Archive - Nov 2010

November 28th

Hydraulic Fracking Raises Concerns From Environmentalists

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” as it is best known, has drawn its share of controversy nationwide as well as locally from environmental groups, who have raised concerns over safety issues.

Meadowlark Ski Resort Opens for the Season

The recent snow that we've received over the last several weeks has allowed the Meadowlark Ski Resort in the Big Horn Mountains to open early this year. The resort opened for the season over the weekend, last year they didn't open till after the New Year.

Buffalo Throws Out Welcome Mat this Weekend

The Christmas season officially begins this weekend in Buffalo with a number of events culminating in Saturday night's Lighted Christmas Parade. Sheridan Media News Director for Johnson County, Aaron Palmer, has the details.

More Christmas Happenings in Buffalo this weekend

In addition to shopping downtown and the Lighted Christmas Parade this Saturday night, Buffalo has a number of other events scheduled throughout the day.

Legislative Forum

Monday and Tuesday, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is holding a “Legislative Forum” in anticipation of the next Wyoming State Legislature session, which convenes in January.

State Senator Bruce Burns tells us more:

Western Governors to Meet With Salazar on Wolves

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The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming plan to meet with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in Denver on Monday to talk about wolf management. Relations between the states and the federal government over wolf management have been prickly for years.

Shoshone National Forest to Revise Plan

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Managers at the Shoshone National Forest say they intend to start revising the forest management plan again early next year. Reports indicate that a draft plan could be finished by spring 2012. It will govern forest management for the next 15 years.

November 27th

Mayor Kinskey: Sheridan College Critical for Economic Development

Sheridan College students at the CNC Machining Center at the College.

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey recently toured the Sheridan College Computerized Numerically Controlled Machining Center.

Avery and Emily meet the Claus

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Two and a half year old Avery shows her 9-month old sister Emily the ropes at the 15th Annual Christmas Stroll on Friday evening. Avery and Emily were among the first in line to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at City Hall - the line at 5:30 extended from the s

Two and a half year old Avery shows her 9-month old sister Emily the ropes

Sheridan College Generals and Lady Generals both win at Tournament

The Sheridan College Generals rolled to an easy win Friday with a 124-57 shellacking of the Rams of Little Big Horn College. The Generals opened up their season with a convincing win over the Rams and had very little trouble putting the game away early Friday. Action will continue today at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, as the annual Lions Club Tournament continues. The Generals will play Fort Carson this afternoon at 1 o'clock at Sheridan College Golden Dome.