Archive - Jun 2, 2010 - News

Reintegration for Soldiers Continues

Wyoming Army National Guard Major Leon Chamberlain
Wyoming Army National Guard Major Leon Chamberlain

It has been a little over two months since members of the Wyoming Army National Guard's 115th Fires Brigade returned from their year long deployment in Kuwait and Iraq. That deployment was the largest in Wyoming's history as 751 soldiers from the Cowboy State were part of the mission.

Freudenthal Addresses Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Issues

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

At a media conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal reaffirmed his support on the use of federal stimulus dollars in an effort to fix problems in the state’s juvenile justice system.

Wyoming Tax Refund Applications Now Available

Wyoming Department of Health representatives are encouraging elderly and disabled Wyoming residents who may be eligible to receive state tax refunds for 2009 to submit applications by summer’s end.

Jury Selected in Willey's Bar Fight Trial

Timothy Schaeffer Trial started today in 4th Judicial District Court.

A twelve-person jury has been selected in the trial of The State vs. Timothy Schaeffer. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

Quarry Waiver Granted; Quarry Permit Tabled

Beaver Creek Quarry
Beaver Creek Quarry

Two quarries went up for consideration at Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting. First, commissioners considered and approved the renewal of a 5-year permit for the Beaver Creek Connell Quarry, on the JC Ranch property owned by Mike Connell and accessed off of Beaver Creek Road.

County Commissioners' Marathon Meeting

Sheridan County Commissioners

Sheridan County Commissioners kicked off the month of June with a marathon meeting, taking just over three hours to go through a 26-item agenda.

The commission considered and approved a 5-year lease agreement for office space at the Sheridan County Airport for the Department of Criminal Investigation – rental fees for the lease are $32,722 per year with an adjustment every two years.