Archive - Feb 2011 - News

February 3rd

Man Charged With 1st Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor Changes Plea In District Court

55-year-old Curtis Scheckla plead guilty to 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday.

A pretrial conference was scheduled Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan County for 55-year-old Sheridan resident Curtis Scheckla. Scheckla is charged with 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor for fondling and inappropriately touching a 5-year-old girl last summer.

Pedestrian Killed in Hit & Run

A tragic incident occurred just south of Cheyenne January 25th on US Highway 85. Sgt. Stephen Townsend with the Wyoming Highway Patrol issued a report Thursday indicating that a pedestrian who was walking on the highway had been struck by a vehicle. Sgt.

Black Tie Bingo Tix Available

"Mardi Gras with a Western Attitude" is the theme of the 6th Annual Rotary Black Tie Bingo, to be held February 5th in Sheridan.

Tickets are still available for the 6th Annual Rotary Black Tie Bingo event, to be held Saturday, February 5th at the Kalif Shrine Center on Loucks Street in Sheridan. Sheridan Media is co-sponsoring the festivities, which are held each year as a benefit to a local non-profit.

Children's Dental Health Month

You'll be hearing rotating Public Service Announcements on our Sheridan Media radio stations for the month of February, alerting the community of Children's Dental Health Month and the services the students can provide at the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene program.

City Council Sets One-Percent Goal

In addition to the wastewater treatment plant discussion, the Buffalo City Council had a full agenda to work through.

State of Johnson County? Good Overall

Johnson County Commissioner John Gibbs

The Johnson County Commissioners gave the State of the County Address on Wednesday at a luncheon at the Bozeman Trail Steakhouse in Buffalo.

February 2nd

Representative Berger: State Finances in Good Shape

Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

Earlier this week Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger was a guest on News Talk 930 KROE'S Public Pulse program. When asked by host Kim Love about the State's financial picture, Berger responded by saying that things are actually looking pretty good.

Local Club Offers a Chance to Learn a Unique Sport

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David Harbour, (far right) with members of the Harbour Combat Club.

Friday Night Fights began in Sheridan some seven years ago, and along with it came the Harbour Combat Club. Sheridan resident David Harbour organizes the fights and is also the owner of the Combat Club.

Winter Has Been Tough On Big Game in Northeast Wyoming

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Winter has been tough on big game in northeast Wyoming this year.

The winter we've been experiencing in northeast Wyoming has made it extremely difficult for big game animals to find food on winter ranges. The north Gillette and Moorcroft areas have been hit the hardest with bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills over the past week.

1st Snowpack Report Looks Promising

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A map showing the various snotel sites around Wyoming.

The first regular snowpack summary of the water year was released Tuesday, and things are looking good for the Tongue and Clear Creek drainages. Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist Brad Holliday.