Archive - Dec 21, 2011

Christmas Lights are shining!

Merry Christmas!!
Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Weather May Have Played a Role in Two Wyoming Highway Fatalities

Weather may have played a role in two Wyoming Highway Fatalities

Icy roadways appeared to have played a role in a one-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday morning two miles north of Ranchester on Interstate 90 in Sheridan County.

Governor Mead Asks for More Thorough Testing of Wells in Pavillion

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has asked for the Environmental Protection Agency's cooperation in scientific review of groundwater analysis.

SPD on Cell Phone Use While Driving

The Sheridan Police Department says they are aware that cell phone use while driving is becoming more of a problem and possibly causing accidents, but adds that the violation is tough to detect.

“Wise Men's Night Out”

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“Wise Men's Night Out”

The last “Men's Night Out” in Downtown Sheridan will take place Thursday evening, giving those looking for last minute gifts a chance to wrap-up their shopping before Christmas.

Phase One of Wyoming-Park Project Nearly Complete

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Phase one of the Wyoming Park project in Sheridan has went well.

Phase one of the multi-phase Wyoming Park Project in Sheridan got under way this past summer, and aside from a little bit of a setback courtesy of Mother Nature, the initial phase of the project is all but done. City of Sheridan Engineer Lane Thompson.

Renovated Youth Room Opens in Ranchester

Jake Moore uses his artistic abilities to draw on the chalk wall in the newly remodeled youth room at the TRVCC in Ranchester. (TRVCC photo)

The Tongue River Valley Community Center has renovated the existing youth room at its Ranchester location as they look to offer more to teenagers.

Donald Junior Grimes

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Donald Junior Grimes passed away on December 11, 2011, at the VA Mountain View Living Center in Sheridan, Wyoming. He was 89.


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Funeral services for Glenn Sandefur, 39 year old Buffalo man who passed away in Moorcroft, Wyoming, will be held Friday, December 30th at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Brian Jarvis officiating. Inurnment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral.

Helen M. Swank

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Helen Matson Olson Swank was born July 7, 1924 to Lyman and Susie Matson in Ferndale, Michigan, one of eleven children. Helen married Forrest Olson on October 17, 1945 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Helen and Forrest had two sons, Donald Olson and Darrell Olson, both of Sheridan, Wyoming.