Archive - Apr 16, 2013 - News

Fulmer Public Library Presented With $55,000 Check

On Tuesday night, the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library was presented with a check on behalf of the Friends of the Library. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was there and has the story.

North Main Enhancements Discussed at Open House

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The City of Sheridan, North Main Association and the Wyoming Department of Transportation hosted the first in a series of public meetings Tuesday on the enhancements to the North Main Interchange project.

Councilors Receive Financial Update

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The Sheridan City Council received a financial update from Treasurer Jennifer Reed that indicated the City is still experiencing low sales and use tax revenues. This is what Treasurer Reed had to report to the Council.

UPDATED: Test Tornado Warning Postponed

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The National Weather Service has postponed a statewide test of their tornado warning system due to this morning's inclement weather. The test, which was originally going to be done this morning, will now be conducted Friday at 10:30 a.m.

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SC's Ivy Harbour Wins Best of Show in Student Art Competition

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Sheridan College announced the winner of its Annual Student Art Exhibition, which was recently held at the Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building. An oil painting by Sheridan College student, Ivy Harbour, won the best in show award.

UW to Confer Two Honorary Degrees

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming will confer honorary doctoral degrees upon two individuals who are recognized internationally as leaders in their professions. They are Sheridan native Nancy Gwinn, director of the Smithsonian Libraries; and Casper native Dr. Stephen Nicholas, a world-renowned pediatric AIDS specialist.

National Telecommunications Week

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, a week that began in 1981 designated to recognize the effort and work of telecommunicators in emergency services.

Court Weighs In on Searches Via Phone Permission

The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday on challenges to a recent state law that allows judges to give permission over the phone to police officers to draw blood or perform other tests on people suspected of drunken driving.

Enzi Previews Inventor's Conference

U.S. Senator, Mike Enzi, will be in Sheridan all day on Saturday.

Police Crack Down Youth Smoking, Drinking

The Sheridan Police Department's activity report indicates three Sheridan businesses were cited for selling tobacco products to a 16-year-old during a sting operation, and in an unrelated bust, five minors were cited for alcohol over the weekend.