Archive - Sep 2009

September 28th

County Looking For Federal Help In Upgrading Aging Facilities

Sheridan County Commissioners held a special meeting yesterday to discuss upcoming projects at several county facilities. The County will spend nearly $8,000 to perform an energy audit of the old portion of the courthouse in an attempt to find ways to make the building more energy efficient.

CVC To Host Study Circles Discussion This Evening

The Center for Vital Community at Sheridan College will host a wrap up tonight of their Study Circles group that met several times earlier this year. CVC Director Jenny Craft.

Partnership For A Drug Free Workplace To Hold Training Sessions Next Week

The Partnership for a Drug Free Workplace will be holding two free supervisor training sessions a week from today at the Sheridan College CTEL. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Director Janelle Martinsen explains why these sessions will help answer any questions employers might have.

Public Pulse - Monday 09/28/09

Jenny Craft and Nic Bateson, Center for a Vital Community Systematic Development for Informed Consent / Pam Peldo, Partnership for a Drug-Free Workplace

Fall Sun Outage Season

As fall weather arrives, we are heading into a “sun outage” period, with outages predicted during the second week in October. A sun outage is a phenomenon that affects geostationary satellite systems in the spring and fall, when the sun's apparent path in the sky is moving higher or lower.

Multiple Crashes Close Interstate 80 Sunday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A multiple vehicle crash triggered by a tractor-trailer that crossed the median closed I-80 in both directions about 20 miles west of Cheyenne Sunday.

Arnica Fire in Yellowstone Park Grows to Several Thousand Acres Since Friday

Friday we reported that the Arnica Fire, which officials believe started September 13th but wasn't reported until September 22nd in Yellowstone, was burning about 250 acres. As of Sunday, the fire grew to 8,300 acres, and is burning two miles northwest of Bridge Bay, with small spot fires within one mile of Bridge Bay.

Two Burlington Northern Train Derailments in as Many Days

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauling coal in Wyoming derailed Sunday morning on a side connection near Gillette. It was the second time within 24 hours that trains belonging to the railway company went of the tracks.

Monday, Sept. 28th

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Broncs continue to roll, winning their fourth in a row and ending Gillette's 24-game home winning streak. Austin Woodward scored on a 70-yard run, a 65-yard interception return and threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to TJ Stender as the Broncs jumped out to a 21-0 lead.

September 27th

Will There Be A Fair Trial In The Bob Ernst Case

The Bob Ernst case has been a real emotional ride for Sheridan. People here are still shocked about the whole situation. Will the three teens involved in the case have a fair trial in Sheridan. That is a big question, considering the fact that Bob Ernst was a very popular business man here.