Archive - May 3, 2013 - News

HAZMAT/Emergency Management Drill Happening Today

Note: This story ran earlier in the week. We are running it again this morning for those that may have missed it.

A full scale HAZMAT/Emergency Management drill will be happening this morning in Buffalo.
Residents need to be aware of the exercise and understand it is only a drill.

Council to Address Funding Requests for Economic Development

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After three weeks of not having a regularly scheduled meeting due to there being five Mondays in the month of April, the Sheridan City Council will get back to work this evening. The Council will be considering two separate funding request for economic development.

Nice Day for a Walk

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Students at Sheridan High School took to the track for a brisk walk Friday as part of the Move Wyoming initiative. SHS Physical Education Teacher Corey Hamrick explains what Move Wyoming is all about.

Firearm Accessory Maker Moves to Wyoming from Colorado

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Firearm Accessory Maker Moves to Wyoming from Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado-based HiViz Shooting Systems was welcomed by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on Thursday, as the firearm accessory manufacturer announced they'd be moving their base of operations to Laramie.

UW Students Publish New 'Wyoming Weed Watchlist'

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UW Students Publish New 'Wyoming Weed Watchlist' (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The University of Wyoming extension office has released a new publication recommending residents freely whack certain types of invasive weeds before they take root.

Sheridan County Planning OK's First-Ever Conservation Subdivision

At Thursday's meeting, the Sheridan County Planning & Zoning Commission gave approval to the first ever conservation subdivision. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

African Violet Show, Sale Today

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The Sheridan African Violet Club is having their annual show and sale this weekend. Josie Schreibeis has been a member of the club since the early 70's, and she has about 110 of the plants at home.

Prosecutor: Weidt Must Pay County Back

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Sheridan Media News previously reported the Sheridan County Commissioners contracted $11,300 for a private contractor to clean up a private property on U.S. Highway 14.

Last Call at Sheridan High School

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Every two years a Last Call Drill is conducted at Sheridan High School that depicts a mock vehicle accident as a result of drinking and driving. The exercise is done just prior to Prom to remind students that drinking and driving is always the wrong decision.