Archive - Jan 29, 2010 - News

Administrative Re-plat Ordinance Will Speed Up The Application Process

The City of Sheridan Planning Department has been working on streamlining the application process that is required of developer's and landowners. Monday night the City Council will address the administrative re-plat ordinance on 1st reading. City Planning Director Robert Briggs explains what the ordinance will accomplish.

Alcohol and Tobacco Compliance Check Success Is On The Rise

Wyoming's Compliance Check program, which determines whether retail establishments are illegally selling alcohol or tobacco to youth, is seeing growing success according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

U.S. Forest Service Hits Reverse On Wyoming Range Leases

The U-S Forest Service is putting leasing plans for the Wyoming Range in reverse. The agency has released an analysis of contested leases on more than 40-thousand acres on the eastern front, and the indication is that the leases will be canceled.

Dennis Poitra's Trial Date Moved; Defense Attorney Motions for More Mental Health Evaluation

At a Status Conference in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning, Dennis Poitra's attorney, Erin Wardell, made a motion to have Poitra undergo more mental health evaluation from a private mental health professional named Dr. Watt. Poitra is the adult member of the group of three teens who are accused of murdering Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst on August 26, 2009.

Animal Cruelty and Jail Time for Junk Vehicles in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday

Sheridan County Circuit Court was a busy place Thursday afternoon with all manner of cases going before Judge John Sampson. Among them, the case of Wes R. Pierce, age 22, who was charged with Cruelty to Animals for keeping dogs locked in a back bedroom in his home in Clearmont.

Wyoming Medical Teams Prepare to Head for Haiti

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Some 40 medical professionals from Wyoming have volunteered to help out in earthquake ravaged Haiti.