Archive - Jul 15, 2010 - News

Fatal Accident in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - A motorcyclist from Minnesota was killed when he crashed head-on with a motor home at Yellowstone National Park.

Park officials say 42-year-old Dale Payne, Jr., of Burtrum, Minn., was killed instantly Wednesday afternoon when his Harley-Davidson crossed the centerline and hit the oncoming vehicle.

Fire By Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Sheridan Fire-Rescue was dispatched Thursday around noon to a fire by Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Fire Marshal Brian Songer:

He says the fire was approximately 50-square feet and that the cause of the fire is not known.

"The Watcher" Premiers Tonight

Looking for an alternative to the brouhaha that rodeo week brings?  Then take a look at “The Watcher” as it takes center stage at the WYO Theater tonight and Friday evening. 

Short Status Hearing Held for Man Accused of 1st Degree Murder

A Status Hearing for 1st Degree Murder suspect Shawn Osborne was held in District Court Thursday.

A Status Hearing for Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was held Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court. Osborne is charged with 1st Degree Murder for allegedly killing Gerald Bloom on January 15th, 2010.

Micheli Comments on Craig's List Rapist Letter

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Ron Micheli was a guest on KROE's Public Pulse program Thursday morning. The first issue addressed by host Kim Love was Micheli's character reference letter he and his wife, Patty, had written to Natrona County Judge David Park.

John Brown Receives Sentence

The day finally arrived for John Brown to be sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court. Brown had been escorted from the courtroom on April 24th when he went before Judge John Fenn for his arraignment, at which time he had plead guilty on two counts of Felony Larceny for stealing a pick-up, an ATV, several tools and money from Sheridan County rancher Mike Helvey.

SAWS Budget Approved

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board held a brief meeting Wednesday night to vote on the proposed budget for this next fiscal year. SAWS Chairman Tom Ringley:

And although you could say most government budgets are on the “anemic” side, at least compared to the previous “boom” years:

Matt Mead Meets 'n Greets at Sheridan's Java Moon

Republican Gubernatorial candidate Matt Mead made a “meet and greet” stop by the Java Moon in Sheridan last night. At the “greet” local Campaign Coordinator Debbie Wendtland, in explaining why she is supporting Mead, says while the other candidates are, in her words, “smart and capable folks,”

Recreation District Approves Budget

The Sheridan Recreation District approves the budget.

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees approved their budget for fiscal year 2010-2011 Wednesday night. Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that this year's numbers are considerably lower than last year's budget.