Archive - Mar 4, 2013

Tipsy Taxi Program Grows While DUI Arrest Numbers Shrink

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This voucher for a ride with Tipsy Taxi can be found at a number of establishments in Sheridan. The Sheridan Police Department says the program has helped decrease the number of DUI's by 24 percent. (Photo by Chris Foy)

According to statistics released by the Sheridan Police Department, the Tipsy Taxi program has in part led to a 24 percent decrease in the number of DUI arrests - despite increased DUI enforcement by the department.

City Council Agrees to Grant Winery License Upon Liquor Commission Approval

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John Harrison, a consultant for Weston Wineries, and Jessica Fleenor, president of the winery, addressed the Sheridan City Council Monday night to seek approval of a new winery license. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Sheridan is home to a brewery, but what about a winery? Well, Weston Wineries, LLC recently filed an application for a winery license for an establishment in Warehouse 201 in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the details.

Horned Owl

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Johnson County, Planner Discuss Two Subdivision Issues

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners and County Planner Rob Yingling discussed two subdivisions and each of their issues and how he was addressing them.

Buffalo Drafting Water Users Agreement For Non City Users

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, City Attorney Ben Kirven discussed a draft Ordinance he has drawn for a water users agreement for users outside the city limits to purchase city water.

St. Francis Shelter "Dying" for Donations

St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo is hosting a night of “Shamrocks and Murder” to raise funds to support homeless pets.

SCFPL Hosts Reception, Classes

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is hosting a reception for the artist of this month's display Tuesday night from 5 to 7 o'clock.

RENEW Kicks Off DisABILITIES Awareness Month

Rehabilitation Enterprises of Northeastern Wyoming, known around Sheridan as RENEW, is celebrating its 40th year of service to the community, and has enlisted the City Council's help in ringing in the month of disABILITIES awareness.

SHERIDAN FIGURE SKATERS BRING HOME MEDALS

Elizabeth Winnop

Six Sheridan Ice Figure skaters competed in the 20th Annual Figure Skating Club of Billings Competition on March 2nd.

The girls competed in a total of 30 events this year and did very well. This was their final competition of the season.

Results are as follows

Elizabeth Winnop -- 3 firsts, 1 second

Catherine Winnop -- 1 first, 3 second

Molly Butler -- 2 firsts, 1 second, 1 third, 1 fourth

Maggie Pierce -- 3 firsts, 2 thirds, 1 fourth

Katelyn Kayser -- 2 firsts, 2 seconds, 1 third

Kaylee Frank -- 1 second, 2 thirds, 1 fifth

Cody Teenagers Arrested For Triple Homicide

Two teenagers from Cody have been arrested in connection with a triple homicide that occurred in Clark over the weekend.