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August 3rd, 2010

Gubernatorial Candidate “Walk-On”

Wyoming Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Gosar
Wyoming Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Gosar

Wyoming Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Gosar is probably best known for his football career at the University of Wyoming, where he excelled on the field as a non-scholarship player. A lifelong Wyoming resident who grew up in Pinedale, Gosar explains what inspired him to run for Governor.

SCC Awards Bid For New Roof For Sheridan Public Health Building

Sheridan County Commissioners

The Sheridan County Public Health Building is apparently in need of a check-up and some repairs. At their regular meeting Tuesday, the Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract bid to replace the lower roof of the building. County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller:

Jury Awards $3.7 Million to Sheridan Man, former BNSF Employee

(AP) Sheridan resident Edward Jolley was recently awarded $3.7 million in damages by a Montana jury. The 72-year-old engineer was suing the railroad company BNSF, a company he worked for from 1970 to 1999.

Green House Receives Some Good News

Green House Living for Sheridan receives finance approval.
Green House Living for Sheridan receives finance approval.

Green House Living for Sheridan received some good news recently from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Green House Coordinator Kay Wallick.

Wallick explains that the next step in the process will be to provide infrastructure to the area.

Great Lakes CEO Visits Sheridan

Great Lakes Aviation CEO Chuck Howell met with the Sheridan County Commissioners to discuss the status of the airline and their plans for improving service to Sheridan. Airport Manager John Stopka:

Stopka says Howell plans to pull Great Lakes out of other markets within the next 3-4 months.

A Home for the Homeless

A Home for the Homeless

By some estimates, several million people experience a period or more of homelessness in the U.S. each year, and about 400 of them find themselves at the local shelter at the VA in Sheridan.

National Night Out with Sheriff's Office

Tongue River Elementary School in Ranchester is the site for the Sheriff's Office NNO event.

For the past twenty-seven years, The National Association of Town Watch has been hosting “National Night Out” events across the country. Beginning with only about 400 communities that first year, by 2009, 14,625 communities from all fifty states had an event scheduled.

August 2nd

Sheridan City Council Tables Portion of Pathway Project

City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson
City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

Much of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting centered around the award of bids for phase one of the Pathways Project. The Council awarded the majority of the project to Excel Construction of Sheridan in the amount of $158,000.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Team Shines at Combat Challenge Competition

From L to R: Firefighter Brookes MacRae, Firefighter Seth Larson hammering the sled, Firefighter Andy Fried, and Firefighter Kyle Johnson. (Courtesy Photo)
From L to R: Firefighter Brookes MacRae, Firefighter Seth Larson hammering the sled, Firefighter Andy Fried, and Firefighter Kyle Johnson. (Courtesy Photo)

Five members from Sheridan Fire-Rescue competed in the regional Firefighters Combat Challenge held over the weekend in Casper. Firefighter Greg Luhman was one of the participants in the competition, and he explains that the Sheridan Fire-Rescue team did very well.

Vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park

There has been recent vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton. (Courtesy Photo)
There has been recent vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton. (Courtesy Photo)

There has been recent vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton that has Town officials concerned. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood says that they will do whatever is necessary to find whomever is responsible for the crimes.