Archive - Apr 13, 2016

“For the Frogs, Leave it to Beaver”

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As part of the continuing Sheridan College Science Lecture Series, Wednesday night, research scientist Victoria Zero presented her project focusing on three of Wyoming’s amphibians and Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott was there and brings us the report.

SAWS Withholds $8,400 From Contractor in Damages

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board voted to withhold $8,400 in liquidated damages from a contractor for failing to meet the timeline for the work.

'Inappropriate' Student Assignment Causes Stir At JCSD1

JCSD1 Board of Trustees

A controversy over a student's assignment deemed “inappropriate” and a substitute teacher's belief that not enough was done by school district administration to correct the issue has sprung up at Clear Creek Middle School in Buffalo.

YMCA Awarded Grant Funds From Daniels Fund

Y In The Park

In a recent news release, the Daniels Fund, based in Colorado, announced it had awarded more than $46.5 million to numerous non-profit organizations and $4.3 million in grants to those specifically in the State of Wyoming.

Buffalo Council Approves Water Request For Outside City

Buffalo's City Council discussed and approved a request for a water tap and water outside the city limits for the Good 2 Go/Exxon store east of Buffalo near the Interstate 90/Highway 16 interchange.

Chamber Lunch Highlights Business Traditions and Trends

Kennon Products Inc. Owner Ron Kensey (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Business trends and traditions was the program at Wednesday’s Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. Dick Hammer, third generation Owner of Hammer Chevrolet in Sheridan talked about how the Internet has affected car sales.

Big Horn Equestrian Center Undergoing Road Renovations

The Board of Directors for the Big Horn Equestrian Center recently approved major renovations to the road along the south and east sides of the facility due to erosion and drainage issues after over 30 years of heavy use.

Bus Service Gets New Name

Dispatcher Nettie Campros, left, and Senior Center Director Carmen Rideout with the first bus "wrapped" in the new name and design for Sheridan's bus service. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A long-time service in Sheridan is getting a new name. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.

'Conversations' Looks at Edward Gillette

Helen Laumann at Wednesday's "Conversations in History." (Photo by Pat Blair)

People who know about Edward Gillette, the surveyor for the railroad, may not know that he surveyed, and named, many of the lakes and other features in the Big Horn Mountains.

Second Natural Gas Open House is Thursday

The Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board will have a meeting in Ranchester Thursday on the board's plans to bring natural gas to the Dayton-Ranchester area.