Archive - Aug 2009

August 28th

There Will Be Plenty Of Extra Opportunities For Sheridan Hunters This Fall

Hunters will have lots of opportunity to hunt this fall in northeast Wyoming. Mild winters combined with good fawn production has resulted in white-tailed deer and pronghorn populations being higher than desired in some areas. 2009 pronghorn and white-tailed deer seasons are designed to reduce these populations.

Barrasso Joins GOP Delegation At Louisiana Health Care Forum

Senator John Barrasso,one of two doctors in the Senate, says health insurance reform can be achieved without the massive overhaul being proposed. The Wyoming Republican was part of a GOP town hall yesterday with members of Louisiana's congressional delegation.

15 States Agree To Attend Wyoming Energy Symposium

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Legislative leaders from 15 states say they will attend the energy symposium in Jackson that Wyoming state government is sponsoring this fall. House Speaker Colin Simpson, sponsored legislation to fund the symposium scheduled for October 25-27 in Jackson. He says he's pleased that representatives from all the states that were invited have agreed to attend.

08/29/09 Sports for Saturday

BRONC FOOTBALL - Casper Kelly Walsh scored three times in the final 5:50 of the first half to pull away from the Sheridan Broncs and win the season opener at Homer Scott Stadium 42-20. Two critical Bronc turnovers late in the half ended up being their demise. Next Friday, the Broncs play on the road at Cheyenne East.

UW Trustees Approve Budget Request

LARAMIE, (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $366 million budget request for 2011-12. The amount is the same as 2009-10 budget, less the budget cuts made in June. The Wyoming Legislature will have final say on the university budget during its budget session beginning next February.

Broncs vs Kellywalsh

The Sheridan Broncs were defeated Friday night when Kelly Walsh scored three unanswered touchdowns and left with a final score of 42-20.

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Will the late Senator Ted Kennedy go down in history as one of the nation's greatest senators?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
36% (198 votes)
60% (326 votes)
No opinion
4% (22 votes)
Total votes: 546

August 27th

Homicide Suspects Charged With 1st Degree Murder

Three young men charged with 1st Degree Murder made their initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court on Thursday afternoon. The defendants are 19-year-old Dennis Poitra, 16-year-old Wyatt Bear Cloud, and 15-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen. Both Bear Cloud and Vir Sen are being charged as adults.

Funeral Service Set for Robert Ernst

While the focus since Wednesday has been the horrific crime and subsequent capture and initial appearance of three suspects who are alleged to have murdered Sheridan businessman Bob Ernst, the Ernst family must now begin the painful process of picking up the pieces. That process begins with a memorial service, which has been scheduled for next Monday, August 31st at 10 am at St.

08/28/09 Sports for Friday

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Bronc football team is ready to embark on a new campaign tonight at Homer Scott stadium against Casper Kelly Walsh their nine game schedule is all conference games as class 4-A football goes to a ten team format for this season Broncs head coach Don Julian says by the time the season ends in November the champion will have really earn the