Archive - Jun 10, 2010 - News

Judge Sampson on Municipal Court Proposal

Sheridan County Circuit Court Judge John Sampson

The question was raised at a City of Sheridan budget work session last month of possibly doing away with or modifying the Municipal Court system to save the City money. If the City would choose to eliminate Municipal Court or even make changes to the way it's run, it would have an overwhelming impact on the case load for Sheridan County Circuit Court, as they would receive an additional 1,000 to 2,000 tickets a year.

Burger Competition To Highlight 3rd Thursday

Next week's 3rd Thursday in Sheridan will feature the 1st annual Gourmet Burger Cook-Off.

The next 3rd Thursday event in downtown Sheridan is next week, and it will feature something new. Downtown Sheridan Association Director Staci Coe explains.

Coe says that a trip for two to Mexico is also something that people should be aware of next Thursday.

Greenfest Has Been Moved

Greenfest has been moved to the Sheridan High School gym

The possibility that we could get some heavy rainfall this Saturday has prompted officials with Greenfest 2010 to move the event to Sheridan High School. RENEW Public Relations Officer Ace Young

Status Hearing on Sen; Bear Cloud

Last month, Judge Sullins from the 7th Judicial Court in Casper ruled that the two teenagers should be tried as adults for their involvement in the August 26, 2009 murder of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst. A status hearing was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on how trial preparations are coming on Dharminder Sen and Wyatt Bear Cloud. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the update.

Caution Around High Waters

As the snow continues to melt in the Big Horn Mountains, the creeks and streams in our area are rising higher and higher. To some, the water levels may appear to be quite inviting, but Sheridan Fire Marshall Brian Songer provides this caution.

Fremont County Flooding Battles

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) - The flooding in Fremont County is forcing the Wyoming National Guard to make its biggest in-state activation since 2000.

Senate to Vote on Air Quality Regs

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – Wrangling over regulation of greenhouse gas pollution heads to the US Senate today, with a vote set on an amendment that would remove the EPA's oversight and put it in the hands of Congress.

Arts All Summer Long

While Celebrate the Arts will be highlighted this weekend, the Sheridan Artists Guild Et. Al, or SAGE, will be highlighting various art shows and classes throughout the summer. Coming up in July, says SAGE Director Karen Meyers.

Ucross Foundation / SCC Collaboration

For many years now, the Ucross Foundation has provided residency opportunities for artists, writers and musicians. Recently, the Foundation began a collaboration with Sheridan College; Foundation Director Sharon Dynak explains.