Archive - Jun 14, 2010 - News

Eleven Appear in Court on MIP Charges

Friday June 4th, Deputies with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office made multiple arrests at a shop party on Bowie Road in Sheridan. The bulk of the citations that were given out were for Minor in Possession, as 24 minors were cited. Eleven of those minors appeared in Circuit Court before Judge Sampson Monday afternoon, with all of them pleading guilty to their charge.

Council of Community Services Work Session

Council of Community Services Executive Director Carma Harston
Council of Community Services Executive Director Carma Harston

The Sheridan City Council received an update from Council of Community Services Executive Director Carma Harston during a noon work session Monday. The Council of Community Services is a non-profit agency based in Gillette that provides basic human services in the form of food, housing, medical care and clothing.

Weekly Poll Question: One Way at Whittier

The City of Sheridan recently installed a traffic control measure at Wyoming Avenue and Whittier Street. A neighborhood petition is what prompted the traffic control study, as residents expressed concern that Wyoming Avenue was getting too much traffic due to motorists using it as a thoroughfare instead of Coffeen Avenue.

Judge Knocks State's Handling of Kidnapped Trucker

U.S. District Judge William Downes
U.S. District Judge William Downes

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A federal judge says the state of Wyoming's treatment of a Wal-Mart trucker kidnapped by a rogue state trooper during an aborted murder plot was sleazy. U.S. District Judge William Downes didn't rule Monday on the state's request to dismiss the trucker's lawsuit.

Freedom Salute Ceremony Honors Our Combat Veterans

U.S. Senator John Barraso was on hand to honor local Soldiers and their families at the Freedom Salute Ceremony Sunda in Sheridan.
U.S. Senator John Barraso was on hand to honor local Soldiers and their families at the Freedom Salute Ceremony Sunda in Sheridan.

Sunday, an official welcome home was given to those National Guard troops from Sheridan who worked hard to keep us safe and keep us free. Recently returning home from a year-long deployment to Kuwait and Iraq, the soldiers of the 115th Fires Brigade were honored in a ceremony at the Holiday Inn.

Powder River…Let ‘er Buck Ceremony

Saturday, dark skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the Powder River—Let ‘er Buck concert held in honor of our soldiers, past and present, who continue to protect our freedoms. The event, originally scheduled at Whitney Commons Park was moved to Sheridan College’s Golden Dome because of rain.

Going Green in Sheridan

Greenfest 2010
Greenfest 2010

Recycle, reduce, and reuse was the theme heard throughout the afternoon at Green fest 2010 held at the Sheridan High School Saturday. It was all about green…green meaning safe and healthy communities. Renew vice president Sandy Thiel.

Sheridan College Youth Garden Program

Sheridan College Youth Gardening program begins June 21.
Sheridan College Youth Gardening program begins June 21.

Sheridan College is getting ready for the third season of their Summer Youth Gardening program. Sheridan College Dean of Agriculture and Technical Careers Amy Erickson explains what the program will entail.

2010 Sheridan County Fair Books Are Out

The 2010 Sheridan County Fair Book is out.

The 2010 Sheridan County Fair is still a month and a half away; however, the Fair Book is out, and Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau explains why it's so important to publish it in advance.