Archive - Oct 2009 - News

October 4th

Several Dozen Show Up To Support March Against Violence

Temperatures were only in the 40’s as several dozen people marched from the Sheridan County Courthouse to Grinnell Plaza on Saturday. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the March Against Violence is an annual event in Sheridan sponsored by the Advocacy and Resource Center.

What did those who participated think of the event?

Visiting Koltiska Pumpkin Patch Becoming an Autumn Tradition

The Koltiska Pumpkin Patch has allowed families to come out to the Koltiska farm and pick there own pumpkins. The Koltiskas have been doing this for the last five years; before that they sold their pumpkins to stores around Sheridan for eight years. They grow all pumpkins out at their farm. Vicky Koltiska comments.

Should High Schools Be Able To Drug Test Their Students

Should high school students be subjected to random drug tests or are the students already subjected to too much? Will it raise the dropout rate, or will we see results right away? The first question by most in Sheridan is how many students at a high school do drugs?

Winter Storm Warning Continues Through Monday Night

The first major winter storm of the season is upon us here in Wyoming. The National Weather Service has upgraded our winter storm watch to a warning and Sheridan will remain under a winter storm warning until late Monday night. Todd Chambers with the National Weather Service tells us what to expect.

Sheridan City Council To Meet Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will hold their next meeting Monday evening. The City planning department will make a presentation to the Council and Mayor Dave Kinskey talks about their work.

October 2nd

Malcolm Wallop Honored By Game And Fish Department

Earlier this year the Sheridan County Commissioners renamed the Sheridan County Airport terminal building the Malcolm Wallop Terminal. Former United States Senator Malcolm Wallop from Big Horn received another honor yesterday, as well. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department named their Lake DeSmet public access point after Wallop.

Sheridan Has Several New United States Citizens Today

It’s not very often that Sheridan County courts allow cameras and other recording devices into the courtroom. Friday was an exception as 8 new United States citizens were sworn in. 4th Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn explained to a crowded courtroom his feelings on the naturalization ceremony.

Wyoming Police: 11-Year-Old Boy Leads High-Speed Chase

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming police say an 11-year-old boy led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase reaching up to 100 miles per hour in a large SUV.

Wyoming Sports Group Preps for Swine Flu

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - As swine flu spreads around the state, the Wyoming High School Activities Association is discussing how a swine fl outbreak might impact statewide culminating events.

Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild Opens 54th Season Tonight at the Carriage House

Opening the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild’s 54th season will be “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” written by Paul Zindel and directed by Malcolm Wallop. This is Paul Zindel’s best known play, winning a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1971.