Archive - 2011 - News

January 17th

Illegal Snowmobiling Continues at Antelope Butte

Snowmobiling is a popular winter sport in the Bighorns and is a big tourism draw for our area. However, a few snowmobilers who ignore regulations and boundary lines have drawn the ire from skiers and others. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

No Decision Yet on Investigation Report

A decision by the Sheridan County Attorney's Office has not yet been reached concerning the investigation report regarding misappropriation of funds at the Sheridan County Clerk's Office.

City Council Meets New Utilities Manager

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The Sheridan City Council got their first look at the new Utilities Manager at their meeting Monday night, as Dan Roberts was introduced to the Council. Roberts explains what he hopes to bring to the position.

York Place To Get a Makeover

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The York Place planned unit development on East Montana Street in Sheridan was originally proposed as 24 infill units of affordable housing. Each unit was to be a duplex, that more resembled a home than a duplex, but the project folded and went into foreclosure after only four units were built.

Poll Question: Changing Gun Laws

The shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona on January 8th, left six citizens dead and fourteen injured, including Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head and who is recovering in an Arizona Hospital.

A Bridal Dream Come True

There was a moment of collective silence Saturday as everyone held their breath while the name was drawn.  The winner would receive over $2,500 in prizes and services from the 26 vendors on hand at Sheridan Media’s annual Bridal Prevue held in the atrium of the Holiday Inn.

January 16th

Buffalo Holds Bid Opening for Sidewalks

The Brock Street Sidewalk/Safe Routes To School Project got one step closer to completion on Thursday as the City of Buffalo held a bid opening at 2 pm in City Hall.

JC Commission to Address Sand Creek

Johnson County News Director for Sheridan Media, Aaron Palmer, has this update on the Johnson County Commission and Sand Creek.

Sheridan City Council To Address a Defunct Housing Project

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The Sheridan City Council will work with a light agenda this evening, as there are only a handful of items to be considered. The defunct housing project on east Montana Street known as York Place may be getting a breath of fresh air.

Precip is Up Across Wyoming—Except Here

Most of the major drainage basins in the state had significantly higher than normal precipitation during December—except for the Tongue and Powder watersheds, which were the driest in the state. Jim Fahey Hydrologist with NOAH Weather Service: