Archive - Apr 2012 - News

April 19th

Sheridan County to Hold Open House on Riparian Management

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Sheridan County will be hosting an open house early next week to identify the preferred method for riparian management in the county. This is the last of three public events regarding riparian management. Sheridan County Planner Mark Reid.

April 18th

Colorado Man Found in the Big Horns Died of Exposure

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The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that an autopsy performed on 33-year-old Felipe De Jesus Aragon shows that he died of hypothermia that was brought on by exposure to the elements.

Strongman Competition Coming To Wyoming

Crossfit, P90X, Mixed Martial arts; the new, innovative workouts are all the rage these days, and this July there will be another way to grunt, flex and lift things in Wyoming.

EPA Wants Full Review Of Ore. Coal-Export Project

Seattle (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency wants the Army Corps of Engineers to do a thorough review of the impacts of exporting U.S. coal through Northwest ports.

SFR to Implement Extensive Fire Preplan Program

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In an effort to better their response to fires, Sheridan Fire-Rescue will be expanding their Fire Preplan program to include all of the commercial buildings within the City of Sheridan. Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tonight

The Powder River Basin Resource Council is hosting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival today at Centennial Theatre at 4:30 and 7: 15 tonight. There will be a selection of foreign and domestic independent films focused on environmental issues.

RMI Falls Short Of Goal, Johnson County Gives More Funds

The effort to bring the Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup to Buffalo has raised the majority of the money needed to put on the event, but was still in need of $4,300 to cover expenses as of Tuesday morning.

Buffalo, Johnson County Drop USDA Grant/Loan For SW Quad

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery told the city council at their meeting Tuesday that the application for the USDA Grant/Loan for the SW Quadrant Infrastructure Project has been withdrawn.

He explains the decision.

SC Welders To Restore Historic Trolley

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Sheridan County Museum boasts the last remaining historic trolley in the state, and that car will soon get needed renovations, thanks to Sheridan College.

Cloud Peak School Breaks Ground Tuesday

Buffalo's newest school, Cloud Peak Elementary, had its official groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the school site at what will become 100 Conrad Street.