Archive - Nov 2010 - News

November 23rd

Dangerously Cold Temps are in the Forecast

Temperatures are expected to be dangerously low today and tonight, as wind chill readings could reach well below zero at times.

WYDOT Announcements

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that crews are preparing to close US 14A west of Burgess Junction for the season at noon on Tuesday, November 30.

Kevin Fuller Sentenced on Reduced Charge

50-year-old Kevin Fuller, represented by Ryan Healy, was sentenced Tuesday afternoon in 4th Judicial District Court.  Originally charged with kidnapping, per a plea agreement with the State, the charge was amended to Felonious Restraint, to which Fuller plead Guilty on September 16th, 2010.

Busy Time of Year for Salvation Army

The holidays are one of the busiest times of the year for the Salvation Army, as the “Red Kettle” campaign is underway nationally and locally.

Head of Boys and Girls Club Resigns

Boys and Girls Club of the Bighorns

Carolyn Schroth has given her resignation from the Boys and Girls Club of the Bighorns.

JC Co-Op Reopens as Bighorn Co-Op

The former Johnson County Co-op, now Bighorn Co-op

The former Johnson County Co-op in Buffalo closed earlier this year but has since reopened as the Big Horn Co-op. Aaron Palmer brings us the story.

Poitra, Jr.: Life Without Parole

Sentencing took place Tuesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court for the first of three murder defendants for the shooting death August 26, 2009 of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst. Dennis Poitra, Jr.

Sheridan's Landfill--Minus 15 Blue Whales

Through October of this year, Sheridan's recycling program has diverted 23-hundred tons of material from Sheridan's landfill. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Tips for Turkey Day

(courtesy photo)

The time to stuff ourselves silly is in two days, and our friends at Wyoming's Poison Center, along with Chef Tim Rockwell of the Sheridan College Culinary Institute, have issued safety tips to prevent food-borne illnesses during the holiday season.

November 22nd

SHS Looking at Random Drug Testing Policy for Student Athletes

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SHS Activities Director Don Julian explains the random drug testing policy the school is considering at a Parent Advisory meeting Monday night.
SHS Activities Director Don Julian explains the random drug testing policy the school is considering at a Parent Advisory meeting Monday night.

Monday night's Parent Advisory meeting for Sheridan High School centered on the possibility of implementing a random drug testing policy for student athletes. Sheridan High School Activities Director Don Julian.