Archive - 2011 - News

January 6th

Osborne Sentencing to be Held At a Later Date

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29-year-old Shawn Osborne will not be sentenced next week as scheduled.

29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was scheduled to be sentenced for 1st Degree Murder Thursday, January, 13th. That date has been postponed due to Osborne hiring his own Attorney, Keith Goody from Washington. Goody takes the place of Osborne's Trial Lawyer Robert Jones of Sheridan.

January 5th

Benefit for 5-Year-Old Boy

5-year-old Jacob Ahrens was diagnosed with an inoperable mid-brain tumor a week before Christmas, 2010.

Just before this past Christmas, 5-year-old Jacob Ahrens' parents, Josh Ahrens and Tina Combridge, received heartbreaking news about their son. Family friend Chuck Trevino explains.

Senator Burns on Hathaway Scholarship

Senator Bruce Burns

On Wednesday's edition of Public Pulse, Wyoming Senator Bruce Burns discussed the topic of the Hathaway Scholarship with the high school legislative interns, SHS Government teacher Tyson Emborg and host Kim Love.

Four SHS Students to Intern in Cheyenne

Three of the four Sheridan High School 2011 Legislative Interns. From Left: McKenzie Butcher, Dylan Dalton and Ryan Kirven. Not pictured, Karsyn Lamb.

For the past five years, the Sheridan and Johnson County delegation to the Wyoming Legislature have sponsored students from Sheridan High School to come to Cheyenne as Legislative Interns for two weeks of the Session.

Commission Makes Board Appointments

Johnson County Commissioner Smokey Wildeman

The Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday appointed themselves to serve on the various boards in the county. Aaron Palmer with more.

JoCo Assessor's Office Loses Employees

New Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers took office just this week and she now has the task of replacing most of the employees from that office. Here's Aaron Palmer with the story.

Early Enrichment Enrollment at Hand-in-Hand

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center is not taking applications for their Early Enrichment Program.

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan held a news conference Wednesday to announce that they are taking enrollment for the Early Enrichment program.

Sheridan County P&Z Commission Considers Quarry and CUP Request

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The Sheridan County Planning & Zoning Commission Wednesday approved a seven-year request to continue operations at the Black Mountain Quarry in the Big Horn Mountains, located off of US Highway 14.

Lummis Sworn Into Congress

Wyoming U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis was sworn into the 112 Congress Wednesday. Representative Lummis, who is Wyoming's sole Representative in the U.S.

January 4th

Update: Hoarded Cats and Dog

"Rowdy" is the one dog that was rescued, along with 39 cats, from a hoarding situation in Sheridan County at the end of 2010.

Toward the end of December, the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter acquired thirty-nine cats and one dog from a hoarder situation. Shelter Director Cel Hope gives us an update about the cats.