Archive - Oct 2010 - News

October 9th

PLUC Raffle Drawing Next Tuesday

The Public Land Users Committee, or PLUC, is in the final days of selling raffle tickets as a means of raising funds to help with expenses incurred on a fencing project at 3-Poles Recreation Area. Tickets are $5 apiece or $20 for a book of five, and the prizes are either a Savage Rifle or a Hoyt Bow.

Drug Free Workplace Training Postponed

Next Tuesday, October 12th was to be a Fall Drug Free Workplace training for employers. The event has been postponed to next February. Pam Peldo is the Chairperson of the Sheridan County Partnership for a Drug-Free Workplace.

October 8th

Take-Back Program Successful

Two weeks ago, Sheridan County Law Enforcement, along with Sheridan Media, took part in the first annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Program.

A media release from the Denver, Colorado office of the Drug Enforcement Agency tells us that Colorado, Utah, Montana and Wyoming contributed mightily to the nationwide effort.

Business Incubator Officially Open

Friday morning, the Sheridan County Board of Commissioners purchased condominium space within 1981 Double Eagle Drive and signed a subsequent lease agreement with Forward Sheridan, Inc. for 5,400 square feet of office space.

Kerns Camp Sites Improved

The Wyoming Game and Fish regional office in Sheridan has released information about improved campsites near the Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area. Information Specialist Warren Mischke says the area is expanded and safer, thanks to an agreement with some other agencies.

Governor on Affordable Care; Retirement Savings

Each week, Governor Dave Freudenthal meets with the media to discuss a variety of topics, and two he covered this week dealt with issues affecting Wyoming's older population.

Rep Lummis Discusses the Deficit

“Reducing the deficit” is on the tip of many congressional tongues these days.

Firefighter Physical Ability Testing

All members of the Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department are participating in the annual physical ability testing this week. Firefighters are required to pass a battery of physical tasks aimed at insuring they are fit for duty.

UW Seminar in Sheridan: International Trade

The C-Tel Auditorium at Sheridan College is the location for an International Studies Scholars Lecture Series event brought to Sheridan from the University of Wyoming. The title of the program is quite a mouthful – Understanding Consequences and Opportunities of Rapid Social Changes Inside China.

October 7th

Vincent Scott: Guilty on All Six Counts

Closing arguments in the 1st Degree Sexual Assault trial of Vincent Scott took place Thursday afternoon in 4th Judicial District Court.  The defendant chose not not take the stand and testify, and the defense did not put on a case.