January 21st, 2009

Helen Laureen (Brown) Yetter

Helen Laureen (Brown) Yetter died January 9, 2009 in Sheridan, Wyoming.  She lived a full and interesting life that spanned many changes in her role as a woman.

She was born April 17, 1924 in Evans, Colorado.  She married Dale J. Yetter in Cheyenne, Wyoming on January 3, 1946.  As a young couple they moved to

Kathleen Ann Barnes

Kathleen Ann Barnes, beloved mother & friend, passed away January 10, 2009.  Kathleen was born December 5, 1934 in the dust bowl in Spearville, Kansas to Thomas & Helen (Klenke) Gleason. After graduating from Syracuse High School in 1952, She met the love of her life, Carl (Buddy) Barnes. They were married in

Margaret "Margie" Twite

Margaret "Margie" Twite, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at her residence after a long illness.

Margie was born to Minory Oliver Flyod Johnson and Rachael 'Merle" Scholzen on November 17, 1939, she grew up on a farm in Mobridge, South Dakota. She was a graduate of Mobridge High School. She married Alvin

Emogene Johnson

Emogene Johnson, 93, of Sheridan, WY died Thursday, January 8, 2008, in her Sheridan home.

Emogene was born May 18, 1915, in Arnold, Nebraska, to Harry & Dora (Moffitt) Leland.

Dr. Robert Cushman Murphy

Dr. Robert Cushman Murphy, a long-time Sheridan area colorful and sometimes controversial character, died peacefully at his home in Sheridan Wyoming on Jan. 5, 2009 at the age of 93.  Born in Brooklyn, NY on September 7, 1915, Dr. Murphy grew up on Long Island, the son of Robert Murphy and Grace Barstow Murphy. He graduated from

Robert D. (Bob) Wilson

Robert D. (Bob) Wilson

Born January 1, 1913 to L. Pearl Wilson and Earl B. Wilson. He graduated from Billings Senior High School in 1933. Bob moved to Minnesota for work and met Leila B. Folk. They were married in Fairmont, Minnesota on July 5, 1942. Bob and Leila were an inseperable couple and had no children.

Vicki Yalowizer

Vicki Yalowizer, 57, of Decker, MT passed away at her residence on January 1, 2009.

Vicki was born on October 19, 1951 to Virgil and Donna Gardner at the family home in Pine River, MN. She was a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School and went on to receive her Bachelors Degree in Business and Psychology. She married her long time highschool friend, David Yalowizer, in

January 20th

My Presidential Pledge

Honoring the inauguration of Barack Obama, a new celebrity-packed video has been released titled The Presidential Pledge.  In this video the glamorous Hollywood elite promise to make our planet better by doing little things like turning off lights, or with grander schemes such as freein

January 19th

Zogby post-election poll

The week after the election, John Zogby conducted a poll of people who voted for Barack Obama to see how well informed they were on several issues.   Of those voters, 63% were democrats, 9% were republicans and 28% were independents.  The full

January 16th

Why I'm voting for John McCain

Both candidates will increase the national debt, but the McCain plan is centered around keeping taxes low across the board and cutting out wasteful spending, something that I believe is critical when the economy is in a slump. Unlike Obama, McCain has a strong record of voting against earmarks and other wasteful spending in Washington.