Archive - Nov 3, 2012

Another Sheridan Resident Duped by Phone Scammers, Twice

Earlier this week, a Sheridan man fell victim to not one but two phone scams involving nearly $5,000. Deputy Katie Kennedy with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office explains.

Council Preview

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Sheridan City Council President John Heath shared with Sheridan Media a preview of some of the items on the agenda for this Monday's upcoming council meeting.

Council President John Heath explains the first item.

Bird Farm Road Closure from Nov. 6-8

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The Sheridan County Commissioners announced that Bird Farm Road, also known as County Road 28, will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on November 6 through 5 p.m. on November 8.

Black Hills Corp. Lays Off 11 at Wyodak Coal Mine

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Black Hills Corp. has laid off 11 of its workers at the Wyodak coal mine north of Gillette.

Black Hills external affairs manager Wes Ashton tells the Gillette News-Record the layoffs are in response to changing market conditions.


RAM FOOTBALL - The Big Horn Rams football season ended Saturday with a tough 29-28 loss against Lovell in the 2-A semi finals.

The Rams led most of the way but Lovell hung tough and took the lead with 5:43 to play and held off a late Big Horn comeback attempt to win it.

Lovell will play Lyman for the 2-A state title next Saturday in Laramie.

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Broncs held a 3-0 lead after one quarter in Gillette but two Bronc fumbles were turned into Camel touchdowns in the 2nd quarter and the Broncs never recovered.

1/5 of Wyoming Votes Already Submitted

The Associated Press reports approximately 20 percent of Wyoming's registered voters have already cast their ballots via absentee voting. The same report also indicates Republicans strongly outnumber Democrats in absentee ballot submissions.

Sheridan Man Serves to Select UW President

Richard Davis, a Sheridan attorney at Davis and Cannon, LLP, is among 23 individuals from around the state chosen to serve on a search committee for a new president for the University of Wyoming.