Archive - Feb 4, 2014

Watt Center Formally Rededicated in Ceremonies

University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity kicked off Tuesday's redication ceremonies at the Watt Ag Center. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Attendance exceeded expectations as more than 100 people gathered yesterday (Tuesday, Feb. 4) for rededication of the Watt Agricultural Center as a one-stop facility for University of Wyoming services in Sheridan County. University Extension Educator Scott Hininger said plans had been made for 80.

Snowpack for Sheridan County is Above Normal

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A map of the various snotel sites around the state.

The first Sheridan County snowpack report for 2014 has just been released by the Natural Resources Conservation Service of Sheridan County. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

City Officials Will Keep a Close Eye on Budget Session

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

With the budget session set to begin next week in Cheyenne, officials with the City of Sheridan will be keeping a watchful eye on the legislative process.

UW Researcher Receives National Science Award

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(Photo courtesy of the UW)

A University of Wyoming researcher has received a $400,000 Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation.

Commissioners Approve Lot Size Variance Near Clearmont

Sheridan County Commission Chairman Terry Cram, left, and Commissioner Bob Rolston. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County commissioners yesterday (Tuesday, Feb. 4) approved a variance that will allow a couple to build a house on land near Clearmont even though the lot is nearly half the size called for in county regulations.

Local Car Club Seeks More Members

Pioneer Cars on Buffalo's Main Street

If you have a classic or antique car and would be proud to show her off and network with others having the same interest, then the Sheridan/Johnson County Model A and Pioneer Car Club just might be for you.

Commissioners Adopt Airport Master Plan

Johnson County's Commissioners adopted the Airport Master Plan at their Tuesday meeting.

The Master Plan was completed in 2007, but was apparently overlooked and wasn't officially adopted then.

Buffalo Cancels Contract With WWC Engineering

Buffalo City Council

The Buffalo City Council voted to cancel the contract for administrative services between themselves and WWC Engineering concerning the NW Water Pipeline Project which was set to begin construction this spring.

Campus Expansion Continues

Construction of the Thorne-Rider comples continues at Sheridan College. Photo Provided.

The newly built Whitney Academic Center that provides a grand entry to the community college in Sheridan was greatly needed, according to Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 4, 1914

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, as reported by the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Feb. 4, 1914.