Archive - Nov 2012

November 27th

Sheridan Veteran Receives Posthumous Awards for WWII Service

Then a Private, Charles Johnson receives the Distinguished Service Cross while serving in Italy during World War II. His paperwork was lost and the awards were forgotten for more than 60 years, until now.
Senator Enzi stands with the Kane family in his Washington D.C. office. From left: Kevin Kane, Kristi Kane, Ranelle Kane, Senator Enzi, Phil Kane, and Katie Keeley.

A former Sheridan resident and World War II veteran, Charles R. Johnson, was honored posthumously by Senator Mike Enzi this month after the U.S. Army lost paperwork documenting his heroic achievements. Chris Foy has the story.

Sheridan Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan resident Caron Avery, 51, was arraigned in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan Tuesday on two counts of Felony Forgery and one count of Involuntary Manslaughter, which is also a felony. Avery pleaded “not guilty” to all of the charges.

Legislators Weigh In On Screening Senior Drivers

This week's Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media Poll Question focuses on whether older drivers should have to undergo additional evaluation before their drivers licenses are renewed.

Barrasso To Meet Obama About Keystone Pipeline

Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso and Sen. Max Baucus of Montana are among a group of lawmakers seeking to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss the future of the Keystone XL pipeline extension.

Wyoming Food Producers Court Foreign Markets

The Wyoming Business Council Agribusiness Division arranged a meeting between Wyoming food producers and buyers from Europe and Canada in hopes of stirring up some business overseas.

Tuesday public pulse 11-27-12

Sagebrush Art Center / Community Holiday Dinner

USFS Announces Open Season for Christmas Trees

If plastic boughs just won't satiate your Christmas bug, you're in luck. It's open season for Christmas trees in the Big Horn National Forest.