Archive - Nov 2009 - News

November 13th

Three Republicans Look Into 2010 Wyoming Governor Race

CASPER, (AP) - Three Republicans are looking into running for governor in 2010. Former Wyoming U.S. Attorney Matt Mead of Cheyenne, former state Representative Ron Micheli of Fort Bridger and state House Speaker Colin Simpson of Cody have all formed exploratory committees.

November 12th

Books For Babies Arrives At Hospital Again

Most educators will tell you it’s never too early to start reading with our children. Some Tongue River Elementary School students have taken that to heart. Each year the second grade class raises money to purchase books that are given to babies born at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. The “Books for Babies” program has become quite popular.

Lummis Speaks To Capacity Crowd At Sheridan County Courthouse

United States Representative Cynthia Lummis held a town hall meeting yesterday at the Sheridan County Courthouse. The Commissioners meeting room was filled to capacity with people discussing a wide variety of topics. Some of the questions asked of Lummis concerned wilderness areas, fairness doctrines, cap and trade, and healthcare.

Forward Sheridan Looks Back On Last Year

Data centers, ZIRC, energy development, new technologies, and planning were just some of the topics discussed at the annual meeting of Forward Sheridan on Thursday morning. It was the first annual meeting for recently hired executive director Jay Stender.

The SHS Drama Club's Play “The Miracle Worker” Opened Thursday Night At The High School

The Sheridan High School Drama Club's fall play this year is entitled “The Miracle Worker”, which depicts the life story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan. The play opened Thursday night at Sheridan High School and will continue tonight and into the weekend.

Cast Member Emma Hall says this play presents a lot of exciting opportunities.

Governor's Budget Will Be Static For Upcoming Biennium

Governor Dave Freudenthal said continuing economic drags will impact State revenues through fiscal years 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Seats Available on Bus to Billings for Green House Trip

A group of interested people are taking a bus trip to Billings next Tuesday, November 17th, to visit the Green House cottages at St. John's Lutheran Ministries.

November 11th

Veterans Day Program At VA Medical Center

It was Monday, November 11th, 1918 when the guns of World War I fell silent at 11AM. Twenty years later the United States Congress created Armistice Day to celebrate the day when horrors of the first world war ended. It was 1954, after another world war and the Korean War when Armistice Day became Veterans Day.

Sheridan Man Charged With Sex Crimes In Domestic Assault

Police arrested a Sheridan man last weekend in connection with a report of domestic abuse. 25-year-old Vincent Scott made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court this week. Scott is charged with three felony counts; 1st Degree Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault and Battery, and Child Abuse.

Lummis Holding Town Hall Meetings Throughout Wyoming

The United States House of Representatives just passed their version of the healthcare reform bill last weekend. Wyoming Representative Cynthia Lummis voted against the bill and had tried unsuccessfully to attach amendments to the bill. While healthcare is certainly one of the top issues in the minds of our nation, Lummis wants to hear from Wyoming residents on any topics they wish.