Archive - Jul 2013 - News

July 27th

Letter from the Public: Big Business and Fluoridation

Letter from the Public: Big Business and Fluoridation (Photo courtesy Flickr user athena)

I take exception to [the] comment in [a 2010 issue of] the Sheridan Press stating that tooth decay is the most common long term disease in children.

A Garage Sale For a Good Cause

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Senior Center held a “big” garage sale Friday that had just about everything one can imagine.

July 26th

UW Trustees Approve Budget Request With Merit Pay

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is asking the state for about $14 million to raise faculty and staff salaries in the 2015-2016 budget. If approved by the Legislature, UW's request would equal about an average 4 percent pay raise.

Wilkerson Sentence: 20 To 40 Years In Prison

At his sentencing hearing this morning, Richard Cameron Wilkerson was sentenced to no less than 20 and no more than 40 years in prison after being convicted earlier this year of second degree murder in connection with the death of Brian Newman.

July 25th

On the Foundation Cements Another Success

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A balmy summer eve lent itself to the 3rd annual “On the Foundation” fundraiser. Sheridan play-goers were treated to a night of five one-act plays, all done with local talent and all proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns.

NASA Exploration Design Challenge Seeks Wyoming Participants

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NASA is seeking Wyoming entries for their Exploration Design Challenge. In March, NASA announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin, inviting students K-12 to learn more about radiation.

Sheriff's Office Seeking Information on Illegal Dumping Incident

(Photo courtesy of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office)

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office is seeking information from the public regarding an incident on Wednesday of this week in northern Sheridan County. Sheriff's Sergeant Mike Gale explains the incident

Cheney Announces Campaign Leadership Team

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Liz Cheney is seeking to unseat Wyoming U.S. Senator Mike Enzi for the GOP nomination. (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Liz Cheney has announced a core group of leaders and advisers for her U.S. Senate campaign that draws from all corners of Wyoming and doesn't include any current elected officials.

Alcohol-Related Crime at Street Dance Down from Last Year

The Sheridan Police Department has confirmed the number of alcohol-related incidents at the recent street dance, including DUI arrests, minor in possession citations and public intoxication busts, are all significantly down from last year.

A Celebration of the Century

A Celebration of the Century (Photo by Ron Richter)

UPDATE: The antique auto rides, which were previously announced as being part of the festivities, have been cancelled due to scheduling changes on the part of the car owners club.