Archive - Aug 25, 2009 - News

Red Grade Road Back To Normal After Wreckage Removed

Towing crews were finally able to remove the wreckage of a truck and camper trailer from Red Grade Road yesterday morning. After four hours of work last week the wreckage had been moved nearly 300 feet uphill to near the point where it went over the edge last month. Red Grade was closed again yesterday morning while the camper and truck were loaded onto wreckers for the removal.

Habitat For Humanity Holds Fundraiser And Other Events This Week

The Sheridan Habitat for Humanity organization has a busy fall in store. There are four units in three buildings under construction. Today there is a free concert in Kendrick Park to help garner donations for the group. Habitat Executive Director Jessica Lindsley says donations are appreciated.

Evening Stage At The Senior Center Kicks Off Soon

The Sheridan Senior Center has something special planned for the 2nd Saturday in September. Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins explains what's coming up.

Wind Energy Could Eventually Generate Billions For The State

More than 600 people attended the Governor's Wind Symposium in Laramie earlier this month, which was an opportunity for stakeholders to engage in discussion about the future of wind energy and development in the state of Wyoming.

Wyoming Workplace Deaths Fell 31% in 2008

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Employment says occupational fatalities decreased 31% from 2007 to 2008. It's the largest single-year drop since the department began keeping records in 1993.

United Blood Services Conducting Sheridan Blood Drive

The old Highland Park School on Avon Street in Sheridan is the location where you can go to donate blood today and tomorrow.

Donors need to be at least 16 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors who are 16, and in some states 17, must have signed permission from a parent or guardian.

Gillette Auto Shop Reports Driver Hit 11 Vehicles

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - The owner of a Gillette auto sales yard says the driver of a pickup truck hit 11 vehicles at the business before driving away on Saturday morning.

City Council Approves Grant Application For Forward Sheridan

Forward Sheridan asked the Sheridan City Council to sponsor a grant to the Wyoming Business Council for a new facility to help start-up businesses. The proposed 9,000-square-foot building would house the Forward Sheridan offices, but the rest of the space could be used to provide a temporary location for new businesses.

Hunting Seasons Coming Up Quickly In Wyoming And Montana

Archery hunting season throughout the state of Wyoming begins one week from today. That includes elk, deer and antelope in most areas. However, it does not include wolves.

Joey’s Kids Finish Cut Slam Adventure

Four kids, four days, nearly 1,000 miles, and six different rivers… That’s what was involved in Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation’s Cut Slam Adventure last week. Joey and the kids started on LeBarge Creek in southwest Wyoming last Thursday in search of the Colorado Cutthroat. All four of them caught their fish there.