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City Brew Burglary Trial Begins In District Court

Wednesday morning began with jury selection and opening arguments in the trial of a man accused of burglarizing the City Brew Coffee store on North Main Street in Sheridan.

City Council Gets Update On Solid Waste Division

The City of Sheridan operates the landfill east of town. They recently completed the construction of Cell 9, which is the newest addition to the landfill.

Judge Enters Not-Guilty Plea Without Appearing In Court

Sheridan Municipal Court Judge Stuart Healy entered his not-guilty plea in circuit court in documents filed by his attorney this week.

Man Admits To Committing Several Burglaries Last Year

Brandon Jones made an appearance in 4th Judicial District Court on Tuesday. The 20-year-old changed his plea to guilty on two counts of burglary. The plea was part of an agreement with prosecutors.

Sheridan County Recreation Board Considers The Future Of Kleenburn Recreation Area

The reclamation work at the Kleenburn Recreation Area near Acme is almost complete. The office of Abandoned Mine Lands funded most of the work as the area was once used as a coal mine.

County Commissioners On The Move Again

The Sheridan County Commissioners are holding their regular meetings at Sheridan College again as the renovations continue on the 3rd and 4th floor of the courthouse.

City Of Sheridan To Get Land For Infrastructure

The City is going to trade infrastructure extensions for land to facilitate a high tech development in north Sheridan. Forward Sheridan Director Jay Stender says the trade is a proactive step toward economic development in Sheridan.

City Works To Update Two Ordinances

The Sheridan City Council approved the second reading of two ordinances at their first meeting of the year, Monday night. The first of which is an update to the city tree ordinance.

A Couple Of Firsts For 2010

It was early in the morning of Saturday, January 2nd, when Sheridan’s first baby of the new year was born. The baby is a healthy six and a half pound boy.

City Council Preview

The Sheridan City Council will hold their first meeting of 2010 tonight. The agenda is shorter than many and Councilor John Bigelow tells us about the City’s plan to trade services.

Woman Suspected Of Sending White Powder To Courthouse Faces Federal Charges

A woman from Mills, Wyoming has made her initial appearance in United States District Court in Casper on three charges including sending an envelope with an unknown white powder to the Sheridan County Courthouse just before Christmas.

The New Year Has A Frigid Beginning For Some

Jumping into icy water has become something of a New Year tradition for a select group of hardy souls.

Selection Of New Police Chief Still Not Done

Today is the last day on the job for outgoing Sheridan Police Chief Mike Card and the City of Sheridan still has not hired his replacement.

Ice Rink Open Skating Is Very Popular

Temperatures have remained near freezing or below for the last few days and has kept snow and ice around since the latest storm during Christmas.

Highlights From September And October 2009

The top stories from September and October 2009 include the start of the school year with concerns over Swine Flu moving through student populations.

Finishing Recap Of 2009 With A Look At November And December

It’s now time for us to highlight some of the recent events of 2009.

May 2009 Was A Busy Month In Sheridan

The month of May was a busy one in Sheridan this year. Sheridan College graduated one of its largest classes in the 60th commencement ceremonies.

Big Summer In 2009 Around Sheridan

As we look back on the top stories of the year, it’s time to take a look at highlights from the summer months here in Sheridan. Sheridan saw its first three cases of Swine Flu by the end of July.

Christmas Stroll Button Contest Ends With $1,000 Drawing

The Christmas Stroll button contest ended yesterday with the grand prize drawing held at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce.

Top Stories From February 2009

We continue our look at the past year with the top stories from February 2009. Sheridan became the first community in the state to successfully create a railroad quiet zone.