Archive - Sep 25, 2015 - News

Hardin Schools Locked Down

Hardin Public Schools were locked down Friday morning, and students sent home, according to an administrative assistant at the district office.

After Bear Kills Son, Father Calls $13,120 Fine ‘A Joke’

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Adam Stewart (courtesy photo)

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

A father whose son was killed by a bear while working in the Teton Wilderness said this week Wyoming OSHA’s $13,120 fine against the company involved in the death is “a joke.”

Johnson County Planning Grant Application Moves On To SLIB

Johnson County's application for a planning grant for a multi-use facility at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center has moved on to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) for their review and approval. The SLIB's next meeting is Thursday, October 1st.

Proposed City Management of SAWS Raises Concerns

Sheridan County Commissioner Steve Maier is a regular guest on the Public Pulse show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

During a recent Public Pulse show, Sheridan Media’s Kim Love questioned the necessity of maintaining the management of the Sheridan Area Water Supply system, known as SAWS, with a joint powers board of city and county officials, since it’s been proposed to be handed over to the city.

Officer Says Keep Dogs on Leash

Among the many issues the Community Service Officers with the Sheridan Police Department deal with are dogs running at large.

Wyoming Park Project Complete

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday in Sheridan for a project that has taken several years to complete. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the story.

Elks Lodge Gun Show

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The Elks Lodge #520 in Sheridan will be hosting the 3rd annual Gun Show this weekend. Exalted Ruler Bill Dahlin said that the show will begin this afternoon at 4 and run until 7. Saturday’s times are 9 to 5 and Sunday the show will run from 9 to 3.

Wyoming Delegation Explores Coal Opportunities With China

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According to the director of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources, progress is being made in advancing clean coal technologies with China.

SLIB to Consider Funding Requests from Sheridan, Johnson Counties

A state board meets next week, and will make decisions that will affect two local projects. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the details.

Season-Ending Farmers Market

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Thursday was the final weekly Farmers Market held on Grinnell Plaza. For some it’s a relief to be done with all the hard work, others feel a sense of sadness for the market to be done.