Archive - Aug 26, 2009

Police Make Arrests In Sheridan Homicide Investigation

Police have made three arrests in connection with the murder of a local businessman yesterday in Sheridan. Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card says the investigation will continue. 19-year-old Dennis Poitra, Jr., a 16-year-old Sheridan male, and a 15-year-old Sheridan male were all in custody by 8:30 last night. The names of the juvenile suspects cannot be released.

Hospital Board Approves Several Plans Focused On Quality

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is continuously working on ways that they can improve the quality of care that is offered to their patients. Wednesday night the Hospital Board approved the Quality and Infection Control Plans. Hospital Quality Services Manager Lajune Bacon says the Quality Plan covers a lot of ground.

Community Blood Draw Is Once Again A Success

The final numbers are in for the annual community blood draw at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Hospital Marketing Manager Danae Brandjord gives us the numbers.

UPDATE: Apparent Home Invasion Turns Deadly

Earlier this morning we reported that a caller to Sheridan Media informed us that during her morning walk on the South Hill, she and her walking partner came upon police tape cordoning off the area be

08/26/09 Sports for Wednesday

SHS GOLF - The Sheridan Bronc golfers picked up their 2nd team win of the season by winning the Gillette Invitational yesterday. The Broncs totaled 616, out-distancing 2nd place Riverton by 13 shots. Two Broncs finished in the Top 10: Kamerin Allen was 2nd and Cameron Lindell was 9th. Next up for the Broncs is the Laramie Invitational which will be played today and tomorrow.

New Priest Overcomes Tragedy To Serve The Sheridan Community

Less than a month ago Rob Spaulding became an ordained Catholic priest. Now he’s serving Sheridan at Holy Name Church. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher talked with Father Spaulding about the path he took to get here.

Wolf Status In Wyoming Remains In The Hands Of The Courts

While the first ever wolf hunting season is set to begin soon in Montana and Idaho, things are still being handled in the courtroom for Wyoming.

WWDC And City Of Sheridan Looking At Water For The Future

Last year Dowl-HKM engineers completed a Level One water study for Sheridan County that showed a need for the acquisition of more water for the area. As the Wyoming Water Development Commission gets ready to start a Level Two water study and they are asking our community for their ideas on what we would like to see in future water development.

Red Grade Road Back To Normal After Wreckage Removed

Towing crews were finally able to remove the wreckage of a truck and camper trailer from Red Grade Road yesterday morning. After four hours of work last week the wreckage had been moved nearly 300 feet uphill to near the point where it went over the edge last month. Red Grade was closed again yesterday morning while the camper and truck were loaded onto wreckers for the removal.

Habitat For Humanity Holds Fundraiser And Other Events This Week

The Sheridan Habitat for Humanity organization has a busy fall in store. There are four units in three buildings under construction. Today there is a free concert in Kendrick Park to help garner donations for the group. Habitat Executive Director Jessica Lindsley says donations are appreciated.