Here's a look at the past week's top headlines from Sheridan Media News:
Cody police are still looking for a suspect in the abduction of an 11-year-old girl earlier this week. The man is described as a white male, 55-65 years of age, 185-200 pounds, with short, strawberry-blonde or white hair and a mustache or beard. The man was reported to be wearing a brown shirt, blue jeans, and a tan baseball cap. The suspect's vehicle is a white SUV with 2 front seats and the back compartment open with a mattress on the floor. The suspect may be living out of the vehicle. No license plate information is available, but witnesses reported the vehicle had a black and red backpack tied to a roof rack and a package of bottled water strapped to the pack and vehicle.
Due to the Carter Montain area being frequented by hunters this time of year, the Cody Police Department is seeking information from hunters who were in the area at that time and may have possible leads. The Cody Police can be reached at 307-527-8700.
Consultants Arnett Muldrow and Associates were commissioned by the City of Sheridan and the Downtown Sheridan Association to develop a downtown business plan and conduct a feasibility study on forming a downtown development authority. Aaron Arnett with Arnett Muldrow and Associates has recommended that a DDA be created to work in conjunction with the DSA.
An interactive website has been set up to help educate and inform people about the advantages of forming a downtown development association, as well as to answer any questions that people may have regarding a DDA.
The findings of a six month long feasibility study on alternate railway routes north of Sheridan were presented Thursday afternoon at the Sheridan County Courthouse public meeting room. Forward Sheridan Executive Director, Jay Stender.
That aforementioned meeting with Burlington Northern is tentatively scheduled to take place November 13th in Cheyenne.