Archive - Jul 2010 - News

July 29th

Vincent Scott Trial Date Set for October

Vincent Scott will go to trial October 6th and 7th.
Vincent Scott will go to trial October 6th and 7th.

A Status Hearing was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday for Sheridan resident Vincent Scott. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Blood Screening Appointments are Being Taken For The Health Fair

This year's Health Fair will be September 18th at Sheridan College.
This year's Health Fair will be September 18th at Sheridan College.

Blood draws for this year's upcoming Health Fair will be held at Sheridan Memorial Hospital August 12th through the 20th. Hospital Community Relations Director Cecile Pattison says that they are currently taking appointments for the blood screenings.

Bear Mauling And Trapped Cubs Near Yellowstone

(AP) - Montana wildlife officials have
captured a female grizzly and two of her three cubs in a campground near Yellowstone National Park where a man was killed and two others injured in a bear attack.
Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Capt. Sam Sheppard says the sow was captured in a culvert trap Wednesday evening and two of her
three cubs were captured overnight.

July 28th

Home “Resale” Fees Raise Ire

This group is joining a coalition to oppose "private transfer fee covenants" on home sales.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – With real estate values still low in most of the country, a new investment device has surfaced, and a coalition of consumer groups and real estate industry organizations is sounding an alarm.

Kids and Lawn Mower Safety

Pediatricians across the nation advise a minimum age of 12 to handle a push mower, and a minimum age of 16 on a riding mower.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY - Mowing the lawn is a summertime chore for many kids, and sometimes a way to make some extra cash. But did you know that each year across the country, 9,000 kids end up in emergency rooms because of lawn mower-related injuries?

Sheridan County “Garage” Sale Might Even Have the Kitchen Sink

Still Unknown

Sheridan County's garage sale is tomorrow. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has
more:

The garage sale is actually technically more of a parking-lot sale, as it will be located in the west parking lot on Burkitt St. behind the Sheridan Courthouse.

Special City Council Meeting

Sheridan City Councilman John Heath
Sheridan City Councilman John Heath

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Wednesday to consider a resolution supporting a grant application to the Wyoming Business Council on behalf of the Sheridan Housing Action Committee. The grant application is for a planning only Community Development Block Grant to perform a housing assessment of the North Main area of Sheridan.

Extra Hunting Opportunities for Area Hunters This Fall

There will be a lot of extra oppurtunities for hunters in the Sheridan region this fall.
There will be a lot of extra oppurtunities for hunters in the Sheridan region this fall.

Hunters in the Sheridan region will have extra opportunities this fall, as 3,000 extra licenses for doe or fawn deer are being issued in hunt area 24 near Sheridan. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke

Road Rage Incident Leads To Arrest

Sheridan Police Sergeant Detective Tom Henry
Sheridan Police Sergeant Detective Tom Henry

An incident that can be attributed to road rage occurred just before 11 am on the corner of Sheridan Avenue and Brundage Street Tuesday. Sheridan Police Detective Sergeant Tom Henry explains the events that led to an arrest for aggravated assault.

Two Motions Tabled in Bear Cloud Case

Wyatt Bear Cloud last summer being escorted into the Sheridan County Courthouse.

Attorneys in the Wyatt Bear Cloud segment of the Ernst Murder Case went before Judge John Fenn in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday for a Motion Hearing. Judge Fenn said that there were two motions to be discussed: a Motion to Change Venue; and a Motion to Suppress.