Archive - Jun 8, 2010

Judge Healy Plea Agreement

The case against Sheridan Municipal Court Judge Stuart Healy has been settled. As part of a plea agreement, Healy has plead No Contest to the charge of Breach of Peace. In exchange for that plea, Special Prosecutor in the case, Bill Edelman out of Gillette, agreed to dismiss the Battery charge and place Healy on probation for one year.

Department of Ed. Releases Graduation Rates

The Wyoming Department of Education released the 2008-2009 graduation rates for School Districts around the state on Tuesday. Sheridan County School District Three was one of two School Districts in the state to have a perfect 100% graduation rate for the 2008-2009 school year.

Superintendent Candidate Talks Education

Republican Candidate for State Superintendent Cindy Hill
Republican Candidate for State Superintendent Cindy Hill

There are five candidates running for the position of Wyoming Superintendent for Public Instruction, four Republicans and one Democrat. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Powder River Let 'Er Buck

Whitney Benefits will be holding a celebration of soldiers past and present this Saturday with an event entitled “Powder River Let Er' Buck”. Whitney Benefits Project Manager Janet Pelesky explains what they've got planned for this weekend.

Wings Over Wyoming

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This Canada Goose was seen winging its way over Sheridan.

Wyoming to Provide White House Tree

Wyoming's Bridger-Teton Forest will provide the 2010 Capital Christmas Tree.

For the first time in our state's history, Wyoming has been selected to provide the Capitol Christmas tree. Bernie Bornong with the Big Horn National Forest office in Sheridan gives us the details.

Bornong said that they have actually known Wyoming would be selected for the 2010 tree a few years ago.

Public Pulse - Tuesday 06/08/10

Matt Perkins Memorial Scholarship / Chris Morton Sheridan Wildlife for Youth

Dayton Town Council June 7th Report

Dayton Mayor Bob Wood

The Dayton Town Council had the second reading of their Town Budget at their first regular meeting of June Monday evening. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood tells us.

Mayor Wood says that they will need to dip into their reserves by about $200,000. The third reading of the 2010 Budget will be Wednesday, June 16th.

Circuit Court Battery Cases

Sheridan County Historical Courthouse houses Circuit Court.

In Monday's Sheridan County Circuit Court, attorney Hardy Tate entered a “Not Guilty” plea on behalf of his client, Elizabeth Baka. Baka is charged with one misdemeanor count of battery for an incident that occurred on June 5th, 2010 where she allegedly hit her boyfriend in the face with a bottle.

Judge John Sampson set an unsecured $1,000 bond.

Fremont County Disaster Declaration

A flood watch was issued for much of Wyoming Monday, as snowmelt raises river levels.

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Dave Freudenthal has issued a disaster declaration for Fremont County as rapid snowmelt in the Wind River Range causes flooding on area rivers. Monday brought flood watches or warnings for much of the state.