Archive - Dec 19, 2011 - News

Scenic Character Plan Approved

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City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

The Sheridan City Council approved adoption of the Scenic Character Plan at their meeting Monday night. Phase one of the plan centered around shifting the administrative review process to City staff which in turn meant the end of the Design Review Board. City Planning Director Robert Briggs.

Sheridan to Be Featured in BBC America Television Show

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Film crews from BBC America took in a little bit of Sheridan WYO Rodeo week this past summer.

The third season of the BBC America television show “American Road Trip” will feature a stop in Sheridan by host Jamie Oliver.

Art Without a Home

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Artist Joe Kunicki works on a piece at Volunteers of America.
Joe says this one is still in its early stages.
One of the many artworks by Joe Kunicki.

While you may not recognize the name Joe Kunicki as a well seasoned renowned artist, his art certainly does speak for itself. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter recently sat down with Joe, who's currently homeless and staying at the VOA Sheridan Community Shelter.

Poll: Total Cell Phone Ban in Cars?

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Texting and driving has been illegal in Wyoming since July of 2010, and total bans are becoming more popular in states across the country.

STT: Crews Begin Trail Prep With Best Snow Since '96

Crews were scheduled to begin grooming the 300 miles of Big Horn Mountain snowmobiling trails Monday, and according to state trail workers the snow is as good as it's been in 15 years.

Faulty Ceiling Fan Starts Elk View Inn Cabin Fire

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Firefighter/EMT assessing the damage inside the burned cabin. (photo courtesy Brian Songer)

A Sunday morning fire inside an employee housing cabin at Elk View Inn off Highway 14 near Dayton is believed to have originated in a ceiling fan, according to a media release from Sheridan Fire-Rescue Marshal Brian Songer.

Congress Strips Wolf 'No-Lawsuit' Rider From Bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Congress has dropped language that would have barred lawsuits over a proposal to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.

Legislators Discussing Teacher Evaluation

Sheridan Representative Rosie Berger appeared on NewsTalk 930's Public Pulse program last week, where she touched on several issues that may come up in the 2012 Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature.

BAH Hosted by SCJC: Sign Up Now For Spring Classes

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Sheridan College in Johnson County hosted this month's Business After Hours on Friday, in conjunction with local artist Lana Wing, who had her photography work on display.

Buffalo Supports Toys For Tots, Many Other Programs

Volunteers help organize gifts for kids for the Care and Share Program Friday in Buffalo

The Buffalo community turned out to help those in need again this Holiday season, as they do every year, according to Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Director Angela Jarvis.