Archive - 2013 - News

November 11th

College Board Trustee Named to National Committee

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Northern Wyoming Community College District Trustee Walt Wragge has been appointed as an associate committee member to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) for 2014.

Sheridan College Honors Veterans at Ceremony

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Sheridan College Director of Veteran Services Brett Burtis speaks at a Veterans Ceremony Monday at Sheridan College. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Veterans Plaza at Sheridan College was the site Monday morning for a special Veterans Day Ceremony. Just prior to the Presentation of Colors by the Sheridan College Veterans Club Color Guard, College President and Navy Veteran, Dr.

Is Mike Enzi Pater Familias? And is Liz Cheney Bona Fide?

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Bill Sniffin

Having breakfast with Liz Cheney recently and listening to her at our Rotary Club got me thinking about this unprecedented Republican U. S. Senate primary race going on in Wyoming.

Veterans Day Activities Announced

Tribute and memory walls honoring veterans are on display at the Sheridan Senior Center. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan County veterans will be honored in programs today, Nov. 11, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center and Sheridan College, as well as with the Tribute Wall at the Senior Center on Smith Street.

Local Veteran Proud to Have Served

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World War II and Korean War veteran Bob Bender. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter recently sat down with a Sheridan resident who's a veteran of two wars.

November 11th

Buffalo’s Veterans Day Observances

Today is Veteran’s Day and like many towns throughout the country, Buffalo will have their own services to honor veterans of all wars.
The parade of veterans will assemble at the corner of Fort Street and Adams Avenue at 10:45 and will then march to the Veteran’s Wall at Fort and Main Streets. The ceremonies will begin there at 11 o’clock.

Republican Women Host Presentation

Harriet M. Hageman. Photo credit: watchdog.org

Hageman is a well-known attorney, author, and advocate that will speak on her perspectives and experiences on governmental regulation and how the individual can make a difference.

Buffalo Police Chief Requests Officer Training Funds

At their Tuesday meeting the Buffalo City Council approved a request from Police Chief Jason Carder to allow Officer Kyle Johnson to attend Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Training in South Carolina. The cost of travel, ammunition and the course is roughly $2,700 and will be covered by a Homeland Security Grant.

Week in Review

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It's time to once again take a look back at some of the top stories that made the news this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

The Sheridan City Council voted unanimously to reject a bid from A&B Buildings and Supplies of Sheridan for a permanent household hazardous waste facility at the city landfill that will replace the current temporary facility. The bid came in $11,000 over what was budgeted for the project. City Councilman Levi Dominguez.

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November 10th

State News Roundup

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wheatland man faces life in prison when he goes before a judge for sentencing in the 2011 shooting deaths of his three young sons and his brother. Everett Conant III pleaded no-contest in June to the four killings and to a charge of attempted murder against his ex-wife, who also was wounded in the shootings at a Wheatland trailer park.

District Judge John Brooks of Douglas has scheduled a sentencing hearing for Conant for Tuesday afternoon in Wheatland. Prosecutors have agreed not to seek the death penalty against him.