Archive - Mar 2011

Almost 120-years Old and Still Looking Great

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Sitting in what could perhaps be the last major snowfall of the season the Ranch House on the Quarter Circle A Ranch that we commonly refer to as Bradford Brinton is in good hands and well kept as it approaches its 120-years of existence.

Almost 120-years Old and Still Looking Great

Sheridan County School District No. 2 on Retreat

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Graduation rates were among the topics discussed by the District 2 board at their annual retreat held Saturday at "The Ranch At Ucross."

Sheridan County School District No. 2 on Retreat

Harold Grinnell

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Harold Grinnell, 93 of Sheridan, WY died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Harold was born June 4, 1917, in Sheridan to Lawrence & Elda (Fleischer) Grinnell.

Lawrence "Larry" Jacobsen

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Lawrence "Larry" Jacobsen, 58, of Story passed away at his residence on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

A visitation for Larry will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Kane Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life for Larry will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2011 from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Wagon Box in Story, WY.

Meeting of the Minds at City Hall

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The City of Sheridan held a special media event Wednesday that included City Councilmen, The Mayor, various departmend heads, and the Police and Fire chiefs.

When the sales tax revenues came in for the month of January for the City of Sheridan, it was quite the eye opener as the deposit was much lower than what was projected.

Drug Take-Back Coming Up

Sheridan Police Evidence Technician, Steve Johnson, stands by the prescription drug drop box, located in the Police Station lobby. There is also a drop box in the lobby of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office.

Coming up April 30th, the Sheridan Police Department will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. They held a similar event in September, and hope to hold them twice a year – once in the spring and once in the fall.

It's Big, It's Red, and It's Now Here

The new fire training trailer parked in front of Sheridan Fire Rescue.

During the early afternoon hours Wednesday, Sheridan Fire Rescue received quite the large package in the form of a 53 foot bright red fire training trailer. SFR Division Chief Terry Lenhart says that the trailer is the first of its kind for Sheridan.

W.A.T.C.H. Students Pledge to be Drug-Free

About thirty SHS students signed Drug-Free Lifestyle pledges at the We Are the Change (WATCH) event March 30th.

With District 2 and City Dignitaries looking on, students from “We Are the Change”, or W.A.T.C.H., at Sheridan High School took part in a special pledge signing Thursday morning on the SHS Mezzanine.

CASA to Honor 2011 “Champion for Children”

CASA's 2010 Champion of Children, Tom Racette, will bestow the 2011 honor to Pam Emerson at the annual "Light of Hope" Breakfast April 29th.

Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns, or CASA, is hosting the 3rd Annual Light of Hope breakfast is coming up at the end of April. Each year, a “champion for children” is honored, and this year, CASA's Susie Cannon tells us.

Representative Lummis Opposes Driving Tax Proposal

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis recently offered her opinion on the Fox Business News Channel about the Congressional Budget Office's proposal to tax drivers based on the amount of miles they drive. Lummis says that the proposal is terrible.