Archive - Apr 1, 2013 - News

City Council Tables Skyview West

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After nearly two hours of a public hearing that included presentations from the engineer for the project, adjacent landowners for and against the project, and three different attorneys, the Sheridan City Council elected to table the Skyview West PUD overlay Monday night.

New Restaurant Coming Soon

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The Sheridan City Council approved an application from the Phoenix Restaurant Group Monday night for a bar and grill license. This means that the corner of Brundage and Main Street in Downtown Sheridan will sit vacant no more as a new resteraunt on Main will be opening soon.

Governor Commends Jackson and Cody for Local Solution

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Due to federal budget cuts in the congressional sequester, Yellowstone National Park officials were facing the reality of opening roads within the park later than usual due to a lack of funding that is required to snow-plow the roads.

Wyoming Game and Fish Introduces New Invasive Species Regulations

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Wyoming Game and Fish Introduces New Invasive Species Regulations (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has introduced new regulations in an effort to keep Wyoming's waters free from harmful aquatic invasive species.

Powder River Basin Resource Council Awards Prizes to Science Fair Participants

Powder River Basin Resource Council Awards Prizes to Science Fair Participants

The Powder River Basin Resource Council, a grassroots organization dedicated to conservation of Wyoming's natural resources, has announced the winners of this year's science fair. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

A Busy Month At the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library

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A Busy Month At the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library

April is a busy month at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Library Director Cameron Duff says there will be a variety of free programs available to members of the public.

Buffalo's Raw Water Line Upgrade Nearing Completion

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council was updated on the raw water line project by City Works Director Les Hook, who said the line is “pretty much wrapped up.”

Wyoming Retirement System Fires Investment Officer

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Retirement System has fired its chief investment officer following federal insider trading charges on transactions that predate his state employment.

Wyoming Hero Died for Tragic Reasons

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Bill Sniffin

 

The name Lester Hunt is not that prominent in Wyoming these days.

Oh, it can be found on a building at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.  Our local airport is named Hunt Field, although most folks think it was named after the world-renowned One Shot Antelope Hunt.

But Lester Hunt was a great citizen of our state.  At times, he was even heroic.

County Calls for 2014 One-Cent Tax Requests

It's judgment day for recipients of Optional One-Cent Tax money in Sheridan.