Archive - Jul 2009

July 24th

Senator Barrasso Says Concerns Remain About Sotomayor

U.S. Senator John Barrasso expressed his concerns following a meeting with President Obama's pick for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Barrasso said that Judge Sotomayor has an extensive judicial career and an impressive background with more than 17 years on the federal bench.

You know you're an aging radio DJ when...

I found this on the internet. You know you're an aging DJ when:

You excitedly turn the radio up at the sound of "dead air" on the competitor's station.

Sales guys wore Old Spice to cover the smell of liquor.

You were playing Elvis' number one hits when he was alive.

You worked for only ONE station, and you could name the guy who owned it.

FBI Arrests Mississippi Fugitive in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A Mississippi fugitive accused of child molestation in the 1990's has been arrested by the FBI in the southern Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming.

Special Agent in Charge, James Davis, in Denver released a statement announcing that Edward Eugene Harper was arrested Thursday in Washakie County.

Do you support the decision to make the Kleenburn Recreation Area walk-in access only?

The Bank of Sheridan
Yes
49% (147 votes)
No
45% (135 votes)
No Opinion
5% (16 votes)
Total votes: 298

July 23rd

07/24/09 Sports for Friday

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL - The Sheridan Jets and Troopers opened post-season baseball tournaments yesterday. The Jets began with a great opening round win over Casper. Paul Geisey threw a complete game shut-out and got great defensive play behind him in the 2-0 victory over the Drillers. Tonight they head into the Winners' bracket against Gillette.

Farmers Market Continues To Grow In Sheridan

Several years ago the Sheridan Farmer’s Market began to draw crowds to downtown Sheridan. The first several markets were held on Grinnell Plaza. Two years ago, the event moved to Whitney Commons. Construction and detours may have limited access somewhat, but not enough to keep the market from being more popular than ever.

Some Entry Level Workers In Sheridan Will Get A Raise Today

It took nearly 3 years, but the United States Congress’ efforts to make the minimum wage more competitive have finally come to pass. The Federal minimum wage is now $7.25 per hour. Chanda Richards is the Sheridan Center supervisor for the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

Two Children Lost In Bighorn Mountains Reunited With Parents

A family camping trip nearly turned tragic for the parents of two small children. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher tells us what happened.

Two Burglary Defendants Plead Not-Guilty In Separate Cases

In his first appearance in 4th Judicial District Court, 20-year-old Daniel Hemmer pled not-guilty on a burglary charge. The affidavit of probably cause alleges that on March 22nd or 23rd Hemmer illegally entered his parents home with the intent to steal from them. Judge John Fenn adjusted Hemmer’s bond at the request of the state.