Archive - Oct 24, 2012

Registration Open for Christmas Stroll 2012

Registration Open for Christmas Stroll 2012 (photo courtesy of Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

For the 17th year in a row, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Christmas Stroll event on Main Street the day after Thanksgiving. This year's theme will be "Strolling with the Elves."

Broadband Connectivity in Wyoming is Up to Speed

Broadband Connectivity in Wyoming is Up to Speed

General manager of Sheridan-based Advanced Communications Technology, Aaron Sopko, was one of two locals to present at the first ever Wyoming Broadband Summit in Cheyenne Tuesday. He was joined by Tom Richards, a Sheridan doctor who is savvy to combining technology and medicine.

Town Hall Meeting Sheds Light on Ways to Combat Substance Abuse

Town Hall Meeting Sheds Light on Ways to Combat Substance Abuse

Prevention specialist Thom Gabrukiewicz with Sheridan County's Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention said Tuesday's town hall meeting was a success in terms of learning about the community's attitudes towards drugs and alcohol.

Hospital Board Waives County Funding for a Good Cause

Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday, where they voted to waive the funds allocated to the hospital from Sheridan County.

A Showing of Appreciation

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City of Sheridan Streets Supervisor Bill Schwabauer was presented with a certificate of excellence that was presented to him Wednesday. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The City of Sheridan held an appreciation BBQ Wednesday for the members of the City Streets Division. Public Works Director Nic Bateson says that it was the least they could do after the streets division put in such a banner year.

Keeping the Kids Safe

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Sheridan Police Sargeant Tom Ringley

Sheridan Police Department School Resource Officers Dan White and and Sam Damon have been busy hitting Sheridan schools emphasizing child safety with their “stranger danger” presentations.

Release From Jo Co Attorney Outlines Recent Sentences

Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney Ken DeCock's office, in a media release this week, outlined a number of recent sentences and court proceedings.

Knights of Columbus Host Spaghetti Dinner

The Knights of Columbus are hosting their 3rd annual annual spaghetti dinner in support of the Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center Thursday night.

Uranium Mine To Open Near Kaycee, Gilette

The state Department of Environmental Quality has approved a deep disposal well permit for a northeast Wyoming uranium mining project.

It is the last permit needed by Uranerz Energy Corp. to begin production at its Nichols Ranch uranium facility.

Railroad Fatality Identified

The Sheridan County Coroner has confirmed the man struck by a train yesterday was David Lee Aller, 61, of Sheridan.