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May 2nd, 2013

Final Snowpack Report Looks Good

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The final snowpack report for Sheridan County was released Wednesday. According to data released by the Natural Resources Conservation Service of Sheridan County, the Tongue River and Clear Creek drainages show significant increases in snow water relative to the 30 year median since April 1.

April 30th

HAZMAT/Emergency Management Drill Happening Saturday

A full scale HAZMAT/Emergency Management drill will be happening Saturday morning in Buffalo, so residents need to be aware of the exercise and understand it is only a drill.

Johnson County Emergency Management Coordinator Marilyn Connolly describes what the emergency will be based on.

Buffalo Hosting Two Workshops On Clear Creek School

The City of Buffalo will be hosting two public workshops this week to gather input from the public to help determine the best use of the old Clear Creek School building.

Ten Billion Tons of Coal for Wyoming

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Ten Billion Tons of Coal for Wyoming (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that Wednesday is the day Wyoming will have mined 10 billion total tons of coal. In a media release, Governor Mead said this is a significant achievement, not just for the state but for the entire country.

Kaycee Middle School Girls to Join 700 Others at Women in Science Conference

Jessica Friis, a horticulturalist for the Paul Smith Children’s Village at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, watches two Douglas Middle School students during her “Hydroponic Plant” course at last year’s Women in Science Conference. About 700 female high school and middle school students are expected to attend this year’s event at UW. (Photo courtesy UW)

On May 14, close to 700 female middle and high school students from across Wyoming will meet at the University of Wyoming for a program specifically designed to help female students realize that a career in science or engineering is a viable option.

Learning Law Enforcement

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Police Department Citizens Academy came to an end Tuesday night as the participants received their certificates for completing the program.

A Day at the Derby

CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy will be holding their annual fundraiser this Saturday, entitled “A Day at the Derby”. For almost a decade, the fundraiser was known as “A Nite at the Races”. CHAPS Board Member Liz Swanson explains the change.

Celebrating Older Americans Month

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May is Older Americans Month and the Sheridan Senior Center has teamed up with the Sheridan Recreation District and the YMCA to offer special activities for those 55 and older during the month. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins.

Key Findings from a Voter Survey Regarding Tech Center Bond Issue

Key Findings from a Voter Survey Regarding Tech Center Bond Issue (Photo by Chris Foy)

As we reported Monday, the NWCCD Board of Trustees voted to put a tax measure on the ballot in Sheridan County to support renovation and expansion of the tech center at Sheridan College. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more on the key findings from a recently completed public opinion survey regarding the bond issue.

Police Identify Pilot in Fatal Helicopter Crash

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone County authorities have tentatively identified the pilot killed in a helicopter crash as an 81-year-old Billings man.