Archive - May 6, 2013 - News

Council Approves Funding Request From Economic Development Task Force

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved a funding request of $42,875 from the Sheridan County Economic Development Task Force.

Community Blood Drive in Ranchester on May 29

Community Blood Drive in Ranchester on May 29 (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

United Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Ranchester on Wednesday, May 29, from 2 til 7 p.m.

Sen. Enzi's Marketplace Fairness Act Passes Senate

Sen. Enzi's Marketplace Fairness Act Passes Senate (Photo by Chris Foy)

On Monday, the U.S. Senate passed Senator Mike Enzi's Marketplace Fairness Act in a vote of 69-27. The act would give state and local governments the ability to collect sales tax on out-of-state, catalog and online sales.

SC Students Present Research to Congress

Sheridan College student Joe Graves (right) explains research on snake venom protein that he, Duane McMurtry (far left) and Deo Lachman (second from right) worked on this year to U.S. Senator John Barrasso (center) at “Posters on the Hill” in Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy Sen. Barrasso's staff)

Sheridan College students Duane McMurtry, Joe Graves and Deo Lachman recently returned from a trip to Washington D.C., where they presented their very own undergraduate research to Wyoming’s congressional delegation.

City of Sheridan Budget Work Sessions Are Underway

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For the next two and a half weeks, the Sheridan City Council will be holding budget work sessions over the noon hour to hear from each department within the City.

VOA Breaks Ground on Apartments for Low-Income Seniors

(Photo Courtesy of Ethan Boone)

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Penrose Place, a 15-unit HUD 202 PRAC subsidized, apartment complex for low-income seniors aged 62 or over who meet income requirements. VOA Executive Director Jeff Holsinger.

ST&T Celebrates Rebranding This Week

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Sheridan has been tapped as a National Signature Destination by the state of Wyoming for National Tourism Week. Sheridan Travel and Tourism has events lined up all week to celebrate. Director, Shawn Buckley, explains.

Library: Plan Summer Reading Now

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Students in Sheridan County are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, as summer vacation starts at the end of the month. However, those months off don't fare so well for academic progress, especially when it comes to literacy.

Guides Want Wolf Licences Cut

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The Jackson Hole Outfitters and Guides Association has endorsed Wyoming's proposal to cut the number of wolf hunting permits in half this fall.

Prescribed Burn On Schedule

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed they plan to go ahead with a prescribed burn today through Wednesday on the Bud Love Wildlife Reserve 8 miles northwest of Buffalo.