Week

The Wyoming Department of Health has reported that there have already been a handful of confirmed cases of the flu in the state. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has information on several upcoming flu clinics in Sheridan.