Archive - 2013 - News

May 15th

Lack of Fish Drives Yellowstone Bears to Elk

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(photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A University of Wyoming researcher has pinned down data that suggests grizzley bears in some parts of the state are eating more elk because illeglly introduced fish have crowded out the cutthroat trout the bears prefer to eat.

May 14th

Clarifying the Role of Planned Unit Developments in Sheridan

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Clarifying the Role of Planned Unit Developments in Sheridan

As we previously reported, the Sheridan City Planning Commission held a special session Monday to work through the ins and out of planned unit developments. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy reports that the planning commissioners and city staff discussed possibly clarifying the PUD ordinance to ensure there's consistency that developers, residents and city officials can count on, as the City of Sheridan continues to grow.

Wyo. Senators, Rep. Lummis Support Legislation to Collect Mineral Revenue Payments

Wyo. Senators, Rep. Lummis Support Legislation to Collect Mineral Revenue Payments (Photo courtesy Flickr user Edith OSB)

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Mike Enzi were among others introducing the State Mineral Revenue Protection Act Tuesday, in hopes that it would protect money they say is rightfully owed to the states under the Mineral Leasing Act.

Sheridan's First-Ever Friends of the NRA Gunapalooza

Sheridan's First-Ever Friends of the NRA Gunapalooza (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Black Tooth Brewery in Sheridan was packed full Tuesday evening for the first-ever “Gunapalooza” put on by the Friends of the NRA.

Crow Corruption Trial Delayed Until August

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge pushed back the trial date for four defendants in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon on Tuesday canceled a planned June 10 start date for the trial and reset it for August 13.

Injury Accidents Have Decreased Significantly in Sheridan

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City of Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

During Tuesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session, Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens said that injury accidents in the past calender year are down 40 percent. Adriaens says that there are a number of contributing factors.

Fire Department Pre-Plan Program

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue Chief Terry Lenhart

Sheridan Fire-Rescue began a pre-plan program a little over a year ago that is intended to familiarize the firefighters with the various commercial buildings within Sheridan. Fire Chief Terry Lenhart explains.

Preliminary Budget Reported To JCSD1 Board Of Trustees

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The Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees, at their Monday meeting, were given a very preliminary look at the budget for the upcoming 2013-14 fiscal year.

Habitat Garage Sale This Weekend In Buffalo

“Buy So We Can Build” is the slogan for Habitat For Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns' Buffalo Chapter. They will be having their annual Habitat Garage Sale this Thursday through Sunday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds to raise money to help build affordable homes in Buffalo.

Story School Renovation to Begin Soon

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Sheridan County School District #2 Trustees approved the bid award to Delta Construction in the amount of $1.2 million to renovate the Story School. District #2 Facilities Director Julie Carroll says that the school will be like new when complete.