Archive - Oct 4, 2010

City Council Approves $3.5 Million Grant Application

City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson
City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The Sheridan City Council approved a $3.5 million grant application through the State Land and Investment Board at their meeting Monday night. The grant would help cover costs to pay for Federally mandated upgrades to both the Sheridan and Big Goose Water Treatment plants to guard against cryptosporidium and giardia.

Jeep Accident Ends Tragically

Sheridan Police Detective Sgt. Tom Henry

Tragedy came to a young married couple in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 2nd. Detective Sgt. Tom Henry with the Sheridan Police Department describes the incident.

Public Pulse - Monday 10/04/10

Library / Advocacy & Resource Center-Domestic Violence Awareness Month

MAXINE ALLGOOD

Private family interment for Maxine Allgood, 73 year old Thermopolis woman who passed away late Thursday evening at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, Wyoming, will be held by her family in the Thermopolis Cemetery. Donations in Mrs. Allgood’s memory may be made to the Hot Springs Memorial Hospital in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

JOHN P. MARTON

Mass of Christian Burial for John P. Marton, 84 year old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away suddenly Friday morning at his home in Buffalo will be celebrated Wednesday, October 6 at 10 am from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. A Vigil Service will be held and the Rosary will be recited Tuesday, October 5, 6:00 pm at the Catholic Church.

PAT JARRARD

Funeral services for Pat Jarrard, 80 year old Kaycee woman who passed away Friday at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, will be held Thursday, October 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Harold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with Kathleen Jarrard and Charlie Firnekas officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00p.m.

Putting on the Pink

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Putting on the Pink
Putting on the Pink

“Step Up for Wyoming Children” Week

It's all about Wyoming's children with this organization, headquartered in Cheyenne.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Mountain View and Evanston, WY – Children take center stage for Wyoming's 3rd Annual “Step Up for Wyoming Kids” Week, held through this Saturday across the state. Carnivals, candidate forums and information fairs are on tap, focusing on how decisions made by elected leaders affect kids – whether it be in the classroom or the justice they find at the courthouse.

Poll Question: Cyber Bullying Legal Ramifications

Chart showing the differences between confrontational bullying and cyberbullying.

Two weeks ago, as the result of being “outed” via the Internet, an 18-year-old Rutgers University student killed himself by jumping off a bridge. His roommate and another student allegedly videotaped the young man in bed with another male, and then posted it on the web.

Ornament Shortage Feared for Capitol Christmas Tree

Wyoming residents! Ornaments are needed by October 15th!

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - An Engelmann spruce from Wyoming headed to Washington as the national Christmas tree needs a little help - ornaments from its home state.

Officials say they've received only about 10% of the 6,000 ornaments Wyoming needs to send to Washington for its U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and seventy-five companion trees to be displayed in federal buildings.