Archive - Apr 9, 2013 - News

SCSD1 Plans to Expand Tongue River Elementary School

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SCSD1 Plans to Expand Tongue River Elementary School (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy brings us this report about how Sheridan County School District 1 was placed near the top of a list to receive funding to expand Tongue River Elementary School.

Sen. Barrasso: 'Obamacare is Unraveling Before Our Eyes"

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Sen. Barrasso: 'Obamacare is Unraveling Before Our Eyes"

U.S. Senator John Barrasso spoke on the floor of the Senate Tuesday, pointing out some of what he calls the most recent negative consequences of President Obama's health care law.

Rep. Madden Elaborates on Gas, Beer Taxes

Rep. Madden Elaborates on Gas, Beer Taxes

Wyoming Representative for House District 40, Mike Madden, was on Tuesday morning's edition of Public Pulse and he elaborated on some of the concepts behind the newly minted gasoline tax and a potential tax on beer.

Buffalo Livestock Auction Sale Canceled Due to Weather

Sheridan Media has learned this week's Buffalo Livestock Auction sale, which was scheduled to take place Wednesday, has been canceled due to weather and road conditions that have prevented a lot of people from getting their cattle to the sale barn.

School District #2 Approves Capital Facilities Plan

Every year school districts around Wyoming must submit an updated facilities plan to the Wyoming School Facilities Commission. The submission of that plan was approved by the Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees.

Hospital Benefit to Feature Wren

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation is gearing up for their 11th annual benefit this year, which will be April 20th in Sheridan. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven says that the musical entertainment will be top notch.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival is Next Week

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council will be hosting their 2nd annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival next week at Centennial Theater in Sheridan. PRBRC Organizer Bill Bensel fills us in on the details of the film festival.

G&F Establishes License Deadline

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says that the deadline for hunters to apply for limited-quota big game licenses on paper applications will be May 15 this year.

Library Localizes Lincoln Exhibit

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library has a unique exhibit available for the public to behold, courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

VOA Raises $22K

Volunteers of American have tallied their profits from last weeks “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser.