Archive - Jul 22, 2010

Pretrial Conference Held for Kidnapping Suspect

A Pretrial Conference for a man charged with Kidnapping was held in District Court Thursday.
A Pretrial Conference for a man charged with Kidnapping was held in District Court Thursday.

A Pretrial Conference was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday for Montana resident Kevin Fuller, who is charged with kidnapping his girlfriend, Dawn Turner August, 7th 2009 in Sheridan. Prosecuting Attorney Matt Redle's motion for a continuance was reluctantly granted by Judge John Fenn, as the two day trial is now set to begin October 4th.

Searchers Find Body of Climber in Grand Teton

16 injured climbers were rescued by helicopter in Grand Teton National Park this week . (AP Courtesy Photo)
16 injured climbers were rescued by helicopter in Grand Teton National Park this week . (AP Courtesy Photo)

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Rescue workers have found the body of a missing climber who fell over a cliff during a thunderstorm while climbing a mountain at Grand Teton National Park. Park spokeswoman Bobbie Visnovske says searchers on a helicopter found the body of 21-year-old Brandon Oldenkamp on Thursday morning.

Early Morning Structure Fire

Damage from a fire to a garage at 2005 Liberty Court in Sheridan.
Damage from a fire to a garage at 2005 Liberty Court in Sheridan.

Crews with Sheridan Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 2005 Liberty Court in Sheridan just before 2 am Thursday morning. Sheridan Fire Marshal Brian Songer explains what happened.

Josephine Anderson

Josephine Anderson, 100, of Thermopolis, WY died Thursday, July 22, 2010, in Westview Health Care Center, Sheridan, WY.

Cremation has taken place. Inurnment of her cremains will be in Kemmerer Cemetery, Kemmerer, WY. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home, Sheridan.

David Shaffer

David Shaffer, 52, of Sheridan, WY died Friday, July 16, 2010, in his Sheridan home.

Cremation has taken place. Inurnment of his cremains will be in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, SD. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.

New Child Advocacy Director Proves the Importance of “Showing Up”

The new Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns Executive Director made her debut this week, accepting a $50,000 grant from the Department of Family Services.

School District 2 Board Adopts '10-'11 Budget

Sheridan County School District 2 Business Manager Roxie Taft.

Sheridan County School District 2 trustees met for their budget adoption meeting Wednesday evening. The General Fund FY11 Budget in Revenues is $42,602,806 and the FY11 Expenditure Budget is $42,895,000. Expenditures are higher than revenue because assessed value in Sheridan County decreased over 32%.

Rodeo Wrap Up Part A

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Chase Erickson from Almo, Idaho displays concentration

Displaying a little C & C - Concentration & Courage
Displaying a little C & C - Concentration & Courage

Public Pulse - Thursday 07/22/10

Senior Center / Bruce Brown, Candidate for State Auditor

The Sheridan County Library System Has A New Director—Possibly

The Sheridan County Library Board of Trustees made an offer to the potentially new Library Director Thursday morning. Library Trustee, Tony Wendtland:

He adds that if Siebersma accepts the position, they are not certain when he would be available to start. The current Director, Cathy Butler, is scheduled to remain in the position through August.