Archive - Sep 2009

September 21st

Patricia L. Ward

Patricia L. Ward, 82, of Sheridan, passed away at Sheridan Manor on September 18, 2009.

Visitation will be from 8:00 am until 1:00pm Tuesday September 22, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home.

River Cleanup Nets 1 Million Pounds of Trash

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Organizers of a cleanup project on the North Platte River are at the same time elated and appalled.

They're elated that in three years, the Platte River Revival has removed more than 1 million pounds of trash from the river. But Jolene Martinez, the event's organizer, says a million pounds of trash in the river is nothing to glorify.

Senate Finance Committee to Get Extra Attention from the Ladies?

Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi sits on the Senate Finance Committee, and tomorrow, he and his colleagues may be hearing from a lot of women. First Lady Michelle Obama has challenged women to speak up about health care reform, pointing out that women are the primary decision-makers about health care, and they carry the heavier economic burden, too.

Malcolm Wallop to be Honored at Lake DeSmet

Former U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop of Big Horn will have his name permanently associated with another landmark in the area. Earlier this year, the airport terminal at the Sheridan County Airport was re-named the Malcolm Wallop Terminal.

Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum to Offer Free Admission Day

Smithsonian magazine will present the 5th Annual Museum Day on September 26th, and Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum in Big Horn will be offering free admission all day.

Doors will be open free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and Smithsonian.com visitors at museums and cultural institutions nationwide.

September 20th

Monday, Sept. 21st

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Broncs got into a great battle in Rock Springs Friday night, and came away with a 20-17 victory. The Broncs scored the first 13 points of the game, but couldn't put the Tigers away. The Broncs led 13-10 at half time; both teams scored in the second half and a late Rock Springs' charge fell short. The Broncs now find themselves at 3-1.

University Of Wyoming Business Department Trying To Keep Up With The Times

The Dean of the University of Wyoming Business College Brent Hathaway visited Sheridan on Friday. The College is currently in the middle of a major re-model on the U-W campus. Hathaway says the college has traditionally graduated top-notch business people.

This Week's Poll Question Addresses Sheridan's Curfew Ordinance

Lately in Sheridan people have been concerned with the youth. One of the concerns is the curfew. In Sheridan, thirteen-year-olds and younger have to be home by 9:30 pm on school nights, and 10:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Fourteen to eighteen-year-olds need to be home by 10:30 pm on school nights, and 12:00 midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and summer months.

September 19th

Saturday, Sept. 19th

LOCAL SPORTS - The Sheridan Broncs took to the road Friday night for a game against the Rock Springs Tigers. Sheridan Media's Trevor Jackson has a recap.

September 18th

Cars, Child Seats and Pet Products Put to the Test: Toxins Found

Wyoming residents now have a way to do a safety check on common items, such as children's toys, women's purses, pet products and cars. In fact, thousands of items have been tested for lead, mercury, arsenic and other chemicals and metals, and in some cases, hazardous levels were found.