Archive - 2013 - News

October 29th

YMCA Health Challenge Starts Friday

If you are feeling stuck in a rut or need to get back into a fitness routine, the Johnson County Family YMCA is offering the “30x30 Challenge,” which is set to begin this Friday, November 1st.

More Arrests Possible In Buffalo Bust

Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek

After the initial rounds of arrests were made in a marijuana distribution ring operating in Buffalo, the Johnson County Sheriff says the investigation continues and more arrests have not been ruled out.

Halloween's Happening Around Sheridan

There are a number of Halloween events that are scheduled to take place in the area Thursday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview of some of the hot spots for trick-or-treaters.

Trout Stocked in Kleenburn Ponds

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Anglers in northeast Wyoming will have an opportunity to catch some nice sized rainbow trout this fall and winter. Tuesday, Tensleep Fish Hatchery personnel stocked nearly 1,300 rainbow trout in Kleenburn Ponds north of Sheridan.

Senator Enzi Speaks at Energy Jobs Rally

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi joined a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers and energy trade groups Tuesday in front of Capital Hill at an energy jobs rally. Enzi spoke about putting an end to the EPA's over-regulation of the coal industry.

Sheridan Program Changes How Instructors Teach

Sheridan Junior High School history teachers, from left, Luke Summers, Lorna Poulsen and Timm Cooper discuss test procedures during a meeting Thursday morning. (Pat Blair Photo)

Sheridan Junior High School history instructor Lorna Poulsen says a program implemented by Sheridan County School District 2 to help students learn is changing how teachers teach.

Scary Pets at the Park

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It was dress up day for local pets Saturday, as the 13th annual Pet-O-Ween pet costume contest took place at Kendrick Park in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this
report.

Wyoming Deputy Shows Too Much Skin?

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Bill Sniffin

Not only are Wyoming’s female deputies not wearing protective vests, but they are showing too much of their breasts.

Party Honors Caregivers, Companions

Party goers, from left, are Nancy McKenzie, Stella Mantano, and caregivers Clara Ilgen and Arlene Herboldt. (Pat Blair Photo)

More than two dozen caregivers, senior companions, family members and clients gathered at Sheridan's Senior Center Monday for the annual Halloween luncheon in their honor.

Dayton Mayor Optimistic About Cap Tax

Few people have attended public meetings in Dayton on the proposed continuation of the capital facilities tax in Sheridan County, but Mayor Bob Wood says that could be a good sign.