Archive - Nov 2009 - News

November 2nd

New CASA Director Talks About Improvements To The Program

CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, and their new director, Mike Duncan, appeared on KROE'S Public Pulse program Monday to discuss his role with the organization and what improvements can be made.

Trailer Home Destroyed In Weekend Fire

Yesterday afternoon, the Sheridan Fire Rescue Department responded to a structure fire at 1700 Bender Lane in Sheridan. It was nearly 1:30 when crews arrived to find the home one quarter involved in fire. The fire was extinguished with windows and portions of the walls and ceiling removed to gain access to fire in hidden spaces.

November 1st

Halloween Events Across Sheridan Very Popular This Year

From haunted houses to obstacle courses, this weekend certainly had events the whole family could enjoy throughout Sheridan. The Sheridan Recreation District turned the old Highland Park School into “Spook Central” for kids of all ages.

Sheridan City Council To Meet Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first time in November tonight. One of the items coming before the council is a request to waive many City fees for some affordable housing projects. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey...

Powder Horn And Subdivision

"Do you think that the Powder Horn should incorporate as a municipality?" That is the Bank of Sheridan-Sheridan Media poll question this week. Some believe that this is not a good idea, while others don't care because they don't live there.

Annual Pet-O-Ween Brings Hundreds To Kendrick Park

Devils, pirates, vampires, and ghouls are plentiful on Halloween but they usually don’t have four legs. Unless, they are part of the annual Pet-O-Ween celebration. The event drew nearly 100 competitors from ferrets to Chihuahuas, all of which were there to support the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

Montana Man In Helicoper Crash

LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - Funeral services are tentatively scheduled Monday for a Libby soldier who was killed in a military trainingaccident off the coast of Virginia.Sgt. 1st Class James. R. Stright was the crew chief aboard a helicopter that crashed on the deck of the U.S. Navy ship Arctic.

Wyoming Job Loss

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Another grim economic statistic for Wyoming: For the first time in 21 years, the state lost jobs and statewide payroll shrank from one year to the next.
The Wyoming Department of Employment on Friday released numbers that show the state lost about 3,000 jobs - 1.1 percent of the total - from the first quarter of 2008 to the same period this