Archive - 2013 - News

May 15th

USDA Releases Outlook for This Year's Fire Season

USDA Releases Outlook for This Year's Fire Season (Photo by Chris Foy)

According to a recent estimate by the United States Department of Agriculture, the outlook for the fire season is severe across much of the western United States. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

Curbside Recycling Could Be Coming to Sheridan Soon

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Curbside recycling could be a reality for Sheridan residents sooner rather than later, as the Solid Waste Division of the City has incorporated the program into their budget for the upcoming fiscal year. City Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau.

The Future of Kendrick Pool

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The future of Kendrick Pool in Sheridan was discussed at Wednesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session.

Starting the Discussion on Substance Abuse: Roadblocks for Drug-Seekers in Sheridan County

Starting the Discussion on Substance Abuse: Roadblocks for Drug-Seekers in Sheridan County (Photo courtesy of Deviantart user machihuahua)

In our most recent letter from the public, registered nurse for Sheridan County Public Health, Toby Granger, spoke out about the need for the community to get involved in making Wyoming a healthier place, when it comes to substance abuse, and the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Letters From the Public: Substance Abuse Prevention

To the editor:

Wyoming is no stranger to substance abuse issues. Whether it is alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, the associated costs to the public are astonishing. The annual economic burden of alcohol abuse alone to Wyoming residents is more than $850 million.

Double Scoop at the Park

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan had to remove several older trees in Kendrick Park last year for safety reasons. While removing trees from a park is never a good thing, the City is making the best out of the situation by having some of the large stumps turned into artwork.

Wyoming Stories Involving Moose, Faux Elk and Other Exciting Adventures

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Bill Sniffin

My recent column about various moose adventures prompted stories from several friends:

G&F: Leave Wild Babies Alone

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(photo courtsey of Wikipedia)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has sent a friendly reminder to the public to leave baby animals alone.

Vets: Register For County Tax Break

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There's just over a week left for veterans to check in with the County Assessor for their tax break on either vehicle or property taxes.

SMH Moves Cashier Office

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The billing office for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been moved to an easier-to-find location for patients.