Archive - Sep 16, 2015

Fed Scientists Question Grouse Strategy

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Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Matt Mead

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

Natural and human factors make it unlikely a proposed federal network of greater sage grouse conservation habitat will stay intact, the government’s own scientists say.

Phoenix Limited Purchases Downtown Building for Senior Center Thrift Shop

Standing in front of the historic building are, from left, Ian Knutson, Traci Rukowsky, Carmen Rideout, Beth Holsinger, Rindy West, Haley Roberts and Pat Schwaiger. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The Sheridan Senior Center’s thriving thrift store called the Green Boomerang is moving from Coffeen onto Main Street. The store will occupy the location formerly leased by Dan’s Western Wear due to the purchase of the building, specifically for the store, by Phoenix Limited Partnership.

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Sheridan Police Dept. / Creating Dementia Friendly Communities, Amy Albrecht

First Interstate Pledges $250K to Sheridan Senior Center

Leslie Stratmoen Photo

The First Interstate BancSystem and First Interstate Bank have pledged $250,000 to the Sheridan Senior Center’s Celebrating Generations and Building Community Capital Campaign.

Revenue Committee Eyes Alternative Funding for Wyoming Schools

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Over the past decade, Wyoming lawmakers have funded the majority of capital construction of K-12 schools in the state through coal lease bonuses. Those bonuses are projected to dry up with the Federal Government’s announcement and implementation of the Clean Power Plan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has more on the story.

Annual Resource Expo Part of Final Third Thursday Event

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As part of this year’s last Third Thursday Street Festival in downtown Sheridan this week, the Sheridan Senior Center will be hosting their annual Resource Expo.

District 1 Trustees Defer Decision on TRE Colors

Architect DeAnna Eide shows TRE color choices to School District 1 trustees and principal. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees looked at proposed color schemes for the new Tongue River Elementary School in Ranchester but left the final decision up to school Principal Deb Hofmeier.

Young Historians Honored for Projects

Wyoming State Young Historian winner Andrew Mathis of Sheridan. Dad Mike Mathis is behind him. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair, who was in Pinedale recently to receive an award from the Wyoming State Historical Society, continues her coverage of other local residents who received awards.

4-H Board Considers Cash Bar at Buyers' Dinner

The Sheridan Ag and Natural Resources Committee considered a suggestion to add a beer and wine garden to the buyers' dinner at next year's Sheridan County Fair.

Bronc / Lady Bronc X-country running strong / Broncs. Rams, Eagles and Wolves all home Friday

X-COUNTRY - The Bronc and Lady Bronc cross country teams had mixed results during the Michelle Ludwig invitational, here's Head coach Art Bauers.

They run at an invitational in Fort Collins, Colorado Friday and Bauers says it's a highly competitive meet.

And moving ahead both teams are right on track with their training.

SWIMMING / DIVING - The Lady Bronc swimmers and divers have a dual at at home Friday against Gillette.