Archive - Dec 17, 2016

Cold Weather No Deterrent to Museum Visitors

Visitors check out one of the museum's dioramas. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Despite below-zero temperatures Saturday, visitors flocked to the first day of open house at the Sheridan County Museum. By afternoon, Museum Executive Director John Woodward reported the day was going really well.

Brinton, Audubon Society Celebrate Birding Event

Ken Schuster, left, receives IBA sign from Jackie Canterbury during luncheon. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A sign designating the Quarter Circle A Ranch as an Important Bird Area, and a plaque were presented during a luncheon at the Brinton Museum near Big Horn Saturday.

Approval Given For Additional Red Grade Trails

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After more than 26 months of environmental analysis, community Q&A, two formal public comment periods, and resubmittal of the proposal to reduce trail miles and eliminate the "expert" downhill bike trail, the Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) has been granted permission by the Bureau of Land Mana

2017 Arbor Day Poster Contest Open

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The Wyoming State Forestry Division, a division that provides state land management, fire management, and assistance forestry, and Wyoming Project Learning Tree, a non-profit environmental education program designed for educators who work with students in PreK through grade 12, are teaming up again

G&F Asking People to Be on the Lookout for Poachers

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking people to be on the lookout for any type of illegal hunting or poaching activity.

Volunteers Needed for Christmas Bird Count

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The next two Thursday’s the Bighorn Audubon Society will be sponsoring Christmas Bird Counts in Sheridan County.

Tickets On Sale Now for the 2017 Wild West Wine Fest

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The Downtown Sheridan Association has announced that tickets to the 2017 Wild West Wine Fest are on sale now exclusively at the DSA’S website, www.downtownsheridan.org.

JCSD1 Board Approves 2017 Meeting Schedule

During their December meeting earlier this week, the Board of Trustees for the Johnson County School District discussed and then approved their meeting schedule for the coming year.

A Look Back in Time: Dec. 17, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Post newspaper on Dec. 17, 1916.