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March 30th, 2013

Walking for the Ability

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The walkers turned up in droves Saturday morning at the Sheridan Junior High School track to show their support for disability awareness. RENEW CEO Chris Ahlstrom comments on the good number of people who showed up to walk for the cause.

Teaching Students About Water

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(Photo Courtesy of UW)

New water science toolboxes are being made available to teachers and students throughout Wyoming. The University of Wyoming and the Natural History Museum of Utah are partners in the CI Water Project.

March 29th

WYDOT to Report on Lower Highway Speed Limits

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Some state lawmakers are concerned that federal policies may be influencing the speed limits on Wyoming highways.

BHS Speech Has Good Showing At Sturgis

Last weekend, March 23rd, the Buffalo High School Forensics team traveled to Sturgis, SD for a last chance preparation tournament before the National Qualifier next week.
The team did extremely well with nearly everyone placing in their events.

Meteor Lights up Wyoming Sky

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A fireball of space debris brightened the sky above Wyoming on Thursday morning for a few seconds. The fireball was spotted traveling southwest to northeast at about 5:45 a.m. Witnesses described the color of the fireball as either green, blue and teal, or blue and white.

BHNF Officials Announce Prescribed Burns

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Officials with the Bighorn National Forest have announced that firefighters will begin prescribed burning over the next several weeks. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Ranchers, Conservationists Praise Federal Decision to Study Coal-to-China Railroad

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Ranchers, Conservationists Praise Federal Decision to Study Coal-to-China Railroad (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Last week the Surface Transportation Board, an economic regulatory agency that Congress directed to resolve railroad rate and service disputes and review proposed railroad mergers, released its decision to study the impacts of the proposed Tongue River Railroad from the mine to the ports on the West

Buffalo Police Asking For Help In Storage Unit Thefts

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder is urging residents in and around Buffalo that have had items stolen from their storage units to contact the Police with detailed lists of items they believe have been stolen.

Sheridan County Ranks 11th for State Health

Sheridan County was recently ranked 11th out of 23 when it comes to health of its residents.

March 28th

Two More Chances to See Charlie and the Gang

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The WYO Theater and Sheridan Civic Theater Guild annual joint production will wrap up this weekend with the final two performances. Stage Manager Erin Butler says that “You're a Good Man Charlie Brown: The Musical” is just what you'd expect.