Archive - Oct 2011 - News

October 18th

Sheridan County Airport to Receive Security Cameras

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The Sheridan County Airport will soon be equipped with 14 brand new security cameras, thanks to the County Commissioners approving a contract with Ptolemy Data Systems, Inc.

Wyoming Supreme Court Won't Hear Arguments in Bear Cloud's Appeal

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court says it won't hear from two civil rights groups that wanted to argue in support of a Sheridan teenager who is appealing the life sentence he received after pleading guilty to a home invasion murder.

Whitney Benefits Continues Support for Media Production Program

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In a media release issued by Sheridan College Tuesday, it states that a partnership that began in 2010 between Whitney Benefits, Sheridan College and Sheridan County School District #2 enabled SCSD#2 to create a new vocational program in broadcast journalism, and that recently Whitney Benefits renewed their support for this program with an additional gift of over $38,000 for equipment and training.

Convicted Murderer Won't Get New Trial

4th Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn has denied a motion for a new trial for convicted murderer Shawn Osborne.

SEEDA: More Work on Lease and Development Agreement Needed

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A special meeting was held Tuesday morning where the Sheridan Educational and Development Authority discussed revisions to the draft lease between SEEDA and First Light Inc. in regards to occupancy of the former Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan.

County to Have Traffic Study Done Around Courthouse

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The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a contract with Fehr and Peers Consulting to conduct a traffic circulation and pedestrian access analysis around the Sheridan County Courthouse.

Sheridan Jaycees Turkey Shoot is Saturday

The 4th annual Sheridan Jaycees Turkey Shoot will take place this Saturday morning at the Sheridan Gun Club with all proceeds going to support Sheridan Jaycees Christmas Shopping Tour.

New District 4 Judge: Judiciary Committee Approves Bill for 2012 Legislative Session Consideration

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Judiciary Interim Committee approved a bill last Thursday in Laramie to bring before the Wyoming State Legislature next year that will allow for a second judge in District 4, encompassing Sheridan and Johnson counties.

October 17th

Wolf Awareness Week: Group Wants More Trophy Game Status Wolves

WY News Service -- This week, October 17th through the 22nd, is National Wolf Awareness Week, and with the state of Wyoming close to getting back management of wolves from the feds, one group believes that the state's plan could serve to protect the animals even more.

Large Range Fires Taxed Wyo. Resources this Summer

CHEYENNE (AP) - The Wyoming State Forestry Division says more than fifty large range fires burned at least 93,000 acres of state and private land this year.