Archive - Oct 2009 - News

October 30th

Busy Halloween Day In Sheridan

The weather should be pleasant for trick-or-treating this Halloween with temperatures in the sixties this afternoon. It could be a very busy day for those who wish to try and attend all the scary festivities. The day kicks off with the annual Pet-o-Ween contest in Kendrick Park at 11 this morning.

Turn Clocks Back For The End Of Daylight Saving Time

It’s been a tradition in most parts of the world since the early 1900’s to try and save daylight in the summer by taking an hour off of the morning and putting it in the evening. What has become known as Daylight Saving Time was first recognized in the United States in 1918 during World War I.

October 29th

[Revised with Correct Audio] Wyoming Legal Eagles Offer Free Advice for Pro Bono Week; More Volunteers Needed

Wyoming News Service, Laramie, WY -- It's often called the "justice gap," affecting 50 million people across the country who can't afford legal help for civil court issues. Attorneys throughout the state are marking the first-ever National Pro Bono Celebration Week to recognize lawyers who donate their time to help those who can't afford legal fees.

Police Arrest Sheridan Man On Child Pornography Charges

Sheridan Police arrested 52-year-old Huntley Rinck on child pornography charges Tuesday. Rinck made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court yesterday. Rinck’s employer found a portable USB computer drive still attached to a computer at work. The employer viewed contents of the drive to attempt to identify the owner and immediately called police after seeing some of the files.

Powder River Basin Resource Council To Hold Annual Meeting In Sheridan

The 37th Annual Meeting of the Powder River Basin Resource Council will take place in Sheridan next week. PRBRC Board Member Nancy Sorenson tells us how the council got started.

This year’s meeting will have a special theme according to Board Chair Bob LaResche.

Representative Lummis Feels Budget Spending Is Out Of Control

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis sits on the House Budget Committee. She recently appeared as a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program and expressed her thoughts as to why there has been so much overspending in congress lately.

We've Got Some Safety Tips To Help Keep All The Ghouls And Goblins Safe For Halloween

There will no doubt be plenty of people taking part in the many Halloween activities that are scheduled in and around Sheridan this weekend. Sheridan Fire Rescue Firefighter Bret Smith says that costume choice is the number one thing that parents can do to make sure their little one's are safe.

The Cloud Peak Symphony Will Kickoff Their 5th Season A Week From Today At The WYO Theater

The Cloud Peak Symphony will kick off their 5th season next Friday night at the WYO Theater with their concert titled “From the Mountains to the Sea”. The performance will include everything from Beethoven's 4th Symphony, to music from the Pirates of the Caribbean soundtrack and the widely popular Night on Bald Mountain from Fantasia.

October 28th

Storm Dumps Snow on Rockies, Plains -- More Forecast

DENVER (AP) - A storm bringing the first heavy snows of the season to a large swath of the Rockies has crippled parts of Colorado and Wyoming with up to 2 feet of snow, and leaving residents and travelers bracing for twice that.

Family Fall Fun Fest Coming Up Halloween Night

It’s certainly going to be very busy this weekend in Sheridan. Haunted houses, trick-or-treat events for kids, special shows at the WYO Theater, and the annual Family Fall Fun Fest are just a few of the Halloween festivities. Darrell White is a pastor with the Sheridan Wesleyan Church and he says families are the reason for the Fall Fest celebration.