Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 28th

Affordable Housing Fund Meeting

Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee' Obermueller

In the fall of 2006, the Sheridan County Commissioners adopted a resolution to participate in the Chapter 21 Mineral Impact Account Grants-Countywide Consensus List Awards for projects within the County.

February 27th

Jacob Ahrens' Brave Fight

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5-year-old Jacob Ahrens with his mom Tina and dad Joshua.

Just before Christmas, 2010, 5-year-old Jacob Ahrens of Sheridan was diagnosed with an inoperable mid-brain tumor. Jacob and his parents, Tina Combridge and Joshua Ahrens, visited Sheridan Media Friday to share an update on how he's doing.

Poll Question: Retail Liquor Licenses for Box / Grocery Stores

Will Sheridan shoppers one day be able to purchase alcohol at the grocery store?

At last week's Sheridan City Council meeting, it was announced that Wal-Mart in Sheridan has applied for a retail liquor license to sell alcoholic beverages. Wal-Mart in Cody has also applied for a retail liquor license.

Sheridan Recreation District May Offer Online Registration

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The Sheridan Recreation District is looking at a software program to add options to their website.

The Sheridan Recreation District is looking at upgrading their website to be more accommodating to those looking to register for their programs.

BHS to Present 'Arsenic And Old Lace'

The Buffalo High School Drama Department will perform Arsenic And Old Lace Friday March 4 and Saturday March 5 at 7pm both days at the BHS Auditorium.

Madden: Budget Done, Education is the Issue

State Representative Mike Madden

According to State Representative Mike Madden, R-Buffalo, the state budget has been agreed upon and is no longer an issue heading into the last week of this year's Legislative session.

The Story That Needs to be Told

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Roxie Olmstead

This tiny spit of a woman kept the crowd at the Big Horn City Historical Society’s meeting captivated Sunday.  She was Roxie Olmstead and her topic for the afternoon was “Wyoming’s Ku Klux Klan.”

Don’t Worry; Bead Happy

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"Rookie Beader" Laurel Prusak from Clearmont

It was a beading bonanza beneath the Big Horns Saturday as several ladies gathered at the Historic Train Depot in Sheridan for the first annual “Beading in the Big Horns Retreat.”  Karen St. Clair, coordinator for the event, has beaded for ten years.

Sheridan Jackalope Jump

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Sheridan High School senior, Jessie Jowett, takes the plunge for Special Olympics Wyoming.

Forty-some courageous souls plunged into the frigid waters of Lake DeSmet Saturday and crazy as it seems, it was all for a good cause. It was the fourth annual Jackalope Jump, a fund raiser for the Special Olympics Wyoming.

February 26th

Jon Botten: Update on Guard ER Bill

A bill has been amended in the Wyoming Legislature regarding National Guard emergency reponse training requirements.

About two weeks into the 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session, Representative Jon Botten had told us about a bill he introduced to amend one of the pieces of National Guard legislation.