Archive - Jul 2012 - News

July 23rd

Buffalo, Bighorns Featured In RV Magazine

Buffalo, the Bighorn Mountains and many of the area's other attractions are being featured in this summer's edition of RV Magazine.

Buffalo's Art Chalk Festival Decorates Downtown

The Second Annual Buffalo Art Chalk Festival was this past weekend and although there were some issues with weather, the festival was a good time for those participating and for those enjoying the artwork.

Sheridan Going Electronic

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Soon the City of Sheridan will have a brand new electronic permitting process that will significantly speed things up for developers. City Building Official Kevin Bare.

July 22nd

Poll Question of the Week

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Two murderers from Sheridan are pinning their hopes on a recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling barring life sentences without parole for teens that killed when they were under the age of 18.

State Quilt Convention in Sheridan

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It only happens once every five years in Sheridan and that's the convention for the Wyoming State Quilt Guild. Held at the Sheridan College Golden Dome over the weekend, over 200 quilts were on display.

Helicopter Stocking This Summer in Bighorn Mountain Lakes

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will use a helicopter to stock trout in 26 Cloud Peak Wilderness waters on the east side of the Bighorn Mountains this summer.

Art and Music is on the Way

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A scene from last year's Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College. (Photo by Judy Hagerott)

The 7th annual Big West Arts Festival at Sheridan College is two weeks away as officials make last minute preparations for the two-day event. Big West Coordinator Rod Dugal says that once again there will be plenty of art and music to enjoy.

County Commissioners Weigh In On Lake DeSmet Deal

Three of Sheridan County's Commissioners appeared on Public Pulse Thursday with host Kim Love and discussed the ongoing negotiations regarding a proposed 99-year lease with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Johnson County for water rights regarding Lake DeSmet.

The Run-Down on Sheep Dogs

Wyomingites on Public Lands have probably seen shaggy white dogs tending to herds of sheep in the summertime. While the Forest Service and other government agencies have campaigns informing wilderness visitors to leave stock dogs alone, not everyone understands their role.

Gov. Mead Asks Obama For PPACA Info

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has written a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services asking for clarification of several components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to help him make a decision whether the state will subscribe to the act's optional expansion of Medicaid.