Archive - Jan 25, 2012

Fire & Smoke?

What appeared to be fire and smoke on the Big Horns when looking west at 5:00 pm was actually the sun settling in below the black clouds that brought the rain for your drive home after work on Wednesday. The immediate forecast calls for a repeat tomorrow of what we had today - a slight chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon but colder with highs in the lower 40s.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 01/25/12

Yellowstone Wolves w/Cat Urbigkit / WYO Theater "The Diary of Anne Frank w/ Erin Butler

MDU: Power Outage Hits 3,100 Customers, Multiple Schools

Sheridan Fire Rescue outside the Children's Center Wednesday morning. No fire was reported, reports have personnel responding to an "odor" call. (Ron Richter photo)

Update: Power restored after 3-hour outage Wednesday morning in Sheridan

Two downed Montana-Dakota Utilities substations left parts of Sheridan without power Wednesday morning for a period of about three hours. Mark Hanson, spokesman for MDU.

Wyo Legislators Respond to SOTU

Sen. John Barrasso

Wyoming's delegates in Washington each released statements Tuesday night in response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address.

VA Says No More Homeless Veterans

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs courtesy photo

The VA Medical Center is joining others around the country in efforts toward putting an end to homelessness among Veterans. Will Banks, social worker at the VA in Sheridan.

SEEDA Discusses Insurance Amendments and Facility Maintenance Fund

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed amendments to the lease with First Light Children's Center at their board meeting Tuesday.

Wal-Mart McDonald's to Close Next Week

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McDonald's in Wal-Mart will be closing next Tuesday.

In less than a week, the McDonald's in Wal-Mart in Sheridan will be closing its doors after almost seventeen years of business there.

SC AT CASPER COLLEGE TONIGHT / UW FALLS TO SDSU

GENERALS / LADY GENERALS HOOPS - The Sheridan college Generals and Lady Generals play at Casper college tonight.

The Lady Generals are 17-2 and coming off a big road win in Miles City Saturday Head coach Frank McCarthy.

They've won nine in a row and McCarthy says this is a big week with Casper tonight and Gillette at home Saturday.

Nordic Club's Pole Creek Challenge February 4

The Powder Pass Nordic Club will present their annual Pole Creek Challenge race Saturday, February 4 at the Pole Creek Nordic Ski Area west of Buffalo.

Report to NWCCD: JAC Looking Closely At Budgets

At the meeting held in Buffalo this week, the Northern Wyoming Community College District received a report from Dr. Mark Englert, who had been at the recent Joint Appropriation Committee meetings where funding for the state's community colleges and the University of Wyoming were discussed.