$72 Million in Dam Projects Advance

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Pivot irrigation on the Mercer ranch.

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

Wyoming’s plans to impound more of its spring runoff advanced in the Bighorn Basin last week when residents voted to create an irrigation district to help fund a $32.5-million, 108-foot high dam.

Gillette City Administrator Discusses Benefits of the Position

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan is in the process of crafting a charter ordinance that would create the position of city administrator. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

UW Education Programs Receive Highest Possible Ratings

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In preparation of the 2016 accreditation process, the University of Wyoming College of Education academic programs received the highest possible rating during a set of comprehensive reviews.

Big Horn Principal 'Excited' About Job

New Big Horn Principal Ben Smith. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The new principal at Big Horn High School said he's really excited to be in the Big Horn community with Sheridan County School District 1.

Former Mayor Favors City Administrator

As Sheridan residents weigh in this week on the question of whether Sheridan should have a city administrator, a state legislator and former mayor was asked his opinion. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.

One-Book Wyoming Author Urbigkit Speaks at Library

Wyoming Author Cat Urbigkit during presentation. (Photo by Pat Blair)

More than a dozen people attended Thursday night's program at the Sheridan library featuring One-Book Wyoming author Cat Urbigkit.

This Week’s Farmers Market

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Attendance at this week’s Farmers Market was somewhat down compared to earlier weeks and Market Manager Bonnie Gregory said once school starts life just gets busier.

Bus Driver Pleads Guilty To Fatal Crash

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A Gillette bus driver accused of killing three people after a crash last year in a construction zone will avoid prison after pleading guilty to reduced charges as part of an agreement with prosecutors.

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Grant Funds Used For Improvements At Youth Camp

Johnson County's Commissioners will use Recreation Board grant funds for improvements to the county youth camp in the Bighorn Mountains west of Buffalo.