Archive - Mar 18, 2011 - News

"Franklin" Receives a Little Assistance

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Franklin is a bit camera shy!

Crossing paths with a 60 plus pound snapping turtle isn't something many of us do very often, if at all. Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht says that's exactly what happened Thursday at the Fairgrounds.

Thrivent Presents Habitat for Humanity $91K

Members from the Thrivent Builds Program, Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns and soon-to-be first-time homeowner Craig Burns and his two sons celebrate receipt of a check in the amount of $91,000.

A blustery afternoon on an empty lot at 1411 South Thurmond Avenue in Sheridan Thursday didn't blow away the good cheer and upbeat spirits of a group gathered to present a sizeable check to Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Big Horns.

Sheridan Resident Reflects on The Tragedy in Japan

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The tragedy in Japan hits close to home for Sheridan resident Iku Bennett.

It was a week ago today when the massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread devastation. For one Sheridan resident, the effects of the tragedy were close to home. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

G&F To Host Fall Hunting Regulation Meetings Around the Region

A pronghorn stands watch in northeast Wyoming. (Photo Courtesy of Wyoming G&F)

The Wyoming Game and Fish is holding a series of information gathering meetings regarding proposals for the 2011 fall hunting season. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke tells us about several local meetings next week.

Poison Prevention Focuses on Medication Safety

March 20th through 26th is National Poison Prevention Week. Our friends at the Regional Poison Center in Omaha, who also work closely with the Wyoming Department of Health, indicate that a focus of next week will be on medication safety.

Senator Enzi Comments on Health Care Bill One Year Later

Senator Enzi isn't pleased with the results one year after health reform was signed into law.

During a news conference held by U.S. Senators with the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Senator Mike Enzi said that the anniversary of health reform marks a year of empty promises.

Chinese Potluck at Senior Center Friday Night

For Chinese food lovers or those looking for something to do for dinner tonight, there will be a Chinese potluck dinner at the Buffalo Senior Center beginning at 5:30pm.

Stars Of Tomorrow Sunday in Buffalo

Coming up Sunday, March 20 at 4pm will be Buffalo's annual Stars of Tomorrow contest at the Buffalo High School Auditorium, presented by the local Kiwanis Club.

Worlds of Music to Present Mongolian Musician

This weekend, Northeast Wyoming will have the opportunity to hear traditional music of the Mongolian people, played on a traditional instrument, and get the opportunity to learn more about Mongolian culture.

Art Expressions of RENEW

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Tahia Grosch checks out the artwork at the RENEW Art Show at Davis Gallery in Sheridan.

The artwork of eight RENEW clients was recognized at a special artists’ reception held Thursday evening at the Davis Gallery in downtown Sheridan and it all was done as part of March being Disability Awareness Month.