Archive - Oct 2010 - News

October 20th

The Stolen Quilt Has Been Returned

This quilt that was stolen eariler this month from the Fiber Arts Show at the Fulmer LIbrary in Sheridan has been returned.
This quilt that was stolen eariler this month from the Fiber Arts Show at the Fulmer LIbrary in Sheridan has been returned.

The quilt that was recently stolen from the Fiber Arts Show at the Sheridan Fulmer Library has been returned. The owner of the quilt and one of the organizers for the Fiber Arts Show Carol Kolf explains how the quilt was returned.

County Commission October 19th Report

(l to r) Commissioners Cram, Ringley, Rolston, Nickel and Maier

Sheridan County Commissioners made quick work of their second regular October meeting Tuesday morning.

Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Dr. David Khan with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

With the beauty of Autumn comes the not-so-attractive effects of the fall allergy season. On one end of the spectrum are people suffering from sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, coughs, congestion and scratchy throats. But on the other end of the spectrum is allergic reaction that can lead to serious ailments and even death.

October 19th

Local Candidates Featured in Election Forum

The second of a two-part candidate forum was held Tuesday night at Sheridan College.

Partnership Will Help Expand the Arts at Sheridan College

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young

In late August of this year, the WYO Theater, the City of Sheridan, and Sheridan College partnered to submit a grant application through the Wyoming Business Council. The grant is for a Business Ready Communities Grant in the amount of $3 million. The plan is to renovate not only the WYO Theater, but to also renovate the Hallmark and Perkins buildings as well.

G&F Seeks Information on Poaching Incident Near Kaycee

The Game and Fish needs your help in recent poaching case.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for help in apprehending those responsible for the wanton destruction of a large bull elk in northern Natrona County, just south of Kaycee.

District 1 Hears from Tongue River Schools

School District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

During an information-packed Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening in Ranchester, two main agenda items filled quite a bit of the three-hour gathering.

First, Trustees listened as Superintendent Sue Belish presented certificates and photo plaques for the District Wall of Fame to the following:

Phase III Bids for Big Horn Elementary Advertised Today

School District 1 Business Manager Jeremy Smith

At last night's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting, the board unanimously – absent Johann Nield, who was not present – voted to approve $8,393,145 as the Guaranteed Maximum Price for Phase III of the Big Horn Campus project. Business Manager Jeremy Smith says that bids will go out today, and then...

Fire Ban Officially Lifted

County fire officials give the "green light" to burning; the fire ban has been lifted as of 10 a.m. October 19th.

Upon the recommendation of Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch and the Fire Chiefs of the Rural Fire Protection Districts, the Sheridan County Commissioners have rescinded Resolution 10-07-025 to remove the partial fire restrictions imposed August 3. Lifting of the fire ban is effective as of 10:00 a.m., October 19, 2010.

October 18th

Candidates Massie and Hill On Reforming Wyoming Education

Cindy Hill and Mike Massie

The race for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction is one of the more heated races this year. The two running candidates, Mike Massie and Cindy Hill both spoke at Monday's forum. Mrs. Hill was the first to speak: