Archive - Dec 5, 2012 - News

Becker Goes On to New Adventures

Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickel chats with Penny Becker at a retirement party for Penny Wednesday night in Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)
A retirement party was held for longtime Director of STT Penny Becker Wednesday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
A retirement party was held for longtime Director of STT Penny Becker Wednesday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
A retirement party was held for longtime Director of STT Penny Becker Wednesday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A good crowd was on hand Wednesday night at Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan to celebrate the career of Penny Becker, who's now retired as Executive Director of Sheridan Travel and Tourism after almost 14 years of service.

Gov. Mead: 'Energy Strategy Will Be Ever Changing'

Gov. Mead: 'Energy Strategy Will Be Ever Changing'

We previously reported that Wyoming Governor Matt Mead was impressed with the amount and quality of ideas from the public centered on defining the state's energy strategy moving forward.

Council Work Session Focuses on Future Projects

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

It was standing room only in Sheridan City Council Chambers Wednesday, as a Council work session was held that focused on a number of large infrastructure projects that the City is proposing in the future.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Unaffected by Last Week's Telecom Outage

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Unaffected by Last Week's Telecom Outage (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Memorial Hospital was unaffected by last Friday's internet and telephone outage - but it wasn't by chance or by luck. Chief Information Officer for the hospital, Nyle Morgan, explains.

Friday's Internet Outage Examined (Part One)

The Impact of Last Friday's Internet and Telephone Outage (Part One)

We reported last week that most of Sheridan and Buffalo experienced a lengthy internet and phone outage Friday after a contractor ran an auger through a significant amount of fiber optic cable owned by CenturyLink. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has an update.

It's Time to Break Out the Sweater

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The holidays always seem to render a number of unique sweaters worn by people of all ages. Thursday night at Black Tooth Brewing in Sheridan, you'll have the chance to break out that one of a kind sweater for a good cause.

Gillette Mine Denied Appeal for Worker Discrimination

The U.S. Court of Appeals for th 10th Circuit has rejected an appeal by Cordero Mining, LLC, of Gillette, for worker discrimination.

Buffalo Police Issue Second Warning on Counterfeit $20s

Last week, the Buffalo Police Department issued a warning to retailers about counterfeit $20 bills possibly being passed in the area.

Today, the BPD has issued a second warning after learning of incidents in Gillette and South Dakota.

Barrasso Votes Against the Republican Grain

One of Wyoming's senators was among just eight Republicans voting in favor of a United Nations disability treaty defeated in the Senate.

Drinking Linked to Holiday Weight Gain

(Photo by Ron Richter)

This week, Sheridan Media News has explored dietary pitfalls of the holiday season.