Archive - Feb 2013 - News

February 25th

Sheridan Mayor Invites Legislators to Come Take a Look

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey recently spent some time in Cheyenne visiting with legislators, representatives from the Business Council and other top elected officials. Kinskey says that he offered those he met with an invitation to come to Sheridan.

More than Meets the Eye at the Sheridan County Museum

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More than Meets the Eye at the Sheridan County Museum (Image courtesy of the museum)

A newly instituted program at the Sheridan County Museum allows the public to take a behind the scenes look at what goes on inside the museum. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Scammers Target Sheridan Residents

Sheridan is being targeted by another wave of scam artists. The first newly reported scam involves a telephone caller who insists the recipient is being watched by their Internet provider.

Wyoming Law Allows Parole For Juvenile Murderers

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has signed a bill into law that ends mandatory life imprisonment penalties for murders under the age of 18.

February 24th

Kindergarten Registration is This Week

Sheridan County School District #2 will be holding kindergarten registration this week Wednesday through Friday. District #2 Director of Elementary Education Scott Stults explains what parents will need to bring with them when registering their child.

Retirement Bill Dies

A bill that would have increased state worker retirement contributions has died after lawmakers were unable to find a compromise on the two versions that passed the House and Senate earlier in the session.

Blood Drive Starts Today

United Blood Services is kicking off a three-day blood drive at the Best Western Sheridan Center Ballroom. Mike Frigon, a blood donor recruiter, says this week's drive is being held to accommodate special needs of the season.

The Bare Necessities

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Wayne Gray giving a pruning lesson.

Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery is once again, hosting their fun and free workshops to help those 'green thumbs' out there become more successful. Saturday it was all about “The Basics of Planting Bare Root Trees and Shrubs,” led by former nursery manager Wayne Gray.

Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser

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A blustery snow storm didn't hinder the 75-plus core supporters from showing up at the “Homes, Community, and Hope Fundraiser.” The major fundraiser of the year for Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Big Horns, Executive Director Matt Davis...

“Soundings”

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The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery held an artist's reception Saturday for Sara Mast of Bozeman. Called “Soundings,” the show explores the depths of Sara's father's life.