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September 9th, 2010

Flying Cowboys Annual Fly-In is This Weekend

Don't be surprised to see quite a few objects taking flight west of Sheridan this weekend, as the Flying Cowboys will be holding their 18th annual Fly-In Saturday and Sunday. Flying Cowboys President John Steir explains that the event is always a good example of camaraderie between fellow enthusiasts.

University of Wyoming Loses Beloved Professor

Associate Professor Adrian Bantjes died September 3rd in a car crash outside Saratoga.

LARAMIE, WY – University of Wyoming News – Just three days prior to the accident that took the life of a UW Cowboys football player, the university lost one of their professors. Adrian Bantjes, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of History, was killed in a head-on automobile crash at approximately 8:15 p.m.

Memorial Service; Texas Tribute for UW Cowboys Player

UW Cowboys to honor freshman linebacker Ruben Narcisse next Monday evening.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A memorial service will be held next week in Laramie for 19-year-old University of Wyoming football player Ruben Narcisse, who was killed in a Labor Day car accident in Colorado. The service for the freshman linebacker is planned for 5 p.m. Monday at the UniWyo Sports Complex.

Surviving the Transition to College

Transition from high school and home to college and a dorm can be challenging.

From the last part of August through the middle of September, college campuses around the country are welcoming students to the 2010-2011 school year. For most, it's a time of excitement and adventure, but for many, especially those who are attending college classes for the first time, it can be scary.

September 8th

SAWS Water Treatment Update

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board received an update on the water treatment improvement plans. Dan Miller, Utilities Director, says these upgrades are to prevent the bacteria cryptosporidium from entering our drinking water:

Dan adds that because of the location of the Big Goose plant:

Hi-Tech Groundbreaking Held Wednesday

Members of the Sheridan City Council, Forward Sheridan are joined by Neltje and Butch Jellis at the groundbreaking for the Hi-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.
Members of the Sheridan City Council, Forward Sheridan are joined by Neltje and Butch Jellis at the groundbreaking for the Hi-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday at the future site of a Hi-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan. The City of Sheridan and Rice and Sons LLC agreed on a land swap that resulted in the City acquiring 38.5 acres to be used for the business park. The State Loan and Investment Board approved a $2.5 million grant to the City to extend infrastructure to the area.

5th Annual Harvest Celebration is This Saturday

A scene from last year's Harvest Celebration. (Courtesy Photo)
A scene from last year's Harvest Celebration. (Courtesy Photo)

The Powder River Basin Resource Council will host the 5th annual Harvest Celebration this Saturday in Sheridan. There will be a farmers market at 4 pm followed by home grown music at 5 and dinner at 6 o'clock. Edith Heyward with the Resource Council says that dinner will be a little bit different this year.

County Attorney: Kane Not Responsible for Suicide Reporting

Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle

In a memo issued late Tuesday from Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle's office, Redle officially made a Declination of Charges in the complaint by Sheridan County Coroner Mark Ferries against Kane Funeral Home.

Potato Chips—A Vital Training Tool For Wolf Creek Wrangle?

Annual Wolf Creek Wrangle to benefit Habitat for Humanity September 25th

If you haven't started training for the Habitat for Humanity/Wolf Creek Wrangle Run coming up on September 25th at Eaton's Ranch, it isn't too late. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love spoke with an experienced runner to hear about a “fast track” training program and brings us this report.

Bear Cloud Changes Plea

Wyatt Bear Cloud being escorted into the courthouse after his arrest in August 2009. He changed his plea to "Guilty" on all three counts for which he'd been charged in the shooting death of Robert Ernst.

Wednesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court, in what was to be a status hearing for Wyatt Bear Cloud, turned into a Plea Change.