Sheridan County

At Least One Use of New DUI Law Locally

Wyoming's new DUI law is just a week old, but Sheridan police have put it to use during last weekend's three-day holiday. Detective Lt. Chris Dahmke says that the law has been used in at least one DUI arrest.

Hospital to Pursue Designs for Two Possible Projects

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

Story Hatchery Reopens with Celebration Wednesday

Citizens, current and former employees and state and local dignitaries were on hand Wednesday afternoon to help celebrate the Story Fish Hatchery's reopening.

Yellowstone Visitor Killed by Grizzly Bear

A visitor to Yellowstone National Park is dead after an encounter with a grizzly bear Wednesday morning. The incident occurred on the Wapiti Lake trail, which is located east of the Grand Loop Road south of Canyon Village.

Superintendent Hill Holds Media Conference to Release PAWS Results

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill held a media conference Wednesday in Casper to announce the statewide results of the 2011 Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students, or PAWS.

VOA Receives Two More $500,000 Donations, Announces Life House Groundbreaking

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies has received two more $500,000 donations, one from Forrest Mars and one from The Daniels Fund, toward the $3.5 million fundraising campaign going to build a new men's substance abuse center, or Life House, in Sheridan.

Name of the Man Shot Monday Night Has Been Released

Jesse Salveson, 23, of Sheridan died from the results of his injuries from a gunshot wound he received during an officer involved shooting that occurred Monday, July 4th on west Nebraska Street in Sheridan, according to Deputy Coroner Kerrie Kimmel.

Whitney Benefits Releases Two Books; Biography of Whitney, History of Foundation

Whitney Benefits, the foundation that has loaned $25 million interest-free to students from Sheridan and Johnson counties has released two books that detail the history behind how the foundation is able to provide charitable support to the community.

Poll Question: Investigating Hand In Hand Finances?

On June 3rd, after only one week's notice, the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Center closed its doors after citing financial struggles.

Music Festival Kids' Camp Starts Wednesday in Buffalo

The Big Horn Mountain Festival will begin Friday and run through Sunday, but the actual kickoff to the event is the Bluegrass Camp For Kids, which starts Wednesday and goes through Friday.

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