Archive - Aug 23, 2010 - News

County Holds Open House on Conservation Design Subdivision Option

Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid
Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid

Part of the Sheridan County Comprehensive Plan that was adopted in 2008 calls for conservation of agricultural lands and encourages clustered development on lots smaller than 35 acres. The long range comprehensive plan also recommends changing the minimum lot size in the agricultural zoning district from 35 acres to 80 acres per dwelling unit.

Community Garden Tour

In 2009 Partners in Philanthropy, with support from Sheridan College sponsored the first Prototype Community Garden. The garden was such a success that it spawned five more throughout Sheridan County. Community Gardener Boby Legerski says that they have a special tour planned for September 1st.

Arch Coal Taking Nominations for Teacher Achievement Awards Program

Arch Coal is now taking nominations for their Teacher Achievement Awards program.
Arch Coal is now taking nominations for their Teacher Achievement Awards program.

The Arch Coal Foundation has announced that they are now taking nominations for their 2010-2011 Teacher Achievement Awards program. Arch Coal Vice President of External Affairs Greg Schaefer explains that a number of different people can nominate a teacher.

Poll Question: Primary Election Results

Were you surprised by any of the Primary Election results?

The August 17th Primary Election had some landslide winners and some very close races, prompting this week's Bank of Sheridan / sheridanmedia.com poll question: “Did the Primary Election results surprise you, and if so, how?”

Muscle Cars Move Over…The Rat Rods are Here

Just one of the many pre-1965 hot rods on display in Big Horn over the weekend.

It was all about tradition at the Absoraka State Takeover 307 Custom Car Show held outside the Bozeman Trail Inn in Big Horn on Saturday.  Forty-six vintage hot rods and customs built before 1965 lined the main drag in Big Horn for onlookers and car enthusiasts alike.

Big Horn Woman's Club 100th Birthday

A creek-side prairie church service began a day of celebrating at the Big Horn Woman's Club 100th birthday party.

It’s still all about community service as members of the Big Horn Woman’s Club threw a party for its 100th birthday and everyone was welcome.  The woman’s club began in September 1910 with an exclusive membership of 12 carefully selected women who gathered in homes to study world affairs, geography, history, and literature.

Students Encouraged to go M.A.D. at School—To Make a Difference

This Sheridan church held a special service for all students heading back to school.

If ‘A’ is for apple, ‘B’ is for boy, and ‘C’ is for cat, then what is ‘G’ for?  ‘G’ is for God, at least, that’s what Pastor Scott Lee of Bethesda Worship Center hopes students returning back to school will remember.

Faithful...But Not Old-Fashioned At Yellowstone

Old Faithful is certainly still faithful. But...well, she's undergone some changes. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story...

She has seen some changes around her, and while still faithful as ever, you won't be able to say she's “old fashioned”:

Upland Bird and Small Game Seasons Begin Soon

Upland bird season opens soon.
Upland bird season opens soon.

Opening day is just over a week away for upland bird and small game hunting season. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke explains what's coming up on September 1st.

Mischke says that upland bird season is a good introduction to the sport for the up and coming hunters.