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May 5th, 2013

This Week's Poll Question

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More than 11 million illegal immigrants live and work int he United States, but pay no taxes to support social resources like hospitals or schools.

Sheridan County Planning OK's Subdivision of Big Horn 'Y'

Sheridan County Planning OK's Subdivision of Big Horn 'Y' (Photo by Ron Richter)

At their meeting Thursday, the Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission gave preliminary approval to the Big Horn 'Y' Minor Subdivision in a vote of three-to-one.

May 4th

Wyo. Elk Refuge will Haze Lingering Elk

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Wyo. Elk Refuge will Haze Lingering Elk (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Any bison and elk remaining on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole will be driven off to preserve forage for next winter.

Refuge biologist Eric Cole says the hazing was to begin any day now.

Gov. Mead Says GOP Committee Too Hasty With Hill Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee acted too hastily in addressing a new state law changing the powers and duties of the state superintendent of public instruction.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

Sheridan Media Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

May 3rd

HAZMAT/Emergency Management Drill Happening Today

Note: This story ran earlier in the week. We are running it again this morning for those that may have missed it.

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

Council to Address Funding Requests for Economic Development

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After three weeks of not having a regularly scheduled meeting due to there being five Mondays in the month of April, the Sheridan City Council will get back to work this evening. The Council will be considering two separate funding request for economic development.

Nice Day for a Walk

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Students at Sheridan High School took to the track for a brisk walk Friday as part of the Move Wyoming initiative. SHS Physical Education Teacher Corey Hamrick explains what Move Wyoming is all about.

Firearm Accessory Maker Moves to Wyoming from Colorado

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Firearm Accessory Maker Moves to Wyoming from Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado-based HiViz Shooting Systems was welcomed by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on Thursday, as the firearm accessory manufacturer announced they'd be moving their base of operations to Laramie.

UW Students Publish New 'Wyoming Weed Watchlist'

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UW Students Publish New 'Wyoming Weed Watchlist' (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The University of Wyoming extension office has released a new publication recommending residents freely whack certain types of invasive weeds before they take root.