Archive - Jan 2010 - News

January 4th

Numbers Are On The Rise At Family Planning Of The Big Horns

Numbers are on the rise at Family Planning of the Big Horns in Sheridan. Family Planning Co-President Amy Albrecht explains how the numbers have grown comparatively from last year.

A Couple Of Firsts For 2010

It was early in the morning of Saturday, January 2nd, when Sheridan’s first baby of the new year was born. The baby is a healthy six and a half pound boy.

Wyoming at the Heart of "Indian Country Counts" for the 2010 Census

"Indian Country Counts" is a special focus of the US Census Bureau regional road tours kicking off this week. Native American response has been typically low, at under 50%.

January 3rd

City Council Preview

The Sheridan City Council will hold their first meeting of 2010 tonight. The agenda is shorter than many and Councilor John Bigelow tells us about the City’s plan to trade services.

Should The NCAA Basketball Playoff Replace The Current Bowl Championships

"Should the current Bowl Championship series be replaced with a play-off system similar to the one used by NCAA basketball?" That is this week's Bank of Sheridan-sheridanmedia.com poll question.

California Pipeline Company Moving To Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A California pipeline service business plans to open a facility in Cheyenne. Midwestern Pipeline Co.

January 2nd

Woman Suspected Of Sending White Powder To Courthouse Faces Federal Charges

A woman from Mills, Wyoming has made her initial appearance in United States District Court in Casper on three charges including sending an envelope with an unknown white powder to the Sheridan County Courthouse just before Christmas.

Wyoming Traffic Deaths Are At A 10-Year Low

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that

Police Fatally Shoot Suspected Kidnapper

(AP) - The FBI says a Colorado man believed to have kidnapped his former fiancee, and who then fled a Wyoming hotel just before authorities moved in to rescue her, has been fatally shot by police.The

January 1st

USDA Undersecretary Admits Wyoming's Problem With Bark Beetles Is A Significant One

Governor Dave Freudenthal and USDA Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman met with county officials and toured bark beetle-ravaged forests in western Wyoming this week.