Archive - Sep 2009 - News

September 10th

Defendant In Kidnapping Case To Undergo Mental Evaluation

A 48-year-old Montana man appeared before 4th Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn yesterday at his arraignment. Kevin Fuller is charged with Kidnapping and he pled not-guilty by reason of mental illness or deficiency.

Community Shows Their Support For Ted's Towing At Board Of Adjustments Meeting

It was standing room only in Council Chambers at Sheridan City Hall Thursday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there.

Yellowstone Cutthroat Stocked In The Little Tongue River Near Dayton

Following the first year of removing non-native fish from 15 miles of the Little Tongue system above Fallen City near Dayton, more than 500 catchable sized Yellowstone cutthroat trout were stocked to provide fishing opportunities during the restoration project. The trout, raised at the Tillett Springs Fish Hatchery near Lovell, were stocked this week.

Workforce Services Offers Free Labor Law Posters to Businesses

Wyoming businesses are being offered free posters that inform employees of Wyoming and federal labor laws. The full-color posters are provided by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and are available at the agency’s 20 Workforce Centers throughout the state. Business owners only need to contact their local Workforce Centers and ask for a poster.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Implement Visitation Requirements

In a media release from Sheridan Memorial Hospital, the Women's and Children's Health departments are limiting visitors to immediate family only as a means to prevent possible spread of flu to patients.
"Immediate family" includes parents, grandparents, siblings and spouses of patients.

September 9th

Puppy Scam Costs Sheridan Area Residents Over $10,000

Several Sheridan couples were taken in by the promise of a new pet and left holding the bag. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher has more.

Water Rates Still Hot Topic For SAWS Board

During a discussion about possible rule changes, the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board reconsidered some proposed rate changes from their last meeting. The board attempted to adjust the rates by lowering fees for larger tap users. The motion failed and Board Member Dave Kinskey proposed giving public notice of two new alternatives.

SAWS Board Approves Water Use Agreement With Sheridan County School District One

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved the water service agreement with Sheridan County School District 1 for use at the Big Horn School complex that is under construction.

Legislative Committee Recommends Changes In Next Session

The Labor, Health, and Social Services interim committee of the Wyoming Legislature met in Sheridan yesterday. Committee Co-Chair Jack Landon says they will sponsor a bill to update the way Wyoming collects unemployment taxes.

Items Are Available For Viewing In The Online Auction At Sheridanmedia.com

Items in the online auction at sheridanmedia.com are available for viewing right now. Auction Administrator Julie Chadwick says the 3rd time around, the auction will be bigger than ever.