At his bi-monthly media conference Thursday, Governor Dave Freudenthal said his discussions with Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey were positive and should help to move two important issues forward: coal leasing and state lands in Grand Teton National Park. The Governor and Director Abbey toured a coal mine in Campbell County and oil & gas operations in Carbon County Wednesday.
A $5,000 cash bond was set by Judge John Sampson in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday for 27-year-old Patricia McMillan, who is charged with four felony counts of child abuse. McMillan was arrested for the alleged crimes Wednesday by a deputy with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office.
A Status Hearing for Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was held Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court. Osborne is charged with 1st Degree Murder for allegedly killing Gerald Bloom on January 15th, 2010.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Ron Micheli was a guest on KROE's Public Pulse program Thursday morning. The first issue addressed by host Kim Love was Micheli's character reference letter he and his wife, Patty, had written to Natrona County Judge David Park.
The day finally arrived for John Brown to be sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court. Brown had been escorted from the courtroom on April 24th when he went before Judge John Fenn for his arraignment, at which time he had plead guilty on two counts of Felony Larceny for stealing a pick-up, an ATV, several tools and money from Sheridan County rancher Mike Helvey.