Archive - Jan 22, 2016 - News

Wyoming Wilderness Association Holds Fundraiser

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A screen set amongst the humongous silver tanks in the back room of the Black Tooth Brewing Company became the backdrop for the 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival, a fundraiser for the Wyoming Wilderness Association.

Obama halts federal coal leasing

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Coal trucks prepare to dump their payload at Arch Coal's Black Thunder coal mine.

by Dustin Bleizeffer |

Days following the announcement of Arch Coal’s bankruptcy filing, the Obama administration announced Friday a moratorium on all federal coal leasing while the U.S. Department of Interior conducts a full review of the program.

Dueling Player Says Song Mix Will be Eclectic

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Musician Ryan Merriam, who’s simply known as Ryno, is part of the Dueling Pianos act playing tonight in Sheridan.

New Owner Says Mossholders Will Keep with Tradition

Aaron Ligocki never imagined when he went to work at Mossholder’s furniture company in Sheridan six years ago that he’d wind up owning the place. But that’s what’s happened. He took over ownership of the century old business last Friday.

Library Trustees Discuss Branding, Staff, Mileage

Library trustees talked about branding, staff changes and mileage reimbursement during this week’s meeting. Library Director Cameron Duff gave us the report.

Three Arrested for Having Meth Around Children in Gillette

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Three adults in Gillette have been arrested and accused of keeping methamphetamine in a home where eight children live.

Sheridan School District Considers Random Drug Testing

A Sheridan County school district is considering a student-led proposal to randomly drug test students involved in school activities.

Mayor Heath: ‘Local Economy Remains in Good Shape’

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Halfway through the fiscal year for the City of Sheridan, the local economy continues to be stable as sales and use tax revenues have remained consistent for the first two quarters of the fiscal year. Sheridan Mayor John Heath.

College Board Approves WYDOT Transportation Easement

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The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees gave their approval Thursday night to a permanent easement of 1,350 square feet to have the Wyoming Department of Transportation erect a signalized crosswalk at the north entrance to the college.

Department of Education Wants Public Input on Statewide Digital Learning Plan

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The Wyoming Department of Education will be holding a series of “listening sessions” throughout the state to garner public input as the Statewide Digital Learning Plan is being prepared for presentation to school districts and legislators.