Archive - Dec 10, 2012 - News

Planning Commission Approves Shop Building on Lincoln Drive

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Planning and Development Director for the city of Sheridan, Robert Briggs, presents staff recommendations to the planning commission. (Photo by Chris Foy)

The Sheridan Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday night to support the plans for a commercial electric company's shop at 775 Lincoln Drive.

SC Nursing Class Hosts Special Guest

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State Senator Bruce Burns spent some time with nursing students from Sheridan College Monday. (Photo courtesy of Dennis Jacobs at Sheridan College)

State Senator Bruce Burns attended a Sheridan College Nursing class Monday to discuss the future of healhtcare in Wyoming. Sheridan College Nursing Instructor Tobie Alsup.

Thousands Call for the Firing of Employee Who Posted Coyote Photos

Thousands Call for the Firing of Employee Who Posted Coyote Photos

We previously reported that an employee who controls nuisance predators with the Wyoming Wildlife Services is under investigation for photos he allegedly posted to a personal Facebook page of ensnared coyotes.

Council Work Session Focuses on Public Records and Open Meetings

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The Sheridan City Council held their second in a series of work sessions Monday to help orientate new Councilors Levi Dominguez and Shelleen Smith. Open meetings and public records laws were presented by City Clerk Scott Badley.

Qdoba Grand Opening is Thursday

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Qdoba in Sheridan will be having their grand opening this Thursday, December 13th. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Qdoba Mexican Grill will be having their Grand Opening this Thursday in Sheridan. Qdoba Director of Marketing JennaRae Akers says that the Mexican grill will offer a unique dining experience.

Utah-Based FedEx Driver Killed in Laramie Wreck

Utah-Based FedEx Driver Killed in Laramie Wreck (Photo courtesy of Flickr user skyloader)

A 30-year-old Utah man was killed in a wreck on Interstate 80 about a mile east of Cheyenne Monday morning. James C. Castleman, of South Ogden, died at the scene of the accident when his 2007 Freightliner tractor trailer went over the median, rolled over and slid into westbound lanes.

Sheridan Resident Dies in Highway Accident

A 53-year-old Sheridan woman was killed in a traffic accident on WYO 192 Friday seven miles east of Kaycee in Johnson County.

Lummis Jumps Aboard Natural Resource Committee, Drops Appropriations

Wyoming Rep. Rep. Cynthia Lummis says she willingly gave up a seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee because she wanted to return to the Natural Resources Committee.

SCSD#2 Seeking Professional Services

The Sheridan County School District #2's board of trustees are looking for professional services to help with projects related to construction at several locations. Facilities Director, Julie Carroll, said they're looking for a commissioning agent.

G&F Dept. Examining Wolf Impact on Wildlife

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The reintegration of wolves into Yellowstone National Park and eventual delisting of the species has been a touchy subject for the Game and Fish Department. Amid strong opinions and litigation, it's no surprise many officials have remained tight-lipped about the issue.