Archive - 2013 - News

March 21st

Environmental groups ask Wyoming to revoke Two Elk coal-fired power plant permit

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By Dustin Bleizeffer WyoFile.com

Buffalo, Johnson County Back Consensus Funds For Kaycee

At their meeting this week, the Buffalo City Council voted to back Resolution No. 1355, which officially backs Kaycee using the entire $733,000 in Consensus Funds and to approach the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) for additional funds to complete their street projects.

Johnson County Discusses Gilead Fire Costs, No Action Yet

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At this week's meeting the Johnson County Commissioners discussed the Gilead Fire, costs associated with the fire, and where the situation stands now.

Johnson County's Canal Road Bridge Project Begins Monday

Johnson County Road and Bridge Supervisor Scott Pehringer is advising the public of the pending closure of the Canal Road Bridge this coming Monday, March 25th.

Tobacco Products Masquerade as Candy

The Campaign for Tobacco-Freee Kids is throwing down some tough criticism of tobacco companies for marketing their products to kids despite legal restrictions.

Dealer: Jeep Theft Started as Test Drive

A Sheridan man is wanted by the police after a test drive of a used car turned into a probable vehicle theft.

Food Group Puts Funds to Work

Timi Burr (left) has enlisted the employees of Powder River Heating and Air Conditioning to fill bags of food for The Food Group. She also recieves help from volunteers from the Northern Wyoming Mental Health clinic. (Photos by Tracee Davis)

The Food Group in Sheridan raised approximately $21,000 at their fundraiser last week, thanks to a $5000 matching grant from the Perkins Foundation. The funds came just in time, because spring break is next week, and the group is doubling their regular delivery to students.

March 20th

Replica of Allosaurus Unearthed in Johnson County to be Featured at Sheridan College

This replica Allosaurus skeleton, featured at the San Diego Natural History Museum, is similar to the one soon to be featured at Sheridan College. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
This conceptual drawing shows where "Caesar" will have a new home inside Sheridan College's Edward A. Whitney Academic Center. (Image courtesy of the Sheridan College Foundation)

Sheridan Media's Chris Foy brings us this report about an Allosaurus skeleton that was unearthed in Johnson County which will soon find a new home at Sheridan College.

Sen. Enzi Joins Effort Defending Second Amendment Rights of Veterans

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Sen. Enzi Joins Effort Defending Second Amendment Rights of Veterans (Photo by Chris Foy)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi has joined legislative efforts defending the Second Amendment rights of veterans. Enzi co-sponsored legislating that if passed would protect veterans from being stripped of their rights if unless there's a qualified finding by a judicial body.

Sheridan Recreation District Discusses Sponsorship Package

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The Trustees for the Sheridan Recreation District gave approval to a draft sponsorship package for their adult recreation programs that was crafted by Adult Sports Coordinator Robbie Spencer. Rec. District Executive Director Richard Wright.