Archive - Apr 2010

April 22nd

Patrick Reitz One Of Four Finalists For Position In Teton County

Sheridan Fire Rescue Chief Patrick Reitz

City of Sheridan Fire Chief Patrick Reitz is one of the four finalists that are being considered to fill the position of Teton County Fire and Emergency Services Chief. Chief Reitz says he is "honored to make the cut.

Public Pulse - Thursday 04/22/10

Senior Center / Matt Mead for Governor

Dayton Town Council Report

The Dayton Town Council met for their second regular April meeting Wednesday night. Among the agenda items, Councilman Bob Alley says they set up a work study for May 5th to go over the annual Budget reading. He also reported that the 75-foot bridge went in yesterday across the Tongue River leading to the water treatment plant.

Verizon Services Are Back Online

We received a call from JD Harris with the Cowboy State News Network just before 10 this morning alerting us to a statewide outage of Verizon services for Colorado and Wyoming. The outage did not seem to impact the Sheridan area. Service has been restored in in all of Wyoming. At 2 o'clock Thursday morning a network switching station in Colorado went down, resulting in the outage.

Emergency Services' Busy Day

Law enforcement and emergency services personnel responded to several different kinds of calls Wednesday all throughout Sheridan County and beyond.

"Your Last Chance" Judge Warns

19-year-old Zachery Morrison was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court April 20th, after pleading "Guilty" in December on one count of sexual abuse of a minor. Morrison admitted to having had inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl in September 2009 when he was 18-years-old. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the report.

Longer Liquor Hours? Not Everyone Agrees

Starting this weekend, businesses outside city limits in Sheridan County will be able to sell liquor on Sundays from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. The County Commissioners voted this week to extend Sunday hours of operation, following a request made by the Sheridan County Liquor Dealers Association.

April 21st

Gas And Dash Results In High Speed Chase

Gas drive-off results in high speed chase through Sheridan.

Just before 11 o'clock this morning, the Wyoming Highway Patrol was notified of a gas drive-off in Buffalo that involved three runaway juveniles. Highway Patrol Lieutenant Casey Goodman explains how the events unfolded that resulted in a high-speed chase.

WYDOT Long Range Transportation Plan

WYDOT held a public input meeting Tuesday in Sheridan on the draft long range transportation plan.

Approximately 7 to 8 months ago, the Wyoming Department of Transportation began work on a long range transportation plan that will address transportation issues and needs in the state over the next several decades. That plan is now in draft form and available for public review and comment. WYDOT Systems Planning Engineer Mark Wingate.