Archive - Sep 10, 2013 - News

Numbers are Up for School District #1

(Photo by Chris Foy)

The number of students enrolled in Sheridan County School District #1 are up significantly from just a year ago. District #1 Superintendent Marty Kobza gives us the details on the increase.

Lawmakers Look to Spend More on Airline Aid

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A panel of state lawmakers has recommended more than doubling the funding for a state program that subsidizes air service to Wyoming communities.

Game and Fish Closes Bighorn Mountains Bear Hunt Season

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This fall's black bear hunting season for hunt areas 1 and 2 in the Bighorn Mountains is now closed. State game officials say the season closed over the weekend when the female bear quota was met.

School Trustees Hear Praise for Alternative School

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SHERIDAN, Wyo. – Sheridan County School District 2 Superintendent Craig Dougherty praised the district's alternative schools Monday evening after Mick Wiest, a teacher at the Fort MacKenzie school, was named the district's Certified Staff Member of the Year.

Get Your Zombie On

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This zombie looks hungry for brains! (Photo by Ron Richter)

CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy is looking for zombies and humans alike for the Zombie run/walk in early October to benefit CHAPS. The Zombie 5K will start and finish at Grinnell Plaza in Sheridan.

Joey's Fall Fly Fundraiser a Week from Friday

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A week from this Friday Joey's Fly Fishing Foundation will be holding a fundraiser in Sheridan that is a kickoff event for the annual Fall Fly Fishing Tournament. Program Director for the foundation, Joey Puettman explains.

Governor Mead Visits Sheridan Businesses

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Gov. Mead, left, with Tom Balding.

Wyoming's Governor Matt Mead stopped in Sheridan Monday afternoon for a tour of three companies – Emit, Vacutech and Ptolemy.

Edwards Faces Prison for Sexual Abuse of Minor

A 21-year-old man will be going to prison for a sex crime.

Buffalo Bill Cody and Red Angus Appear at the Senior Center

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Monday night, history came to life at the Sheridan Senior Center as Buffalo Bill Cody and legendary sheriff Red Angus told their stories.

Gov. Mead At Buffalo Luncheon: State Revenues Looking Good

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead speaks with John DeMatteis during Mead's visit to Buffalo Monday.

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spoke to a crowd of about 50 people at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, giving a short speech before opening the floor to questions.