Sheridan

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced a reminder Friday that mountain lion Hunt Area 23 closed January 16th. In a media release, the department says the area closed because the harvest limit of 20 mountain lions was reached.

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority met with a consultant Friday to discuss the details regarding their upcoming Career and Technical Education Study.

The Northern Wyoming Community College District had their January meeting in Buffalo Thursday evening, and one topic of discussion was adding intercollegiate soccer to the sports available for athletes to participate in at Sheridan College.

At Thursday's Forward Sheridan investor update held at the Black Tooth Brewing Company, CEO of Vacutech John Tucker was the keynote speaker and he had some promising things to say about Sheridan and the company's future.

The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, along with the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition, is hosting an upcoming strategic planning session to investigate viable programs and actions to fight the issues of alcohol and drug abuse, tobacco use and suicide in Sheridan County.

In 2010, Wyoming had the highest suicide rate of any state, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control. And Wyoming has ranked in the top five states for suicide for years. In our two-part series on the topic, Sheridan Media's Chris Foy examines what could be causing this - and what community organizations are doing to help prevent suicide and start the conversation.

The Sheridan Police Department is warning people to be on the lookout for a new scam that is making its way around Sheridan. This one involves contacting the individual through e-mail says Sheridan Police Lieutenant Chris Dahmke.

Sheridan Media first reported in December that Sheridan County School District Two was negotiating the sale of the old Woodland Park school in Sheridan.

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