Archive - Jul 29, 2013 - News

Turning Away Students

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(Photo courtesy of Sheridan College)

The Sheridan City Council held the second of three work sessions Monday on the Sheridan College bond issue to expand and renovate the College's Technical Education Center on campus.

Kaycee Man Killed in One Vehicle Accident

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A one-vehicle accident early Sunday morning near Kaycee claimed the life of a Kaycee man and injured another, sending him to the hospital. 23-year-old David Niffenegger died at the scene and 26-year-old Michael Mondeau was transported to Johnson County Memorial Hospital in Buffalo.

Goose Creek Cup Raises Over 30K

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Goose Creek Cup to benefit the Downtown Sheridan Association's restoration of the Goose Creeks in Sheridan raised over $32,000 Sunday. The event was held at the Flying H Ranch in Big Horn and featured some of the top polo players in the country.

Hourlong Closures on I-90 Begin Tonight

Hourlong Closures on I-90 Begin Tonight

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced there will be a series of hourlong road closures beginning tonight on Interstate 90. These road closures are part of a multi-million dollar project to allow Casper Electric to install steel structures for overhead dynamic message signs.

The Duck Whisperer’s Take on Wyoming Political Scene

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Bill Sniffin
What possible connection could a bunch of ducks have to do with Wyoming’s current political situation?
 
Well, let me explain.

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions in Effect Starting Tuesday

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions in Effect Starting Tuesday

On the recommendation of Sheridan County Fire Warden Bill Biastoch and the six county fire districts, the Board of County Commissioners on Monday officially moved to place fire restrictions in effect starting at 12:01 a.m on Tuesday.

Sheridan's Bonnie Gregory Named 'Woman of Influence'

Sheridan's Bonnie Gregory Named 'Woman of Influence' (Photo by Chris Foy)

We told you last week that 61 women from across Wyoming were recently nominated for the Wyoming Women of Influence Award, presented by the Wyoming Business Report.

Wyo. Lottery Board Seeks $1 Million Start-Up Loan

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Lottery Board is seeking a $1 million line of credit to start up a state lottery.

It would be the first funding the board will receive and would help the board hire a CEO, hire a gaming vendor and secure office space in Cheyenne.

Searching for a New Director

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The search for a new director of the Sheridan County Museum continues as the Sheridan County Historical Society Board of Directors have been taking applications for the position. Board member Katie Curtiss explains.

This Week's Poll Question

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Recently, Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced that she will try to unseat three-term incumbent U.S. Senator Mike Enzi in the upcoming Republican primary. Cheney, a relative newcomer to Wyoming, faces Enzi, a former Gillette mayor and Wyoming legislator.