Archive - Dec 18, 2013

Toys for Tots Giveaway Approaches

(Photo by Ron Richter)

The local Toys for Tots giveaway is set to take place this Saturday in Sheridan between 9 and 7 at Cloud Peak Initiatives, which is located at 151 West Brundage Street.

VISTA Volunteer Helps Senior Center Expand Services

VISTA volunteer Peter Clark -- Photo by Pat Blair

Sheridan's Senior Center is working on expanding its services to more residents of Sheridan County with the aid of new VISTA volunteer Peter Clark. VISTA stands for Volunteers in Service to America and is a federal program, founded in 1965 to fight poverty.

State Education Director Discusses Department Goals

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Wyoming Department of Education Director Richard Crandall (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Education)

In late June of this past summer, Governor Matt Mead appointed Richard Crandall to run the Wyoming Department of Education. Crandall, an Arizona Senator, recently explained what landed him in the Cowboy State.

Harry Filcaske

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Graveside funeral services for Harry Filcaske, 89 year old Buffalo man who passed away December 15th at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held in Willow Grove Cemetery in June of 2014 on a date to be announced. Donations in Mr. Filcaske’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.

State Legislators Gear up for Budget Session

State Representative Kathy Coleman (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Legislative Service Office)

In less than two months, Wyoming lawmakers will convene in Cheyenne for the budget session. State Representative Kathy Coleman said that she expects the Governor's proposed pay raises to be a contentious issue during the session.

Commission Approves Flood Map

Steve Maier is the commission chairman. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

After months of public discussions, the Sheridan County Commission approved a flood plan Tuesday during a regular monthly meeting.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Winter Stay Overs

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A small flock of mallards spends the winter hanging out in the cul-de-sac on Ridgeway Avenue in Sheridan. (Photo by Pat Blair)

A small flock of mallards spends the winter hanging out in the cul-de-sac on Ridgeway Avenue in Sheridan. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Extension Finally Moves to New Office

UW extension educator Scott Hininger carries load into new quarters. (Photo by Pat Blair)

After months of working out of boxes at the Sheridan County Courthouse, extension educator Scott Hininger and his staff are settling into their new offices in Sheridan College's Watt Regional Ag Center.

Wednesday 12-18-13

County Commissioners

Mary Bernice Marshall

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Mary Bernice Marshall died December 17, 2013 in her home in Sheridan, Wyoming. She was surrounded by family, and her death was beautiful, peaceful, and characteristic of the dignity with which she lived her life.