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Sheridan Man Dies in One Vehicle Accident in Johnson County

66-year-old Sheridan resident Marvin Johnson died in a one vehicle accident last Thursday on Interstate 90 37 miles east of Buffalo in Johnson County. In a media release issued Tuesday by the Wyoming Highway Patrol, it states that Johnson was westbound in the Interstate when for unknown reasons his vehicle drifted off the roadway going into the median.

Sen Pre-Trial: Motions Denied or Continued

During Dharminder Sen's Pre-Trial Conference Tuesday morning in 4th Judicial District Court, Judge John Fenn addressed several motions. The first two were decisions he made on motions that were put before the Court earlier this summer.

Sen Pre-Trial: Toss of a Coin

Dhar Sen, the third defendant in the Ernst Murder case, is scheduled to go to trial October 25th in Sheridan.

A Pre-Trial Conference was held in 4th Judicial District Court Tuesday morning in the case of The State vs. Dharminder Vir Sen. Judge John Fenn said that like the Dennis Poitra, Jr. jury pool selection, fifty jurors will be called for the morning of October 25th, and if a complete jury is not selected from those, then fifty will be called for that afternoon.

“If You Can Build It in Budapest...Why Can't You Build It Here?”

A recent report by Battelle ranked Wyoming last in biotechnology. So what does it mean to be at the bottom of the biotech barrel? Sheridan Media's Betsy Love spoke with a local bio-entrepreneur who thinks the answer may partly depend on how we look at the barrel:

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

As part of a nationwide effort, The Department of Drug Enforcement Administration and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation are sponsoring a Prescription Drug Take Back day this Saturday in Sheridan.

City Council Adopts Funding Resolution For One-Cent Tax

Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow
Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council approved a funding resolution for the optional one-cent sales tax at their meeting Monday night. The total projected revenue for the tax over the next four years is $3.6 million, which is lower than what's been accustom over the past decade. Council President John Bigelow.

City Continues to Work On Traffic Management Plan

City of Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens
City of Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens

City of Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens has been working with Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey for the past six weeks on the development of a Traffic Management plan for the City. Police Chief Richard Adriaens says that they aren't reinventing the wheel with this new plan.

Tragedy on Big Goose Road

Elizabeth Reynolds Kincaid

Just after midnight Friday night into Saturday morning this past weekend, an horrific accident involving two young people in a PT Cruiser and a loose horse on the highway happened in front of the home of one of our Sheridan Media employees. Mary Jo Johnson has this exclusive interview with Elizabeth Reynolds Kincaid.

Local Riders Benefit St. Jude's

Several of these events take place around the country; the Blue Sky Saddle Club in Sheridan is hosting a trail ride September 26th.

Sunday, September 26th, horse riding enthusiasts have an opportunity to go on a trail ride for a good cause. Members of the Blue Sky Saddle Club are organizing a St. Jude's Trail Ride, and event organizer Marty Casey tells us.

Poll Question: Tea Party Influence on Elections

Tea Party Candidate Christine O'Donnell in a Primary Election upset in Delaware earlier this month.

Last Tuesday in what many consider to be surprise upsets, several Tea Party candidates won primary elections in bids that were initially considered “shoe-ins” for the incumbents and / or challengers. In Delaware, Cynthia O'Donnell beat out incumbent Michael N. Castle; in Alaska, Joe Miller won against incumbent Lisa Murkowski.