Archive - 2013 - News

October 2nd

Combat Color Fun Run is Sunday at Sheridan College

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The Sheridan College Veteran's Club will host the Combat Color Fun Run this Sunday (Oct.6) at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Four UW Graduates to Receive Honorary Degrees During Homecoming Activities

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Four University of Wyoming graduates will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards during UW Homecoming activities Saturday, October 12th. Jim Kearns
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Ranchester Proceeds With Annexation

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Ranchester officials this week authorized town engineer Chris Johnson to pursue annexation of the town water tank and sewer lagoon sites. Action came during Tuesday's (Oct. 1) council meeting.

Federal Government Shutdown Shuts Off BLM Services

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As a result of the Federal government shutdown, nearly all services provided by the Bureau of Land Management will be suspended, with the exception of law enforcement and emergency response functions.

Senator Wants President To Feel Pinch

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According to a release from Wyoming's Senator Mike Enzi's office, the Senate majority voted 54 to 46 to reject a House-approved funding resolution Monday that would have prevented the shutdown of the U.S. government for the first time in 17 years.

Sheridan High School Graduation Rates Up

Ninety-four percent of the current Sheridan High School senior class is on track to graduate next spring.

Federal Gov't Shutdown Hits Wyoming Campgrounds

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Federal land management agencies are closing campgrounds and other facilities around Wyoming as part of the partial government shutdown.

October 1st

Sparking Debate on the Death Penalty

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Close to 70 people filled the Inner Circle of the library Tuesday night as Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking,” shared her story and awakening to the iniquity of the death penalty.

Library Expansion Project May Be On Ballot In 2014

The Johnson County Library Board approached the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting to gain support from them to put the library's expansion project on the ballot as a one-percent special-use tax in November of 2014.

Buffalo Council Hires Former Planner As Consultant

Buffalo's City Council, at their Tuesday meeting, went into executive session and came back into the general session, deciding to enter into a contract with former City Planner Zach Montgomery as a planning consultant.