Archive - Sep 9, 2010 - News

Osborne Motion Hearing Rescheduled

Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne is charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of Gerald Bloom.
Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne is charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of Gerald Bloom.

A scheduled motion hearing for Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne, who is charged with 1st Degree Murder for allegedly killing Gerald Bloom in January, took a strange twist Thursday morning when of all things a nose bleed put a halt to the courtroom proceedings shortly after they began.

New Traffic Pattern Through Fairgrounds is Coming Soon

Changes continue to unfold at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds as part of implementing their modernization plan. The biggest change that people will notice soon is the new traffic pattern at the Fairgrounds that will essentially do away with the straight through road that runs north and south through the Fairgrounds. Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau.

Flying Cowboys Annual Fly-In is This Weekend

Don't be surprised to see quite a few objects taking flight west of Sheridan this weekend, as the Flying Cowboys will be holding their 18th annual Fly-In Saturday and Sunday. Flying Cowboys President John Steir explains that the event is always a good example of camaraderie between fellow enthusiasts.

University of Wyoming Loses Beloved Professor

Associate Professor Adrian Bantjes died September 3rd in a car crash outside Saratoga.

LARAMIE, WY – University of Wyoming News – Just three days prior to the accident that took the life of a UW Cowboys football player, the university lost one of their professors. Adrian Bantjes, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of History, was killed in a head-on automobile crash at approximately 8:15 p.m.

Memorial Service; Texas Tribute for UW Cowboys Player

UW Cowboys to honor freshman linebacker Ruben Narcisse next Monday evening.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A memorial service will be held next week in Laramie for 19-year-old University of Wyoming football player Ruben Narcisse, who was killed in a Labor Day car accident in Colorado. The service for the freshman linebacker is planned for 5 p.m. Monday at the UniWyo Sports Complex.

Surviving the Transition to College

Transition from high school and home to college and a dorm can be challenging.

From the last part of August through the middle of September, college campuses around the country are welcoming students to the 2010-2011 school year. For most, it's a time of excitement and adventure, but for many, especially those who are attending college classes for the first time, it can be scary.

SAWS Water Treatment Update

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board received an update on the water treatment improvement plans. Dan Miller, Utilities Director, says these upgrades are to prevent the bacteria cryptosporidium from entering our drinking water:

Dan adds that because of the location of the Big Goose plant: