May 18th, 2013

Udall Tells USFS to Override Air Tanker Protest

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado is urging the U.S. Forest Service to make sure a contract dispute doesn't ground large air tankers used to fight wildfires.

Groundwater Test Proposal Gets Good Reviews

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead's proposal to require groundwater testing at oil and gas drilling sites is getting favorable reviews from environmental advocates, landowners and industry representatives.

May 17th

Environmentalists Drop One of Two Wolf Delisting Suits

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Environmentalists Drop One of Two Wolf Delisting Suits (Photo from WIkimedia Commons)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups have dropped one of two federal lawsuits challenging last year's federal action that turned management of Wyoming wolves over to the state.

Individual Departments Working Together

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan finished their second full week of budget work sessions Friday with City Engineer Lane Thompson giving a presentation on the City's planning, engineering and building departments.

Bringing Home the Blue

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Savannah Schaffer's "Splash of the Past."

An artists' reception was held Thursday night for those Sheridan High School art students who brought home blue ribbons from the recent Wyoming State High School Art Symposium held in Casper.

Graduation Schedules For Buffalo, Kaycee

This weekend is graduation weekend in Johnson County and both Buffalo High School and the Kaycee School will be having their commencement exercises either Saturday or Sunday.

Town And Country Plant Sale Today In Buffalo

The Town and Country Garden Club of Buffalo will have its annual plant sale today beginning at 9am in Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo.

Locally-grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, shrubs and plants, all chosen to do well in this climate, will be available at the plant sale.

Holy Name Receives Historic Designation

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Two buildings owned by Holy Name Catholic Church and operated by Holy Name Catholic School have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. The designation includes the primary building, built in 1914, and the ancillary building that was built in 1952.

Pulling the Sled

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(Photo by Judy Hagerott)

C&K Equipment in Sheridan will be hosting an antique tractor show and pull Saturday that is sure to be entertaining for people of all ages. Bob Gieselman with C&K explains what a tractor pull is all about.

Sheridan County Announces Date for Red Grade Opening

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The Sheridan County Road and Bridge Department has announced that they are proposing to open Red Grade Road, County Road 26, open to traffic Friday, May 24 at 8 am.