March 5th, 2013

Lummis Rejects Violence Against Women Act

Wyoming House Representative, Cynthia Lummis, voted against the Violence Against Women Act yesterday, citing “Constitutional infirmities” for her lack of support.

March 4th

SD#2 Board Recognizes Meadowlark

The Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees recognized Meadowlark Elementary School last night for its resounding success on an academic audit.


LADY BRONC HOOPS - The Sheridan Lady Broncs bronc basketball team opens the 4-A state tournament as a number one seed Thursday morning they open with green river in the first game in the bracket at 9:00.

In the last two weekends the Lady Broncs have won the regular season conference title and the conference tournament title beating Gillette twice on the way to both titles.

Head coach Sean Yeager says it was especially good for the Lady Broncs to win that conference tournament championship on Gillette's home court.

DeSmet Operating Board Coming From Jo Co Commission

The appointment of the Lake DeSmet Operating Board is expected to come at today's Johnson County Commissioner's meeting.

Anonymous Letter Leads to Multiple Wildlife Convictions

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Troy T. Hall with one of two feral pigs he illegally imported from Texas to Laramie County, Wyo. in the spring of 2006. (Photo obtained during investigation/courtesy of WGFD)

An anonymous letter received by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in January 2012 alerted game wardens that a Cheyenne man imported feral pigs from Texas to Wyoming - and he also killed a mule deer buck out of season. These tips directly led to the recent convictions of 43 year-old Troy T.

Tipsy Taxi Program Grows While DUI Arrest Numbers Shrink

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This voucher for a ride with Tipsy Taxi can be found at a number of establishments in Sheridan. The Sheridan Police Department says the program has helped decrease the number of DUI's by 24 percent. (Photo by Chris Foy)

According to statistics released by the Sheridan Police Department, the Tipsy Taxi program has in part led to a 24 percent decrease in the number of DUI arrests - despite increased DUI enforcement by the department.

City Council Agrees to Grant Winery License Upon Liquor Commission Approval

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John Harrison, a consultant for Weston Wineries, and Jessica Fleenor, president of the winery, addressed the Sheridan City Council Monday night to seek approval of a new winery license. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan is home to a brewery, but what about a winery? Well, Weston Wineries, LLC recently filed an application for a winery license for an establishment in Warehouse 201 in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the details.

Horned Owl

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Johnson County, Planner Discuss Two Subdivision Issues

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners and County Planner Rob Yingling discussed two subdivisions and each of their issues and how he was addressing them.

Buffalo Drafting Water Users Agreement For Non City Users

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, City Attorney Ben Kirven discussed a draft Ordinance he has drawn for a water users agreement for users outside the city limits to purchase city water.