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City Council Candidate Cited For Sexual Battery

Sheridan City Council CandidateMelvin Krenzelok has been cited for Sexual Battery in Circuit Court.
Sheridan City Council CandidateMelvin Krenzelok has been cited for Sexual Battery in Circuit Court.

Ward Three Sheridan City Council Candidate Melvin Krenzelok has been cited for misdemeanor Sexual Battery for an incident that occurred on or about January 14th, 2010 at Sheridan Manor Nursing Home. Krenzelok's Attorney Clay Jenkins entered a written Not Guilty plea before Judge John Sampson earlier this week in Sheridan County Circuit Court.

Goose Creek Flood Notification Network

Big Goose Creek was running high this past spring in Kendrick Park.
Big Goose Creek was running high this past spring in Kendrick Park.

A joint work session of the Sheridan City Council and Sheridan County Commissioners was held in Council Chambers Wednesday regarding the Goose Creek Flood Notification Network Plan. The City hired States West Water Resources Corporation to develop an updated flood plan for Goose Creek that encompasses Sheridan and Sheridan County.

Mandatory Recount For The GOP Gubernatorial Race?

Several of the GOP Gubernatorial candidates were running neck and neck during the primaries this week, resulting in GOP candidate Matt Mead beating runner-up Rita Meyer by just 714 votes.

District 1: First Steps in Superintendent Search

District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

At Tuesday's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting, trustees voted unanimously to spend $6,500 to the Wyoming School Board Association to enter into an agreement to establish a search committee to find a replacement for Superintendent Sue Belish after her retirement next year. Belish comments.

Big Horn Woman's Club – 100 Years

The Big Horn Woman's Club will celebrate 100 Years at a party Sunday, August 22nd. (photo courtesy of Anita Nichols Photography)

Big Horn, specifically the Big Horn Woman's Club, will be the location for a significant birthday celebration this Sunday, August 22nd. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

County Clerk, HD 40, State Auditor and State Supt. of Public Instruction

Eda Schunk Thompson was sworn in last April after Audrey Koltiska's death. The people of Sheridan County made it official after yesterday's Primary.

Incumbent Mike Madden of Buffalo won the House District 40 Primary with 221 Sheridan County votes; he garnered 1,984 total votes between Sheridan and Johnson County voters in that house district.

Eda Schunk Thompson will continue as Sheridan County Clerk, receiving nearly 2,500 votes. She phoned us this morning with this statement.

Mead Wins GOP Gubernatorial Primary

In a race that had three different candidates in the lead at one point throughout the evening, the Republican Candidate for Wyoming Governor will be Matt Mead. The margin was very slim, as Mead beat out fellow republican Rita Meyer by just 714 votes.

Botten Takes House District 30 Seat

The race for the Wyoming House District 30 seat was closely contested throughout the evening, but in the end Jon Botten finished with the most votes, and says he was humbled by the results.

As far as how Botten feels about what's going on in Cheyenne and what he would like to accomplish.

Kane Wins County Coroner Race

The most closely contested local race in Tuesday's Primary Election was that of Sheridan County Coroner, as PJ Kane narrowly edged out current Coroner Mark Ferries by less than 200 votes. As far as how Kane felt shortly after finding out that he'd won?

Kane will not have an opponent in the upcoming General Election on November 2nd.