October 18th, 2011

Wyoming Supreme Court Won't Hear Arguments in Bear Cloud's Appeal

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Wyoming Supreme Court Won't Hear Arguments in Bear Cloud's Appeal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court says it won't hear from two civil rights groups that wanted to argue in support of a Sheridan teenager who is appealing the life sentence he received after pleading guilty to a home invasion murder.

Whitney Benefits Continues Support for Media Production Program

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Whitney Benefits Continues Support for Media Production Program

In a media release issued by Sheridan College Tuesday, it states that a partnership that began in 2010 between Whitney Benefits, Sheridan College and Sheridan County School District #2 enabled SCSD#2 to create a new vocational program in broadcast journalism, and that recently Whitney Benefits renewed their support for this program with an additional gift of over $38,000 for equipment and training.

Convicted Murderer Won't Get New Trial

Convicted murderer Shawn Osborne has been denied a new trial.

4th Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn has denied a motion for a new trial for convicted murderer Shawn Osborne.

Sheridan Junior High School October Artists of the Month

Sheridan Junior High School 6th-8th grade student art of the month for October. Holly Legerski teaches 7th and 8th grades and Mary Lawson teaches 6th grade students

See student names and descriptions by hovering mouse over pictures.

Art sent in by Mrs. Legerski.

SEEDA: More Work on Lease and Development Agreement Needed

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SEEDA: More Work on Lease and Development Agreement Needed

A special meeting was held Tuesday morning where the Sheridan Educational and Development Authority discussed revisions to the draft lease between SEEDA and First Light Inc. in regards to occupancy of the former Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan.

County to Have Traffic Study Done Around Courthouse

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The intersection of Brooks and Burkitt has County officials concerned over safety issues.

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract with Fehr and Peers Consulting to conduct a traffic circulation and pedestrian access analysis around the Sheridan County Courthouse.

Sheridan Jaycees Turkey Shoot is Saturday

The 4th annual Sheridan Jaycees Turkey Shoot will take place this Saturday morning at the Sheridan Gun Club with all proceeds going to support Sheridan Jaycees Christmas Shopping Tour.

New District 4 Judge: Judiciary Committee Approves Bill for 2012 Legislative Session Consideration

Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Judiciary Interim Committee approved a bill last Thursday in Laramie to bring before the Wyoming State Legislature next year that will allow for a second judge in District 4, encompassing Sheridan and Johnson counties.

Wolf Awareness Week: Group Wants More Trophy Game Status Wolves

Wyoming Game and Fish photo

WY News Service -- This week, October 17th through the 22nd, is National Wolf Awareness Week, and with the state of Wyoming close to getting back management of wolves from the feds, one group believes that the state's plan could serve to protect the animals even more.


The Sheridan college rodeo team went to Cheyenne this past weekend to compete at Laramie County Community College. We had 3 athletes make it back to the short round on Sunday.

Jake Mangis and his team roping partner Corbin Nichols placed 5th in the long round with a time of 7.0, they were the second fast time in the short round with a 5.3 and placed third in the average with a composite time of 12.3.

The team roping was very competitive this weekend and Jake really stepped up and roped well he earned the team 110 points.