Archive - Jun 21, 2012

First 3rd-Thursday "Fire in the Sky" finale

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Concluding the first 3rd-Thursday Street Festival of the year was the "Fire in the Sky" finale at 9:00 pm. What a magnificent conclusion to a perfect evening on Main Street in Sheridan. This view is looking down Grinnell Plaza toward Main Street with City Hall in the center and the show above.

Wyoming Supreme Court Considers Sheridan Homicide

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A lawyer says a Sheridan man serving life without parole in the January 2010 stabbing death of another man deserves a new trial. The Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday heard arguments in the appeal of Shawn Osborne.

NWCCD Board Addresses Budget and Property Transfer

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees at their meeting Wednesday night approved the transfer of ownership of the Sheridan Commercial Park from the City of Sheridan to SEEDA.

Fire Destroys Playground Equipment at Sagebrush

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Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the Sheridan Police Department responded to a report of a fire early Thursday morning at Sagebrush Elementary School in Sheridan. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer.

SPD: Teen Curfews Need to be Followed

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Wednesday marked the first day of summer, which means that there are a lot of kids out and about for their summer break from school.

Construction at Cancer Center to Hamper Parking Temporarily

The final phase of the new Welch Cancer Center project has begun, which means that patient parking will be a little bit tricky over the next several months. Sheridan Memorial Hospital Marketing Manager Danae Bradjord.

Labor Force Development Study in the Works

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In 2007, consultants Wadley Donovan conducted a targeted industry study that focused on economic growth in Sheridan. That study will be revisited and expanded on by the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority.

Local Student Receives Award at National History Competition

The 2012 National History Day competition recently took place in College Park, Maryland and one local student brought back a prestigious award. Sheridan County Museum Director Nathan Doerr explains.

Wyoming Senators Demand Cease-Fire in Coal War

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi supported a failed attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.

Johnson County Approves TANF Grant Application

The Johnson County Commissioners, at their meeting Tuesday, approved a request from the Community Resouce Center to apply for a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Grant in the amount of $55,387.