Archive - Mar 3, 2011 - News

Fire That Killed Two Sheridan Men Started Near Couch

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The Bozeman Fire Department says a fire that killed two men in a third-floor apartment appears to have started on or near a couch in the first floor entryway of the building.

Snowpack Still Above Average

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The second snowpack and water supply report has been released for Sheridan County, and while there is a slight drop in the Tongue River drainage, both the Tongue and Clear Creek drainages remain above average, and for the most part are unchanged from the February 1st report.

SHS Wins Blood Drive Challenge

The numbers are in, and the results bode well for Sheridan High School. In February, SHS and the Sheridan community went up against Gillette High School and their community for the annual blood drive challenge.

City of Cody Denies Liquor License for Wal-Mart

Monday we informed you of this week's Bank of Sheridan / poll question, asking your opinion of whether big box stores and grocery stores should be issued retail liquor licenses.

Rosie Berger: Federal Challenges

The 2011 Wyoming Legislative Session is scheduled to conclude today [Thursday] in Cheyenne, and with all of the bills – well over 400 of them – addressed since mid-January, law makers have heard from their respective constituents throughout.

Mead Signs Supplemental Budget Into Law

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed the Supplemental Budget bill Wednesday. The Governor did veto two portions of the bill; spending $450,000 to purchase land for a new Governor's Residence, and the funding of increased judicial salaries.

New Book Helps Parents “Read” Baby

A new book, published by DK Books, has been written to assist parents with babies in understanding what the child, whether it be their firstborn or subsequent children, is trying to communicate.

“Border Wars” Competition is Less Than a Week Away

Nearly 100 students from Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana will be in Sheridan next week to compete in the 9th Annual “Border Wars” competition. Sheridan College Agriculture Instructor Chuck Holloway explains the categories that students will be competing in.

Jo Co Commission to Move Recycling Center

Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman attended the Buffalo City Council meeting Tuesday to inform them of the county's intent regarding the relocation of the Johnson County Recycling Center.

Mediation For City of Buffalo, Frankovic Trust

The Buffalo City Council went into executive session during their regular meeting Tuesday, returning nearly 45 minutes later.