Sheridan County

The Sheridan County School District Two Board of Trustees met for their first regularly monthly meeting of the year Monday night. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Update: The Wyoming Highway Patrol has identified the driver as 52-year-old Michael Robeson of Las Vegas, Nevada. According to the patrol report, he was driving a 2001 Freightliner commercial truck pulling a trailer westbound on I-90 when a passing motorist motioned to him that some of the tires on the trailer had caught fire. After pulling over, Robeson and responding Troopers were able to dampen the fire with extinguishers but were unsuccessful in fully putting the fire out.

A tea party held over the weekend in Sheridan commemorated the start of the last season of a popular televisions series that takes place in England’s Edwardian period. Leslie Stratmoen stopped by to bring us the report.

Education is the key to fulfilling dreams. This was the message passed on by Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, recently, to the students, parents and staff of Big Horn High School, in celebration of the school’s national recognition.

A judge has sentenced a Riverton man to life in prison for the shootings last summer of two American Indian men at a detox center in Riverton that’s operated by Sheridan’s Volunteers of America Northern Rockies organization.

We now have an update on the closure of Interstate 90 between Buffalo and Sheridan that was first broadcast as caused by a crash due to a notice on the Wyoming Department of Transportation website. Sheridan Media has now spoken to a representative of the transportation department. Spokeswoman Ronda Holwell says the roadway is now open.

Representatives with the Sheridan Regional Office of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a recovered bald eagle Friday on the southern end of the Sheridan College campus. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter was there and brings us the story.

The Young At Heart Players will resume activities with a meeting Jan. 19 at Sheridan's Senior Center on Smith Street in Sheridan.

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