Archive - Jun 2010 - News

June 3rd

10th Annual Hoop Jam is This Weekend

The 10th annual hoop jam is this weekend in Sheridan.
The 10th annual hoop jam is this weekend in Sheridan.

The 10th annual 3-on-3 Hoop Jam basketball tournament gets underway tomorrow in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Business Council Awards BRC Grant for Business Park

Design sketch of a proposed high-tech business park in north Sheridan.
Design sketch of a proposed high-tech business park in north Sheridan.

The Wyoming Business Council approved nearly $11 million in grant applications Thursday in Riverton. The Business Council approved 2.5 million for infrastructure for a high-tech business park in Sheridan and $978,000 for Sheridan County to purchase office space for a high-tech business incubator. Business Council CEO Bob Jensen.

Fire at Highland Avenue

Sheridan Fire Rescue responded to a fire Thursday at 1364 Highland Avenue. (Courtesy Photo)

Crews from Sheridan Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 1364 Highland Avenue shortly after 2 pm Thursday. Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains that the investigation is ongoing as to what exactly caused the fire.

District One Receives Student Enrichment Grant

Sheridan County School District One Superintendent Sue Belish
Sheridan County School District One Superintendent Sue Belish

Sheridan County School District One received a student enrichment grant through the Wyoming Department of Education Thursday. This is the third consecutive year that the District has been awarded the grant. District One Superintendent Sue Belish explains what the grant is used for.

Nine Compete for Miss Wyoming Crown

Who will wear the 2010 Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant crown?

The 2010 Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant will be held at the WYO Theatre in Sheridan Saturday evening. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has this preview.

Preventing Child Drowning Deaths

Swim lessons and family monitoring can help prevent drowning.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne – As kids around the Cowboy State get ready to escape the classroom for the summer months and head to pools, lakes and other swimming locations, the American Academy of Pediatrics has revised their guidelines on how to keep children safe around water.

Schaeffer Trial Begins in District Courthouse

Sample of a single shot "flare" gun, that could easily be mistaken for a regular pistol.

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The trial of Timothy Paul Schaeffer began Wednesday afternoon in 4th Judicial District Court, after a 12-person jury was selected earlier in the morning. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson with the report.

June 2nd

Traffic Control Study at Wyoming and Whittier

In a media announcement released late Wednesday, the City of Sheridan stated that it will install a test traffic control measure at the intersection of Wyoming Avenue and Whittier Street later this week. The test measure will be installed in response to a neighborhood petition during the transportation plan process.

Big Fun At Sagebrush

It was big fun at Sagebrush Elementary School in Sheridan Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

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.