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May 15th, 2013

The Future of Kendrick Pool

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The future of Kendrick Pool in Sheridan was discussed at Wednesday's Sheridan City Council budget work session.

Starting the Discussion on Substance Abuse: Roadblocks for Drug-Seekers in Sheridan County

Starting the Discussion on Substance Abuse: Roadblocks for Drug-Seekers in Sheridan County (Photo courtesy of Deviantart user machihuahua)

In our most recent letter from the public, registered nurse for Sheridan County Public Health, Toby Granger, spoke out about the need for the community to get involved in making Wyoming a healthier place, when it comes to substance abuse, and the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Letters From the Public: Substance Abuse Prevention

To the editor:

Wyoming is no stranger to substance abuse issues. Whether it is alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, the associated costs to the public are astonishing. The annual economic burden of alcohol abuse alone to Wyoming residents is more than $850 million.

Double Scoop at the Park

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan had to remove several older trees in Kendrick Park last year for safety reasons. While removing trees from a park is never a good thing, the City is making the best out of the situation by having some of the large stumps turned into artwork.

Wyoming Stories Involving Moose, Faux Elk and Other Exciting Adventures

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Bill Sniffin

My recent column about various moose adventures prompted stories from several friends:

G&F: Leave Wild Babies Alone

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(photo courtsey of Wikipedia)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has sent a friendly reminder to the public to leave baby animals alone.

Vets: Register For County Tax Break

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There's just over a week left for veterans to check in with the County Assessor for their tax break on either vehicle or property taxes.

SMH Moves Cashier Office

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The billing office for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been moved to an easier-to-find location for patients.

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.