Archive - May 2013 - News

May 25th

WYDOT: 3 Years to Fix Accident Site

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation is planning to replace a western Wyoming bridge where a bicyclist fell over a guardrail and died last year but the project won't happen until at least 2016.

May 24th

MacKenzie, Arveda/Clearmont Graduations Today

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There are two high school graduation ceremonies going on in Sheridan County today. Fort MacKenzie High School is presenting diplomas to graduates this afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Junior High School Early buidling. The ceremony will feature a bagpipe player.

Business Council Notes Farmers' Market Impact

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The Wyoming Business Council says those little farmers markets in the state have a big impact on the economy.

Data compiled by the council's Agribusiness Division says the markets contributed more than $2.2 million to the state's economy in 2012.

BPD Reports No Incidents Involving Class of 2013

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his report to the Buffalo City Council this week, saying graduation week went well, with no incidents reported that involved any of the graduates from the Class of 2013.

One Week Left for Residents to Apply For Limited Quota Elk, Deer, Antelope Licenses

One Week Left for Residents to Apply For Limited Quota Elk, Deer, Antelope Licenses (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced there's only one week left for Wyoming resident big game hunters to apply online for limited quota elk, deer and antelope licenses. Though the deadline to submit paper applications has passed, online applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31.

Sen. Enzi: Memorial Day is a Day of Reflection

Sen. Enzi: Memorial Day is a Day of Reflection

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi issued a statement Friday reminding Wyoming citizens to reflect on the sacrifices made by those in uniform this Memorial Day - and the impact their sacrifices have made on our lives.

SHS Hosts Rodeo This Weekend

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The Sheridan High School Rodeo Team is hosting a rodeo at the county fairgrounds Sunday and Monday starting at 9 in the morning.

Sand Turn Buzzards Fly Dayton Skies

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According to Johann Nield, president of the Sand Turn Buzzard Squadron, a hang glider living in Dayton is equivalent to a skiier living in Vail, Colorado.

May 23rd

NWS: Winds Should Be Decreasing by Friday

NWS: Winds Should Be Decreasing by Friday

Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Billings, Albert Richmond, says the winds we've seen this week culminating in 40 mile per hour gusts Thursday night should be decreasing as the weekend approaches.

Sheridan Man Pleads Guilty to Charges from May 7 High-Speed Chase

A Sheridan man pleaded guilty on Thursday to reckless driving, fleeing or evading police and related charges stemming from a May 7 incident where he led authorities in a high-speed pursuit from Sheridan into Montana. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.