Archive - Sep 11, 2018

UW Researcher Part of EPSCoR Grant to Study How Bees Overcome Harsh Winter Conditions

A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that will study how bees overcome harsh winter conditions to successfully emerge and reproduce in the spring.

Tuesday 09-11-18

Wyoming Highway Patrol / WYO Theater

Tom Godwin

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Thomas D. Godwin, 71, of Sheridan passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at his home. He was born in Sheridan, WY on February 11, 1947 to Weldon and Helen (Copple) Godwin.

Susan Baker

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Susan Elizabeth Scott Baker, age 61, passed away peacefully in her lovely home on September 7th, 2018, after a rigorous battle with cancer in Sheridan, Wyoming. She is survived by her children Brekken, Baylee, Blake, Blayne, and Bridger Baker; her parents Homer and Janet Scott; her sister Sandra Scott Suzor; her brother Jim (Desiree) Scott; her brother Homer R.

Fish Your Bass Off Winner

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Sarah Landsiedel of Buffalo was this year's Fish Your Bass Off Winner. Sarah received a Guided Fly Fishing trip for 2, courtesy of Rocky Mountain Discount Sports, and an Electronic Trailer Jack, courtesy of Dalton's RV.

Left to right: Ron Lee, RMDS store manager. Matthew Burgess, Kaitlin Burgess, Fish Your Bass Off Winner, Sarah Landsiedel.

Council Presented With Draft Handbook at Study Session

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City of Sheridan Mayor Roger Miller (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Sheridan City Council were presented with a draft of the mayoral/council handbook at a Council study session Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Council Holds Special Meeting for Hospital Rezone

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The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Monday night to consider an ordinance that rezones the Sheridan Memorial Hospital campus and 6 adjacent and nearby properties owned by the hospital, from R-3 to a Medical Arts District.

UW College of Ag Honors Whitney Benefits

The Whitney Benefits Foundation of Sheridan is being honored by the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for its collaborative efforts to create and strengthen agricultural paths for students seeking advanced education.

Leigh Creek Campground to Close Temporarily

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Officials with the Bighorn National Forest have announced that the Leigh Creek Campground will close temporarily beginning next Monday for the installation of a new toilet facility.

Minnesota man injured in Wyoming bear encounter

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A 48-year-old hiker from Minnesota has been injured in a bear encounter in northern Wyoming.