Archive - Feb 2013 - News

February 21st

Historic Businesses Gear Up to Deal With Dirt

The Historic District Business Committee met Thursday to start planning a spring clean-up event for downtown.

Cheyenne’s focus on feds fails to solve reservation’s jurisdiction woes

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By Ron Feemster
WyoFile.com
February 19, 2013

Commissioners Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Sheridan County Commissioners are now accepting applications from 2013 high school graduates for three scholarships. The Commissioners are prepared to offer $1000 to be paid in $500 installments over two semesters to students who plan to attend eligible institutions within the state.

February 20th

Wyoming Snowpack Still Below Average

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released this month's graphic showing that the majority of headwater basins across Wyoming can expect a generally low potential for flooding due to springtime snowmelt. (Image courtesy of NOAA)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the statistics showing Wyoming's snowpack continues to be below average through this month.

Sage Grouse Working Group to Meet March 13

Sage Grouse Working Group to Meet March 13 (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department)

The Northeast Wyoming Sage Grouse Working Group will meet in Gillette in March to discuss the conservation of the bird and its habitat. The group will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13 in Room 208 of Gillette College.

Sequestration-Related Cuts Could Hurt National Parks

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Sequestration-Related Cuts Could Hurt National Parks (Stock photo)

The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees says based on information gathered from the National Park Service, sequestration-related cuts will cut visitor access to some national parks. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Ready to Go to Work

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Sheridan Recreation District Adult Sports Coordinators Robbie Spencer, left, and Brooke Olsen. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees were introduced to the Rec. District's two new Adult Sports Coordinators at their meeting Wednesday. Robbie Spencer explains what he'd like to bring to the position.

Closed Roads, Visitor Centers, Loom at National Parks

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Large areas of Yellowstone, Yosemite and Glacier national parks could remain closed to summer traffic weeks later than usual, while visitor centers and campgrounds at several other national parks might have to close.

Sheridan Rec. Board Receives Update From Sheridan Baseball Academy Officials

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Officials with the Sheridan Baseball Academy provided an update to the Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees Wednesday. Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright explains that the discussion centered around a letter of support.

Buffalo Council Recommends $600K For One-Percent Funding

The Buffalo City Council discussed and then approved a recommendation from Mayor Randy Dyess for the One-Percent Committee to allocate no more than $600,000 from city funds to the various entities requesting funding from the city and county through one-percent funds.