Archive - Apr 2012 - News

April 29th

A Zumba Fundraiser

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Rhonda Weber, Victim Advocate with the Advocacy and Resource Center.

Today ends National Child Abuse Awareness month and Saturday, Lorrie Anderson with other local Zumba instructors, joined together in a two hour black light Zumba fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting the Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Take a look in your medicine cabinet and chances are there are unused prescription drugs sitting on the shelves.

Johnson County Commissioners Award Scholarships

At their last meeting April 17, the Johnson County Commissioners awarded their scholarships to area high school seniors and one college student.

New Program to Expand Agriculture at Sheridan College

Lacey Fisher (left) and Berva Brock (center) listen to Sheridan College Food Science Instructor, Connie Fisk (right) explain the processing steps for wheat to be made into flour and how much of the fiber and nutrients are removed during processing. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan College)

Starting this fall, students at Sheridan College will have the opportunity to study sustainable food systems with new courses that include food, ethics, and sustainability and exploring sustainability in agriculture.

Burns: No Invasive Aquatic Species Statewide

Sheridan County State Legislator Bruce Burns said the Invasive Aquatic Species control program in Wyoming has been a resounding success.

April 28th

Buffalo Community Choir Presents 'Who We Are' Sunday

This Sunday the Buffalo Community Choir will present their second annual spring concert entitled “Who We Are,” at the Buffalo High School Auditorium.

Company Plugs Blown Gas Well

Workers at a blown oil well in eastern Wyoming have capped an eruption of potentially explosive natural gas by pumping mud into the well.

Arbor Day Celebration at Meadowlark

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Arbor Day Celebration at Meadowlark

Officials with the City of Sheridan, Wyoming Game and Fish, the State Forestry Division and the University of Wyoming Extension Office hosted a tree planting ceremony Friday at the new Meadowlark Elementary School in honor of Arbor Friday.

Free Landfill Weekends Underway at Sheridan Landfill

Free Landfill Weekends Underway at Sheridan Landfill

The City of Sheridan has announced that in an effort to help keep the community clean and beautiful, they are offering two free weekends at the City Landfill. Administrative Assistant Darla Franklin gives us the details.

Game and Fish Keeps Short Grouse Season

The Wyoming Game and Fish determined Sheridan will have a three-day sage grouse hunt this fall, despite a proposal to cancel the season.