We continue our week in review series with a look back at some of the past week's top stories:
From a few glitches in the sound to a standing ovation, Friday at the Sheridan College Veterans Plaza, the opening ceremony was held celebrating Sheridan County's first-ever Field of Honor.
It was a time of remembrance for Wyoming's heroes, the vets, the military and first responders who gave their lives for a greater cause. It was also a local fundraising effort to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, which provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.
Keynote speaker, Jeremiah Pauley was injured while he was deployed to Iraq. His story is one of turning negative events in life into positive actions that serve others.
A fact finding tour hosted by the Northeast Wyoming Municipal Leaders group, or NEWY, was held in northeast Wyoming this week. The tour consisted of congressional representatives from Washington D.C. along with several mayoral representatives from around the country.
NEWY is a group comprised of leaders from various municipalities in northeast Wyoming who are working together to promote the energy and tourism industry.
Sheridan Fire-Rescue received a call at roughly 7:45 Wednesday morning about a fire in the parking lot of the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Crews were on scene for 45 minutes, extinguishing the flames and cooling the equipment with foam.
According to Fire Marshal Brian Songer, crews arrived to find equipment used to seal asphalt driveways heavily involved in fire. A kettle used to heat the sealing material and a sweeper were destroyed in the fire. A pickup used to pull the kettle was also damaged.
No injuries were sustained.