Archive - Dec 14, 2011


Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

SAWS JPB Accepts Audit Report

Reduction in debt was the bottom line of the audit report presented by Tracey Jelly at Wednesday's Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board monthly meeting.

Tips on How to Keep it Safe During the Holidays

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The holidays can present a number of different fire hazards that can quickly turn a festive occasion into a tragedy. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer says that every year they see a spike in several types of fires during the holidays.

Story Hatchery Vital to Wyoming Fisheries

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It was another banner year at the Story Fish Hatchery as fall spawning operations recently concluded. Game and Fish Information Officer Warren Mischke says that egg collection was in the millions.

Sheridan Chamber Hands Out End of Year Awards

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce named its end of year award winners Wednesday at its December luncheon.

J.M. Huber Closes Sale of All Oil & Gas Assets (Updated: 11 am)

Battalion Resources Holding LLC and its affiliates have purchased all oil and gas assets in the Powder River Basin of J.M. Huber Corporation, according to Robert Currie, Vice President and Chief Communications and Public Information Officer for J.M. Huber.

Snow near Sunrise

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Photos sent to us by Steve Lowman

Public Pulse - Wednesday 12/14/11

State Legislators Rosie Berger & Bruce Burns

Governor Recognizes Shift in Demand for Coal

Australian Company Ambre Energy purchased interest in Decker Coal Co. and Black Butte Coal Co. last month, a sale with implications that could continue a pattern of the changing demand from domestic to international coal consumption.


The Hawks split two games this weekend against the Douglas Ice Cats. The first game the Hawks took 6-5.

They scored three goals in the first period in just under 2 1/2 minutes. Lane Barten scored a Hat Trick with assists from Jon Patrick Culhan and two from Shawn Konetski.

Two other goals came in the first period from John Patrick Culhan unassisted and Logan Garstad assisted again by Shawn Konetski.

The Ice Cats tied the score in the third period Shawn Konetski put the winning goal in the net with just over a minute to go with an assist from Lane Barten.