Archive - 2013 - News

September 30th

Board Learns How Obamacare Will Affect JCHC

At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Center's Board of Trustees learned what effect Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, will have on the facility and its employees.

County To Discuss Resolution For Funding Library Expansion

On the Agenda for the Johnson County Commissioners' meeting Tuesday is a Resolution for the use of Consensus Funds to pay for the expansion at the Johnson County library. The discussion will begin at 9:30 this morning (October 1).

Athlete To Speak At Jo Co Library October 8

Coming up next week at the Johnson County Library, endurance athlete Jennifer Pharr Davis will speak about her career both as an athlete and as an author.

Cap Tax and Its Importance to the City

In just over a month, Sheridan County voters will decide whether to renew the Capital Facilities Tax for a maximum of $40 million over 8 years. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researchers Performing Study to Control Coyote Numbers

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(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

Chemical neutering to control wild coyote populations in the state is being looked at by a group of researchers from the University of Wyoming. Zoology doctoral degree student Marjorie MacGregor says they hope to use chemicals to neuter the coyotes without changing the animal’s natural behavior.

Dayton Man Killed In Crash

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has confirmed that 49-year-old David Plymell of Dayton was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on US 14 five miles west of Dayton in Sheridan County.

Loving to Look Down at (and Up at) Wyoming’s Devils Tower

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Bill Sniffin

From land and from the air, the outline of Devils Tower can be seen from a long way off.

In the early 1980s, I owned a newspaper in Spearfish, S. D., and flew a private plane across Wyoming taking care of business there.

Murphey Packs Hotel Saloon

Michael Martin Murphey entertains at The Occidental. (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

People packed into The Occidental Hotel saloon in Buffalo Sunday night to be up close and personal with a man whose songs they’ve been listening to since the 1960s.

Public Health Offering Several Flu Shot Clinics Next Week

The Wyoming Department of Health has reported that there have already been a handful of confirmed cases of the flu in the state. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has information on several upcoming flu clinics in Sheridan.

Deadline for Shelter Pet Calender Contest is Today

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Today is the last day for entries to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter pet calender contest, as photos will be accepted until midnight (Sept. 30). Photos of any type of animal are welcome, as long as it is a pet. Pictures should include animals only, no people.