The Sheridan Housing Action Committee was formed in 2003, and officially opened their office in the summer of 2006 with a single staff member. SHAC Executive Director Marie Lowe explains some of their accomplishments.
The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Business and Bites Monthly Luncheon will take place this Wednesday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Chamber Director Janelle Maretinsen explains what this month's program will entail.
The monthly luncheon begins 11:30am and is $15 for lunch. If you would like to attend just the program, it's free and begins at noon.
Have you ever heard of "electronic cigarettes?" Also known as "e-cigarettes", they are battery-operated tubes that look like cigarettes and contain nicotine and flavors that can be inhaled without producing smoke. The F-D-A wants to regulate them as drug devices, but some makers call them a safe alternative to smoking.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A district court judge says Governor Dave Freudenthal should have released budget cuts proposed by state agencies. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle sued the governor and two state agencies in May for withholding their budget recommendations.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Unanticipated expenses and a drop in revenue have forced the Crow Tribe lay off 200 people.
Kayle Howe, the tribe's personnel director, says the full-time employees were told of the cuts Friday. Howe says the layoffs do not affect employees who are paid with federal money, and essential services will continue.
A Newcastle man was arraigned on sexual assault charges in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan. 52-year-old Richard Hill is accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the 2nd degree. Hill allegedly had sexual contact with a child between the ages of 13 and 15, according to the court records.
Sheridan County Commissioners voted several weeks ago to enact fire restrictions throughout the county. The action was taken on advice of County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch who indicated that small fuels are drying out despite the fact that the county has seen a very moist summer.
There are mixed reactions about the idea that government should be able to ban text messaging and cell phone use while on the road. Is the government gaining too much control, or just trying to keep us safe? This week's Sheridan Media - Bank of Sheridan poll question is: "Should the Government ban text messaging and/or cell phone usage whiledriving?"