Archive - 2013 - News

May 5th

“Violets Along the Big Horns” Show and Sale was Saturday

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The Parish Hall of St. Peter's was in full bloom Saturday as the Sheridan African Violet Club held their annual violet show and sale. Colors galore, this simple little flower has delighted hundreds especially during the long Wyoming winters.

Dogs Join Fight Against Cancer

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Saturday was the first ever “Bark for Life,” a canine event to fight cancer. Forty dogs showed up at Kendrick Park, with their companions, to walk the full loop around the park which amounts to a mile and a half of exercise for both dog and owner, but much more.

Briefs From Jo Co Commissioner's Meeting

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Commissioners discussed and/or approved a number of smaller items on their agenda.

A/C Units Cleaned From City Property, Thanks To BHS Soccer

Buffalo City Attorney Ben Kirven, during his report at the last city council meeting, said the air conditioning units had finally been cleaned from the ditch on city-owned property behind the Econolodge Motel on East Hart Street.
The BHS Boys' Soccer team performed the removal of the a/c units.

HAZMAT Drill A Success Says EMC Connolly

Buffalo's Emergency Management/HAZMAT Drill that happened Saturday was a success in which a number of entities cooperated and learned a great deal, according to Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly.

This Week's Poll Question

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More than 11 million illegal immigrants live and work int he United States, but pay no taxes to support social resources like hospitals or schools.

Sheridan County Planning OK's Subdivision of Big Horn 'Y'

Sheridan County Planning OK's Subdivision of Big Horn 'Y' (Photo by Ron Richter)

At their meeting Thursday, the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission gave preliminary approval to the Big Horn 'Y' Minor Subdivision in a vote of three-to-one.

May 4th

Wyo. Elk Refuge will Haze Lingering Elk

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Wyo. Elk Refuge will Haze Lingering Elk (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Any bison and elk remaining on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole will be driven off to preserve forage for next winter.

Refuge biologist Eric Cole says the hazing was to begin any day now.

Gov. Mead Says GOP Committee Too Hasty With Hill Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee acted too hastily in addressing a new state law changing the powers and duties of the state superintendent of public instruction.

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: