Archive - Mar 2011 - News

March 4th

Sign Up Now For CASA Training

Patsy Jenkins at the Buffalo Office

Child Advocacy of the Bighorns is looking for those interested in becoming a CASA, Court-Appointed Special Advocate, for children in Sheridan and Johnson Counties.

March 3rd

Fire That Killed Two Sheridan Men Started Near Couch

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An early morning apartment fire March 1st, in Bozeman, Montana, claimed the lives of two Sheridan men. (Courtesy Photo)

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The Bozeman Fire Department says a fire that killed two men in a third-floor apartment appears to have started on or near a couch in the first floor entryway of the building.

Snowpack Still Above Average

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A map of the various snotel sites around Wyoming.

The second snowpack and water supply report has been released for Sheridan County, and while there is a slight drop in the Tongue River drainage, both the Tongue and Clear Creek drainages remain above average, and for the most part are unchanged from the February 1st report.

SHS Wins Blood Drive Challenge

The Sheridan High School students bring home the trophy in the annual Broncs / Camels blood drive challenge.

The numbers are in, and the results bode well for Sheridan High School. In February, SHS and the Sheridan community went up against Gillette High School and their community for the annual blood drive challenge.

City of Cody Denies Liquor License for Wal-Mart

Monday we informed you of this week's Bank of Sheridan / sheridanmedia.com poll question, asking your opinion of whether big box stores and grocery stores should be issued retail liquor licenses.

Rosie Berger: Federal Challenges

Representative Rosie Berger

The 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session is scheduled to conclude today [Thursday] in Cheyenne, and with all of the bills – well over 400 of them – addressed since mid-January, law makers have heard from their respective constituents throughout.

Mead Signs Supplemental Budget Into Law

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed the Supplemental Budget bill Wednesday. The Governor did veto two portions of the bill; spending $450,000 to purchase land for a new Governor's Residence, and the funding of increased judicial salaries.

New Book Helps Parents “Read” Baby

Megan Faure's new book helps parents make sense of their baby's sensory world.

A new book, published by DK Books, has been written to assist parents with babies in understanding what the child, whether it be their firstborn or subsequent children, is trying to communicate.

“Border Wars” Competition is Less Than a Week Away

The Watt Agriculture Complex at Sheridan College will be the site of the 9th annual "Border Wars" competition Tuesday, March 8th.

Nearly 100 students from Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana will be in Sheridan next week to compete in the 9th Annual “Border Wars” competition. Sheridan College Agriculture Instructor Chuck Holloway explains the categories that students will be competing in.

Retailers Recognized for TIPs Training Success

TIPs Training Retailers were recognized Tuesday in Buffalo.

Twelve Buffalo alcohol retailers were presented with framed awards thanking them for their participation in TIPs Training so their businesses and employees are more responsible while selling alcohol.