Archive - Nov 2009 - News

November 27th

There Will Be Fewer BLM Lease Sales Next Year In Wyoming

GILLETTE, (AP) - The Bureau of Land Management office in Wyoming is reducing the number of oil and gas lease auctions in the state from six to four in 2010 because of a lack of interest in drilling. There have been significantly fewer lease sales in Wyoming in 2009 compared to 2008.

Christmas Stroll Bigger Than Ever

Downtown Sheridan was alive with hundreds gathering for the 14th Annual Christmas Stroll on Friday night. Christmas decorations, a visit from Santa Claus, and an appearance by the state champion Sheridan Bronc Football Team were some of the highlights of the evening. What did those who came to the Stroll think?

Wyoming Cowboys vs. CSU Rams

Update: Wyoming Cowboys win the game against Colorado State University with a final score of Cowboys 17 / Rams 16.

Wyoming Business Council Board to Review Grant Applications Totaling $57 Million

The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors will have a busy time of it during their upcoming meeting December 2nd and 3rd at the Laramie County Community College's Training Center in Cheyenne.

November 26th

Christmas Wish Campaign Helps Those Less Fortunate During the Holidays

The annual Sheridan Media Christmas Wish campaign is in place to help those that may have fallen on hard times during the holiday season. One of the organizers of the campaign, Margo Heck says that if you like to shop, volunteers are always needed.

Annual Trees Of Love Lighting Ceremony To Take Place At Hospital First Sunday In December

The 22nd annual tree lighting ceremony for the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Trees of Love will be Sunday December 6th at 4:30pm in the front lobby of the hospital. Lights can be purchased with a donation of $5.00 now through December.

Turkey Trot Runners Work Up An Appetite on Thanksgiving

The weather couldn’t have been much better in late November for the annual Turkey Trot run in Kendrick Park on Thanksgiving morning. Over 330 runners participated this year, collecting a trailer full of food for the Sheridan Community Shelter. The Shelter is run by Volunteers of America Montana and Wyoming.

Hit and run suspect pleads not guilty

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A man accused of smashing into at least 10 vehicles at a Gillette dealership, ramming one of them into a building and causing thousands of dollars in damage before driving away from the scene has pleaded not guilty. Alfredo Ortega was arraigned in District Court this week for felony destruction of property stemming from the August episode.

Wyoming Supreme Court Has Denied To Review A Death Row Inmate Case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has denied a request from the state's lone death row inmate to review his case. The state Supreme Court on Monday ordered District Judge David B. Park of Casper to issue a new death warrant against inmate Dale Wayne Eaton.

November 25th

Newspaper Lawsuit With City Of Sheridan Over Police Chief Has Preliminary Injunction Hearing

The City of Sheridan has refused to release the names of candidates for the position of police chief. In response, the Sheridan Press filed a lawsuit against the city to get those names. The matter came before 4th Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn on Wednesday morning.