Archive - Sep 2009 - News

September 8th

Wyoming Cowboys Staying in Hotels Before Home Games

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming coach Dave Christensen is having his players stay in hotels the night before all home games this season in hopes of focusing his team on the next day's game in Laramie.

Laramie Police Step Up Patrols Before Big Game

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Police in Laramie are stepping up patrols in advance of this weekend's football game between the University of Wyoming Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns.

Issue of Tort Reform Muddling Health Care Debate

Of the many threads in the health care reform debate at both state and national levels, a call for more tort reform to control medical costs has been getting louder.

September 7th

Sheridan Police Chief Headed Back To California

Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card announced his resignation to the Mayor and his staff on Friday. Card will finish out the year with his last day being December 31st.

Card has accepted an offer to become the Chief Of Police in Capitola, California. He had spent over 30 years at the Capitola Police Department before retiring in 2005 to become Police Chief in Sheridan.

Large Crowds Attend Annual Don King Days

Around 1,500 people went out to the Equestrian Center over the weekend for Don King Days. Event spokesman Roger St. Clair gives us the background of how Don King Days got started.

Weekly Poll Question: What's the Community's Job Of Addressing The Needs Of The Youth

Since the murder of Bob Ernst on August 26th, allegedly at the hands of teenagers, many in Sheridan have looked at the youth differently. Many adults have raised the question if it is the City of Sheridan's responsibility or if the parents need to play a bigger role in providing healthy and safe activities for their children to take part in.

September 4th

Expect To See More Of Sheridan Mayor Out And About This Month

With all of the school's in Sheridan County back in session, it's no surprise that were seeing more and more kids' out and about these days. One familiar face that Sheridan residents may see a little more frequently this month is that of Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Game And Fish To Treat Cook Lake Later This Month

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will chemically treat Cook Lake the week of September 28th, 2009. The goal of this treatment is to remove white suckers, black bullhead and green sunfish from the lake in order to produce better conditions for the variety of trout species stocked in Cook Lake each year.

September is Archeology Awareness Month

The Fort Laramie National Historic Site is celebrating its 175th anniversary and it is featured on this year's “Wyoming Archeology Awareness Month” poster. Governor Dave Freudenthal recently proclaimed September as Archeology Awareness month.

Not-Guilty Plea Entered In Rodeo Beating Case

18-year-old Walker Takes Horse entered a not-guilty plea on charges of Aggravated Assault and Battery in 4th Judicial District Court on Friday.