Archive - Sep 2009

September 12th

Fair Board Moving Forward With Design Work To Remedy Infield Drainage

The recently adopted Sheridan County Fairgrounds master plan called for implementation in several phases. The engineering work on the new first phase of the project has begun. Drainage problems throughout the infield and arenas can sometimes delay events several days after a storm has left the area.

Washakie County Man Dies Of West Nile Virus

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A Washakie County man has died from West Nile virus - the state's first reported fatality from the disease this year. The Wyoming Department of Health announced Friday the man had been hospitalized before he died this week. Seven cases of the virus have been reported to the health department this year.

Police: Suspect Had Racial Motive In Deputy Attack

RIVERTON, (AP) - A Riverton police detective says the suspect charged in last week's hatchet attack on an off-duty Fremont County Sheriff's deputy didn't approve of the white lawman's relationship with an American Indian woman.
Lander resident George Dewey is charged with attacking deputy Calvin Martin of Riverton on Sept. 1. The deputy was treated for gashes to his head and other injuries.

Saturday, Sept. 12th

HS FOOTBALL – The Sheridan Broncs beat #1 Green River 34-21 Friday night. The Broncs led 27-0 at halftime and stretchd the lead to 34-7 at the end of the 3rd quarter. Bronc quarterback Austin Woodward ran for 116 yards. The Broncs now are 2-1 and play on the road at Rock Springs next week.

September 11th

E. A. "Chic" Dunne

E. A. “Chic” Dunne, 75, of Sheridan, WY, died Tuesday, September 8, 2009 in Sheridan Memorial Hospital.

“Chic” was born July 26, 1934 in Sioux City, Iowa to George and Muriel (Wright) Dunne. He grew up and attended Holy Name School and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1952.

Do you support President Obama's health care plan?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Yes
28% (176 votes)
No
70% (445 votes)
No Opinion
2% (13 votes)
Total votes: 634

Friday, Sept. 11th

BH / TR VOLLEYBALL - The Big Horn Lady Rams beat the Tongue River Lady Eagles in volleyball action last night in Dayton. The Lady Rams took the match in three games; both teams get right back into it as Big Horn hosts their own invitational tournament this weekend.

Wyoming Arts Council Offers Travel Stipend for Arts Summit

The Wyoming Arts Council is offering travel stipends to Wyoming artists, arts organization representatives and community leaders interested in attending the Arts Summit September 24th and 25th at Little America in Cheyenne.

September 10th

Several Different Scams Try To Separate You From Your Money

Puppies aren’t the only lure scammers use to take your money. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher tells us more.

9/11 Ceremonies Remember Tragedy From 8 Years Ago

The Sheridan Fire – Rescue Department is holding a ceremony to remember their fallen comrades from the terrorist attacks in 2001. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer says the ceremony won’t take long.

The 9-11 ceremony will take place in front of the Sheridan Fire Station.