Archive - Aug 19, 2013 - News

Tabled Once Again

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After over an hour of discussion amongst the Sheridan City Council, property owner Don Roberts and several concerned nearby homeowners, the Council elected to table ordinance #2136 Cloud Peak Ranch 16, which is a request to rezone 2.2 acres from R-1 residential to R-3 in the Cloud Peak Ranch subdivi

Keep it Safe in and Around School Zones

With the school year set to begin next week in Sheridan County, law enforcement wants to remind motorists to think safety first when driving near schools. Sheridan Police Department School Resource Officer Sam Damon.

City Councilman Concerned Over Large Annexation

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Sheridan City Councilman Levi Dominguez. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved the Wrench Ranch II annexation, which annexes just over 264 acres into the City limits.

Measuring Driving Distances by the Number of Beers it Takes to Get There

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Newcomers might find this hard to believe, but a common form of measurement a few decades ago, when it came to traveling Wyoming’s long distances, was: “How many beers does it take to get there?”

Fewer Biker Wrecks in Wyoming During Sturgis

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming law enforcement investigated fewer crashes and made fewer traffic stops in the northern part of the state during this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Rep. Madden Talks Transportation Spending

Rep. Madden Talks Transportation Spending

During a recent visit on Newstalk 930 KROE's Public Pulse program, state representative Mike Madden of Buffalo discussed the way the state of Wyoming spends money on transportation. He says the school districts send an invoice, and it gets paid.

B-1B Bomber Crashes in Southeastern Montana

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According to internet searches, a single B1-B bomber costs more than $283 million. (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that a B-1B strategic bomber attached to the 28th Bomb Wing crashed during a routine training mission near Broadus, Mont. on Monday.

Rep. Lummis to Speak to Republican Women of Sheridan County

Rep. Lummis to Speak to Republican Women of Sheridan County

There will be a special guest at the next meeting of the Republican Women of Sheridan County next month. Media director for the group, Wendellyn Dane, explains.

Cloud Peak Rezone and Wrench Ranch II Annexation on Tonight's Agenda for City Council

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An item that has been tabled due to differences between Developer Don Roberts and adjacent landowners will come before the Sheridan City Council this evening. Cloud Peak 16 is a request to rezone 2.2 acres from an R-1 Residential District to a R-3 Residential District.

This Week's Poll Question

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Fall is right around the corner and with fall, comes college football. The University of Wyoming Cowboys won 15 games in the last three years and last year's season closed with three wins out of their last four games.