Archive - Sep 2010 - News

September 29th

Enzi Seeks to Overturn Health Care Regulation

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi
U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, who is a ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, urged the Senate Wednesday to move forward on the consideration of a Resolution of Disapproval that would overturn a new health care regulation that breaks President Obama's promise.

Public Invited to Easement Celebration

October 9th the public is invited to celebrate this gift to the community.

Earlier this month we reported that John and Vanessa Buyok gifted over 800 acres to the Sheridan Community Land Trust to protect it from development in perpetuity. On Saturday, October 9th, the public is invited to celebrate that gift, as CLT Executive Director Colin Betzler tells us.

September 28th

New State Regs and Concurrent Enrollment, The Issue of the Year

Board Members View the New Bighorn Theater

Sheridan County School District 1 and Northern Wyoming Community College District held their annual joint board meeting at the new Big Horn High School last night. After dinner and a tour of the new facility, the two groups discussed concurrent and dual enrollment, including possible legislative changes to these programs.

Wyoming Rural Development Council Conducting Community Assessment in Sheridan

Senior Rural Development Specialist Jo Ferguson with the Wyoming Rural Development Council
Senior Rural Development Specialist Jo Ferguson with the Wyoming Rural Development Council

Two teams with the Wyoming Rural Development Council are in Sheridan conducting a community assessment that is a follow up to the one they conducted a little over five years ago. One team has been traveling around to various locations in the City to garner feedback and hear from the community, while the other team has been holding listening sessions at the Inner Circle at the Fulmer Library.

2010 Taste of Home is Monday

The 2010 Taste of Home Cooking School will take place next Monday night at the Sheridan Junior High School Early Auditorium. Taste of Home Culinary Specialist Michael Barna explains a little bit about his presentation.

Bear Cloud: Motion for Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas

Since the State Public Defender's Office has removed Shelley Cundiff as Wyatt Bear Cloud's attorney, his replacement, Kerri M. Johnson of Casper, has filed a Motion for Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas to All Counts.

Bear Cloud: State Replaces Shelley Cundiff as Counsel

Wyatt Bear Cloud will now have new counsel.

Wyatt Bear Cloud, the second of three defendants in the Robert Ernst Murder case, had originally been scheduled to go to trial beginning September 13th. In a rushed Motion to Change Plea hearing on September 8th, he had changed his Not Guilty plea to Guilty on three counts: First Degree Murder; Aggravated Burglary; and Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Burglary.

Certificate of Valor Awarded to Two Sheridan Men

From Left to Right: Sheriff Dave Hofmeier, Mike Dupuis Jr., Mike Dupuis Sr., and Cpl. Allen Thompson
From Left to Right: Sheriff Dave Hofmeier, Mike Dupuis Jr., Mike Dupuis Sr., and Cpl. Allen Thompson

A father and son displayed the utmost courage with their heroic efforts on Soldier Creek Road in Sheridan this past Saturday. Sheridan resident Mike Dupuis Jr. explains the accident that he and his father encountered while out helping a friend track a deer.

Diamonds in the Rough Tonight

Kate Adamson will be the featured speaker at tonight's Diamonds in the Rough event.

The Sheridan-Buffalo Business Leadership Network will be holding their Business Leadership Awards, and in tandem with the event this year, says spokesperson Janelle Anderson, is a presentation by Kate Adamson.

New Historical Park for Wyoming

New Fork Historic Marker (photo from Pinedale Online)

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Pinedale, WY – A piece of history along the Lander Road, also known as the Lander Trail in the Pinedale Anticline will soon be a new historic park. Shell, Ultra Resources and PacifiCorp are funding the purchase of the private property as part of “making good” for damages done to other cultural and historic resources nearby.