Archive - Nov 29, 2012 - News

Movember Gala a Big Success

(Photo by Chris Foy)
Secret judges for the Movember Gala, Kitt Laidlaw and Amy Steel (from left) walked around the room to judge the best and worst of Sheridan's mustaches. (Photo by Chris Foy)

Dozens of men and women donned mustaches, real for the men and fake for the women, to show their support for mens health issues at Thursday night's Movember Gala.

Festival of Trees Draws a Full House

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The 20th annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for Special Olympics, was held Thursday night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The Exhibit Hall was transformed into a Christmas delight with decorated trees, ornamental wreaths, table centerpieces, all available for auction or raffle.

Making Good Use of the South Gateway Building

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The public has been making good use of the South Gateway building in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A little over a year ago, the Downtown Sheridan Association moved into the former Maverick building on the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan. DSA President John Smith says that the public has made good use of the South Gateway building.

There's Still Time to Win a Mountain Stay in Sheridan

There's Still Time to Win a Mountain Stay in Sheridan

Sheridan Travel and Tourism is offering people a chance to win a stay in authentic lodgings in the Big Horn Mountains. The contest ends at midnight on Friday. One entry per household is accepted, with vacation time available from this December through September.

Sen. Barrasso: "Filibuster is Critically Important"

Sen. Barrasso: "Filibuster is Critically Important"

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, of Casper, spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday about Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan to drastically limit the use of the filibuster.

Family Member Urges People to Keep Their Eyes Open for Missing Plane

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From left to right; Matthew Ahrens; Shyann Lenz and Trista Meyer. (Courtesy Photo)

Search and Rescue crews in Utah and Wyoming continue to look for a single engine aircraft that went missing earlier this week en route to Gillette. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter spoke with the aunt of the two passengers that were on the aircraft.

Free Community Dinner Is Sunday

Everyone has heard there's no such thing as a free lunch, but there is a free Community Holiday Dinner in Sheridan, and this year's 22nd annual get-together is Sunday.

Wyoming Company Partners to Provide Wind, Solar Power

Photo courtesy of www.lakewindpower.com. Used with permission.

Lake Wind Power has partnered with JLM Energy, Inc., to bring unique alternative energy sources to homes and businesses around Wyoming.

Lummis Named In Top 10 Most Chic Congressional Ladies

The Chic Incumbent, a website dedicated to fashion policing efforts on Capitol Hill, named Wyoming Representative, Cynthia Lummis as one of the top 10 most “chic” ladies in Congress.

Wyoming Economy is Strong, But Lacks Diversity

Headwaters Economics released a report Thursday showing Wyoming's economy is relatively healthy when compared to other western states, but is largely dependent solely on the energy industry.