Archive - Dec 21, 2011

Christmas Lights are shining!

Merry Christmas!!
Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Weather May Have Played a Role in Two Wyoming Highway Fatalities

Weather may have played a role in two Wyoming Highway Fatalities

Icy roadways appeared to have played a role in a one-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday morning two miles north of Ranchester on Interstate 90 in Sheridan County.

Governor Mead Asks for More Thorough Testing of Wells in Pavillion

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has asked for the Environmental Protection Agency's cooperation in scientific review of groundwater analysis.

SPD on Cell Phone Use While Driving

The Sheridan Police Department says they are aware that cell phone use while driving is becoming more of a problem and possibly causing accidents, but adds that the violation is tough to detect.

“Wise Men's Night Out”

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“Wise Men's Night Out”

The last “Men's Night Out” in Downtown Sheridan will take place Thursday evening, giving those looking for last minute gifts a chance to wrap-up their shopping before Christmas.

Phase One of Wyoming-Park Project Nearly Complete

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Phase one of the Wyoming Park project in Sheridan has went well.

Phase one of the multi-phase Wyoming Park Project in Sheridan got under way this past summer, and aside from a little bit of a setback courtesy of Mother Nature, the initial phase of the project is all but done. City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson.

Renovated Youth Room Opens in Ranchester

Jake Moore uses his artistic abilities to draw on the chalk wall in the newly remodeled youth room at the TRVCC in Ranchester. (TRVCC photo)

The Tongue River Valley Community Center has renovated the existing youth room at its Ranchester location as they look to offer more to teenagers.

SCSD1 Board Approves Clean Audit Report

Sheridan County School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza

Sheridan County School District 1 trustees met for their last regularly scheduled meeting of 2011 Tuesday night in Ranchester.

Nothing New On Investigation of Jo Co Assessor's Office

The Johnson County Commissione had nothing new to report during their meeting Tuesday on the ongoing investigation into the former Johnson County Assessor's Office.

Bison Swimmers Take Newcastle Invite

The Bison boys' swim team, after hosting their triangular last Friday, traveled to Newcastle for their Invitational meet and won that meet as well.
The Bison won the meet with 387 points, ahead of second-place Douglas who had 358 points, and third place Newcastle with 159.
In the relay events, the bison won the 200IM, the 200 freestyle and the 400 freestyle, while getting fifth place finishes from their B squads in the 200 IM and 200 free.
Individually, Neil Medders won the 200 free and the 500 free.
Nate Holt won The 200 IM, and the 100 backstroke.