The Elks Lodge #520 in Sheridan will be hosting the 3rd annual Gun Show this weekend. Exalted Ruler Bill Dahlin said that the show will begin this afternoon at 4 and run until 7. Saturday’s times are 9 to 5 and Sunday the show will run from 9 to 3.
In celebration of National Public Lands Day Saturday, the Sheridan Community Land Trust is invited the public to help finish and officially open the new two-mile Red Grade Trail System in the Bighorn Mountains.
This week’s Bank of Sheridan, Sheridan Media Poll Questions is “how would you rate Wyoming’s efforts to diversify our economy”? Currently, the majority of those who voted have rated the state’s efforts as either “fair”, or “poor”.
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead praised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement Tuesday that the greater sage-grouse will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act. The news comes from the office of the governor.
The University of Wyoming has been ranked as the world’s 11th best institution in the field of environmental economics by an international economics organization. The university is also ranked 6th in the world among universities only.
The vision of an indoor aquatic center in Sheridan received a boost Monday as the Chandler H. and Mercedes K. Kibbee Foundation for Children pledged $2 million over the next five years for the aquatic center.
The Sheridan City Council tonight will consider an ordinance on second reading regarding the Woodland Creek Planned Unit Development Master Plan, a request to rezone 14.2 acres as a PUD, located southwest of Woodland Park Road and Highway 87.
The Sheridan College Veteran’s Club will host the 4th annual COMBAT Color Fun Run at Sheridan College on Sunday, October 4th at 1 o’clock. The event is a 3 mile fun run or a 1.25 mile walk designed to combine a game of color tag with fitness.
Over the past decade, Wyoming lawmakers have funded the majority of capital construction of K-12 schools in the state through coal lease bonuses. Those bonuses are projected to dry up with the Federal Government’s announcement and implementation of the Clean Power Plan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has more on the story.
Wyoming State Representative Mike Madden (Photo by Ron Richter)
The Joint Revenue Interim Committee of the Wyoming Legislature met Thursday and Friday in Buffalo. Representative Mike Madden of Buffalo is Co-Chair of the Committee, and says that funding for local governments was a major topic of the two-day meeting.