Archive - 2013 - News

May 20th

Are you Bear Aware?

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(photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

This week is Bear Awareness Week, and the reason is twofold: first, bears are waking up from hibernation hungry, and second, people need to take heed.

116 Bass Relocate to Ranchester Pond

(photo by Carrie Haderlie)

Game and Fish officials are working to restore balance to the fish food chain in Ranchester City Pond. Andrew Nikirk, Fisheries Biologist, explains.

Cemetery Master Plan to Be Considered by Council

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council will work with a light agenda this evening, as they convene for their final regular meeting of the month. There are no items under old business, and the lone item under new business is consideration of a master plan for the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.

May 19th

Johnson County Looking at Costs For Public Defenders

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners got a report from Clerk Of District Court Thelma Axberg on the public defender status for the combined offices for District 4 in Sheridan.

Briefs From Jo Co Commission Meeting

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their last meeting, discussed a number of items on their agenda and took no action on, deciding to wait for more information before giving a decision.

JCSD1 Approves More Employment Moves In District

At their last meeting, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees approved employment requests from administration and faculty.

Rocky Mountain Leathercrafters Meet in Sheridan

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Mark Barcus trying his hand at braiding.

This past weekend, hundreds of leathercrafters converged on the Sheridan Holiday Inn for the 20th annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott brings us this story.

It's a Family Affair

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Saturday, C & K Equipment hosted an old fashioned tractor pull and sale in the field across from their business on Commercial Lane. It was a family-friendly affair with folks sitting in lawn chairs along the pull lane watching the tractors compete.

This Week's Poll Question

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Sales tax, we all pay it unless we cross the state's border and head up to Montana. It's one of the largest sources of income for the state and its counties. Here in Sheridan, we pay 6% on our purchases from merchants.

A Jungle Gym for Kitties to Play On

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Seven years searching, trying to find something suitable for the cats at the Dog and Cat Shelter, east of Sheridan, to climb and lounge on, finally, someone came to the rescue.