Archive - 2013 - News

May 19th

The Flower Baskets are Up

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One thing we've come to expect to see downtown are the hundreds of flower baskets hanging along Main Street in Sheridan. Saturday the pots were hung thanks to the Downtown Sheridan Association and the volunteers that joined them.

South Park Serves Sheridan Logistics, Recreation

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(Deer Run Graphics Photo)

Sheridan Mayor, Dave Kinskey, joined Public Pulse guest host, Ron Richter, earlier this month and provided some hind-sight comment on the evolution of South Park since the City's acquisition of the land.

May 18th

'Unplug the Cord' for a Week of Fun

'Unplug the Cord' for a Week of Fun

The Sheridan Community Land Trust and other area non-profits are urging residents to unplug the cords, turn off the screens and enjoy being outside - with other real people - for a week of sponsored events and activities.

Gender Gap More Prominent in Math at NWCCD

Gender Gap More Prominent in Math at NWCCD

At the last board meeting of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, the VP of Academic Affairs presented some striking figures about a gender gap in learning at both Sheridan and Gillette Colleges.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

Sheridan Media Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News as we continue our Week in Review series.

Udall Tells USFS to Override Air Tanker Protest

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado is urging the U.S. Forest Service to make sure a contract dispute doesn't ground large air tankers used to fight wildfires.

Groundwater Test Proposal Gets Good Reviews

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead's proposal to require groundwater testing at oil and gas drilling sites is getting favorable reviews from environmental advocates, landowners and industry representatives.

May 17th

Environmentalists Drop One of Two Wolf Delisting Suits

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Environmentalists Drop One of Two Wolf Delisting Suits (Photo from WIkimedia Commons)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Environmental groups have dropped one of two federal lawsuits challenging last year's federal action that turned management of Wyoming wolves over to the state.

Individual Departments Working Together

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City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan finished their second full week of budget work sessions Friday with City Engineer Lane Thompson giving a presentation on the City's planning, engineering and building departments.

Bringing Home the Blue

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Savannah Schaffer's "Splash of the Past."

An artists' reception was held Thursday night for those Sheridan High School art students who brought home blue ribbons from the recent Wyoming State High School Art Symposium held in Casper.