Archive - May 8, 2013 - News

Great Lakes Airlines Usage Stats Show Continuing Decline

Great Lakes Airlines Usage Stats Show Continuing Decline (Photo by Chris Foy)

Based on preliminary figures from Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., released Wednesday, there was a 16.1 percent decrease in the number of passengers who used the airline this April compared to April of last year.

SM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Lummis Recaps Benghazi Hearing

SM EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Lummis Recaps Benghazi Hearing (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

New details surrounding a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya last September - an attack that left four Americans dead – emerged Wednesday during a hearing by the U.S. House Oversight Committee. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, a member of the committee, spoke with Sheridan Media's Chris Foy just hours after the hearing ended.

Hospital Board Receives Update on Consultant Visit

The Board of Trustees for Sheridan Memorial Hospital received an update Wednesday from Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty regarding a recent visit from consultant Sandy Champion with the Champion Group, LLC.

Export Coal Deal Stalls as Companies Renegotiate

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A proposed deal on a Montana coal mine that its backers had said would boost Asian exports of the fuel via the West Coast has stalled.

Leap into Leadership Workshop to Take Place in Sheridan

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The Wyoming Women's Foundation and the Wyoming Women's Legislative Caucus have teamed up to bring a Leap into Leadership workshop to Sheridan later this month. Wyoming Women's Foundation Program Coordinator Rebekah Smith.

Counterfeits, Crimes, and Common Sense

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The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Wednesday focused on fraud and how businesses and individuals can take steps to safeguard against scammers. Sheridan Police Detective Jim Arzy says that they see all kinds of scams in Sheridan.

Companies Want Sweetwater Lithium

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The discovery of lithium in Sweetwater County has already attracted four lithium lease applications.

Airport Partners with Cloud Peak Aviation

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The Sheridan County Airport has entered into a contract with Cloud Peak Aviation, LLC, allowing them run a charter business from the airport, utilize existing hangar space, and construct a new hangar on the premises.

Arsonist Targets Police Car

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The Sheridan Police Department became the target of an attempted arson Saturday night.

BOCC Grants Waiver, CUPs

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The Sheridan County Commissioners gave Sheridan County School District #2 the go-ahead to start reconstruction of the Story school despite technicalities in zoning issues.