Archive - Sep 26, 2012 - News

Bringing Down the Tree

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Kay Schmitz stands by a 85 foot cottonwood tree that came down shortly after this picture was taken. (Photo by Ron Richter)

One aspect of the Wyoming-Park reconstruction project in Sheridan is the removal of trees, some of which have been around for many moons. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

UW Researcher Helps With Groundbreaking Discovery

(Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A University of Wyoming scientist was recently part of a research team that discovered the first documented case of a mammal regenerating tissue after shedding its skin.

Flesh Eating Bacteria Claims One Victim in Wyoming

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - An infectious disease specialist at Campbell County Memorial Hospital says one of the three people treated there for Group A Streptococcal infections has died.

Court Changes Bond For Wilkerson During Hearing Wednesday

A Bond Modification Hearing was held Wednesday for Richard Cameron Wilkerson, 30, who is being held on second-degree murder charges in connection with the death of 45-year old Brian Newman last weekend in Buffalo.

Looking to Fill a Seat

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Sheridan County Republican Chairman Jesus Rios

To fill the vacancy caused by State Representative for District 30 Jon Botten's resignation, the Sheridan County Republican Party has called a meeting of the Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen that reside in District 30 to select three qualified applicants.

SMH Foundation Elects New Leadership

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation has some new leadership. Ada Kirven, Foundation Director, announces her teammates.

City of Sheridan Hosts Classes on New Building Codes

The City of Sheridan Building Department is offering a series of classes for architects, engineers, building contractors, and design professionals to get up to speed on the city's new building codes.

Buffalo Chamber Reports Numbers From Oktoberfest

Angela Jarvis and Rachel McCaughey at this year's Oktoberfest.

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce released numbers from last weekend's Oktoberfest, and they are similar to last year's numbers, they said.

New, Affordable Housing Opens This Week

Don't be surprised if there are a lot of moving trucks on the roads this week; Sheridan's newest housing units are opening. Three new buildings belonging to Highland Property Management on the west end of 5th Street have been under construction the past several months.

Brewfest Raises 20K for Chamber of Commerce

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce has reported this year's Brewfest raised $20,500.