Archive - Jun 4, 2013 - News

The Role of the Endangered Species Act in Wyoming

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The Role of the Endangered Species Act in Wyoming (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

On Tuesday, the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to discuss the effectiveness and efficiency of state, tribal and local conservation efforts as it relates to the Endangered Species Act.

Shelter Receives Donation For Puppy Nursery

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Officials with the Dog and Cat Shelter of Sheridan have been working on providing a puppy nursery for the little ones for the past seven years. Shelter Executive Director Cel Hope says that a recent donation will hopefully get the project up and running.

Tree Artisan Talks About His Hobby

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Last month we ran a story about the City of Sheridan making the best of a situation by contacting a local individual to make art out of leftover tree stumps in Kendrick Park.

Little Miss Wyoming State Finals Begins Thursday in Sheridan

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The 2013 Little Miss Wyoming State Finals competition will take place this Thursday through Sunday in Sheridan.

Johnson County Commissioners Discusses Shooting Complex

At their meeting Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners discussed the progress on a proposed shooting complex a local group wants to construct near the airport.

Classic And Antique Car Swap Meet This Weekend

This Saturday morning from 8am until noon, The Sheridan/Johnson County Model A & Pioneer Car Club will be offering a swap meet at the Tire Rama at 1892 Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan.

City Of Buffalo Budget Passed On Second Reading

The Buffalo City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, passed on second reading, Ordinance No. 1363, the annual appropriations, or budget bill, with some minor changes.

Medicaid Expansion May Be Reconsidered

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Wyoming lawmakers are set to get an update about the possibility that the state may yet choose to expand the Medicaid program.

County Rejects Low Bid for Airport Parking Renovation

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Sheridan County's Board of Commissioners awarded the job of repairing the airport parking lot to L&S Contractors this morning even though they were not the lowest bidder for the project.

Riparian Setback Comment Period Opens Today

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Sheridan's county commissioners have formally opened the comment period for the proposed new development regulations in county riparian areas.