Archive - 2012 - News

December 26th

A Relationship Between Mental Illness and Mass Murder? Not So Fast, Experts Say

A Relationship Between Mental Illness and Mass Murder? Not So Fast, Experts Say (Image from the public domain, courtesy of clker.com user OCAL)

In the shadow of the recent murder-suicide at Casper College and the tragic shooting massacre in Newton, Connecticut, many are examining - and questioning - the mental states of the attackers. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Gray Wolf Hunt Area 1, NW of Cody, Now Closed

Gray Wolf Hunt Area 1, NW of Cody, Now Closed (Stock photo)

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced Wednesday that the Gray Wolf Hunt Area No. 1, the Clark's Fork Management Unit northwest of Cody, is now closed. The area closed Wednesday morning because the mortality quota of four wolves was reached.

Grand Prize Christmas Stroll Drawing is Dec. 31 in Sheridan

Grand Prize Christmas Stroll Drawing is Dec. 31 in Sheridan

A chance to win a whopping $1,000 Chamber Bucks, courtesy of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, is fast approaching. Chair of the Christmas Stroll Committee, Judy Taylor, explains.

Following Up on the Komainu Lions

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Last week we told you about an effort to garner public feedback on the possibility of moving the two “lion dog” sculptures that adorn the front entrance of Kendrick Park in Sheridan.

Sheridan County Year in Review

We begin our year in review for Sheridan County with a look back at a few of the top stories for January through March.

Drop Off Sites Available for Christmas Trees

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Now that Christmas is over, there are those that can't get rid of their Christmas tree fast enough. Since the City of Sheridan doesn't collect trees curbside, they've made it possible for residents to drop off their trees at several green waste bin sites around Sheridan.

It Seems Amazing That Hordes of People Are Not Choosing to Move to Wyoming

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Bill Sniffin
It has always been a mystery to me why millions of people are not moving to Wyoming.  For decades, I have expected our borders to be pounded by the influx of all these people who finally saw the light, packed up their belongings, kissed their hometowns good-bye and headed to the Promised Land. Our promised land.
 

RENEW Board of Directors Appoint New Acting President

Newly appointed President and CEO of RENEW, Chris Ahlstrom (Courtesy Photo)

The Board of Directors for RENEW in Sheridan have appointed Chris Ahlstrom as acting president and CEO. Ahlstrom replaces Larry Samson, who's retired after over three decades with RENEW.

Senator Barrasso Talks Fiscal Cliff

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso recently appeared on Fox News to talk about the fiscal cliff. The Senator commented that he thinks that President Obama wants to go over the cliff for political reasons.

Brick Pavers For Sale to Honor Those That Have Served in the Military

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(Photo by Stan Woinoski)

Part of the construction of the new Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College has been to change the campus entrance and to build a Veterans Plaza.