February 20th, 2013

Sage Grouse Working Group to Meet March 13

Sage Grouse Working Group to Meet March 13 (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department)

The Northeast Wyoming Sage Grouse Working Group will meet in Gillette in March to discuss the conservation of the bird and its habitat. The group will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13 in Room 208 of Gillette College.

Sequestration-Related Cuts Could Hurt National Parks

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Sequestration-Related Cuts Could Hurt National Parks (Stock photo)

The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees says based on information gathered from the National Park Service, sequestration-related cuts will cut visitor access to some national parks. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Ready to Go to Work

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Sheridan Recreation District Adult Sports Coordinators Robbie Spencer, left, and Brooke Olsen. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees were introduced to the Rec. District's two new Adult Sports Coordinators at their meeting Wednesday. Robbie Spencer explains what he'd like to bring to the position.

Closed Roads, Visitor Centers, Loom at National Parks

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Large areas of Yellowstone, Yosemite and Glacier national parks could remain closed to summer traffic weeks later than usual, while visitor centers and campgrounds at several other national parks might have to close.

Sheridan Rec. Board Receives Update From Sheridan Baseball Academy Officials

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Officials with the Sheridan Baseball Academy provided an update to the Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees Wednesday. Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright explains that the discussion centered around a letter of support.

Buffalo Council Recommends $600K For One-Percent Funding

The Buffalo City Council discussed and then approved a recommendation from Mayor Randy Dyess for the One-Percent Committee to allocate no more than $600,000 from city funds to the various entities requesting funding from the city and county through one-percent funds.

South Park in Sheridan Receives Honorable Mention

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson displays a special recognition award that South Park recently received. (Photo by Ron Richter)

South Park in Sheridan recently received some special recognition from the State of Wyoming. City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson explains.

Johnson County Wellness Group Meets For Discussions

Marilyn Connolly, Johnson County EMC

Johnson County's Wellness Group met for their quarterly meeting Wednesday and discussed topics ranging from evacuation planning to events and happenings with the individual member groups.

Johnson County OKs Resolutions To Clean TW Road Legals

The Johnson County Commissioners approved two Resolutions, Numbers 473 and 474, to clean up legal descriptions, easements, and rights-of-way on County Road 204, or TW Road.

Teen Substance Abuse on the Decline

The Wyoming Department of Health reports a new survey of junior high and high school students shows a decline of smoking and drinking among students.