Archive - Aug 15, 2013

Culture at the Park

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Since 1965, Up with People has provided young people from around the world a unique opportunity to travel abroad and see the world from a different perspective. The group has been in Sheridan this week volunteering with a number of different agencies.

From Sheridan to the Philippines

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Brekken Baker from Up with People. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter had a chance to sit down Thursday with a Sheridan woman that has been traveling with the group Up with People for a little over a year now.

SCCD Seeks Consultant For Tongue River Channel Study

(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan County Conservation District)

The Sheridan County Conservation District is seeking a consultant to assist in an assessment of the Tongue River channel and its floodplain for about five miles upstream of the town of Dayton.

Three From Wyoming Dead in Crash in Northern Colorado

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ROCKPORT, Colo. (AP) - Three young people from Wyoming are dead and two others are injured after their car crashed in northern Colorado. The crash happened early Thursday morning after the driver failed to negotiate a curve on U.S.

Helping Out the Animals

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Students with Up With People spent time at the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter this week helping with the animals and building elevated cat beds.

(Photos Courtesy of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter)

(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter)
(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter)
(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter)
(Photo Courtesy of the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter)

UW Researcher Makes Breakthrough in Understanding Greenland Ice Melt

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Neil Humphrey (right), a UW professor of geology and geophysics, and Joel Harper, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Montana, monitor drilling progress into the Greenland ice sheet. The two contributed to a research paper that is published in the journal Science this month. (Photo courtesy of UW/Toby Meierbachtol Photo)

A University of Wyoming professor is part of a research team that has made a breakthrough in understanding the movement of glaciers in Greenland. Geologist Neil Humphrey says the melting ice under the ice sheet moves much more slowly than previously thought.

Sen. Enzi on Liz Cheney's Resident Fishing License

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We reported earlier this week that candidate for U.S. Senate for Wyoming, Liz Cheney, has been taking some flak for purchasing a resident fishing license when she had only been in the state for 72 consecutive days. Wyoming Game and Fish considers 365 days in state as official residency.

Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Next Week

Hourlong I-90, I-25 Road Closures in Buffalo Area Begin Next Week

The Wyoming Department of Transportation announced Thursday there will be a series of hourlong road closures starting on Monday on Interstates 90 and 25 in the Buffalo area.

8/7/13 SCA Rodeo Results

8/7/13 SCA Rodeo Results
1D Barrels
1st – Kenna Balkenbush – 18.439
2nd – Sierra Zowada – 18.493
3rd – Val Wood – 18.798
4th – Ronda Holwell – 18.834

2D Barrels
1st – Tara Stimpson - 19.450
2nd – Gilly Grunkemeyer - 19.464
3rd – Kelly Blea – 19.712

3D Barrels
1st – Becky Kobielusz – 20.637
2nd – Carla Olson – 20.668

Senior Barrels
1st – Anna Zowada – 18.12
2nd – Ellie Bard – 18.13
3rd – Cricket Cunningham 18.27

Junior Barrels
1st – Tavy Leno 19.45
2nd – Taci Flinn 20.45

Pee Wee Barrels
1st – Nick Albrecht – 22.49
2nd – Britton Brownell – 24.18