BLM – More Power To 'Em

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WYOMING NEWS SERVICE – Lander, WY – The Bureau of Land Management is a powerful agency when it comes to reducing environmental impacts of oil and gas development on public lands. But the agency is reluctant to wield that power after a drilling lease is granted, according to an in-depth analysis of BLM regulatory authority.

July 4th Clean-Up Honors

Just a little garbage after the Equestrian Center Fireworks -- NOT!

A lot of preparation goes into putting on the fireworks show at the Equestrian Center, but there’s just as much work afterwards. 

Students and staff from the Wyoming Girls School in Sheridan spent much of Monday morning picking up all the trash and remnants of the firework explosives left over from the night before.

Dayton Council Opens TRVCC Parking Lot Bids

Dayton Town Council

The Town of Dayton was in business last night, since they took their July 4th holiday last Friday.

Council opened bids for the asphalting project on the Tongue River Valley Community Center parking lot. Mayor Bob Wood tells us who bid.

Poll Motor Building Future Site of Black Tooth Brewing Company

The future site of Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan.
The future site of Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan.

Renovation work is underway at the old Poll Motor Building in Sheridan. Plans are to convert a portion of the building into a brew pub that will offer a wide variety of locally crafted beers. One of the owner's of Black Tooth Brewing Company Tim Barnes, explains just how many different kinds of beer they will be offering.

Council to Address Liquor License Fees and Hi-Tech Business Park

Sheridan City Councilman John Bigelow
Sheridan City Councilman John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first regularly scheduled meeting of July tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Wyoming Eyes Alternative Energy

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger
Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

Converting vehicles to run on natural gas is one small step in helping our country lessen its need for foreign oil. Wyoming State Legislators have put into place a concept in the 2011-2012 budget that will require State Agencies to convert to natural gas at the time that they are trading out their utility vehicles.

“Stunning” Fireworks at Bighorn Equestrian Center

Fantastic Fireworks

Despite a rain-filled morning, the star-spangled sky over the Bighorns were flushed with fireworks this Fourth for the annual Independence Day celebration at the Bighorn Equestrian Center.

Weekly Poll Question: 1-Cent and Conservation

What should the City fund with Optional One-Cent monies?

A recent survey conducted by the Sonoran Institute revealed that of 300 Sheridan County residents polled, 71% would favor spending 1-Cent funds on Parks, Trails and Conservation projects.

Elemental Nature Showcase

One example of the "Elemental Nature" exhibit showing at The Ucross Foundation Gallery this summer.

This year’s summer exhibition at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery features the work of artists, Pamela Kendall Schiffer and David Bungay.  Called “Elemental Nature,” the show features 58 paintings and prints which focus on the natural world, particularly the American West.

Local Couple takes “Best of Show”

A beauty wins Best of Show for Jim and Brenda Haskett of Sheridan.

It was all spit polish and shine as over one hundred classics, trucks, muscle cars, and hot rods rolled down the streets of Sheridan this past weekend, all part of the local car club's Karz Rod Run.