Archive - Dec 16, 2015

Power Outage at High School to Replace Equipment

A power outage at Sheridan High School in Sheridan Wednesday afternoon was to allow Montana-Dakota Utilities to replace a burned out meter.

WyoLotto Powerball Player from Sheridan Wins $15K

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A WyoLotto Powerball player from Sheridan has won the lucky draw.

UW Presidential Hopeful Advocates Consistency

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University of Wyoming presidential candidate Jeremy Haefner, sitting provost at Rochester Institute of Technology, speaks at a staff forum during the open search for the UW's next president. Trustees aim to make a selection on Friday. (WyoFile/Gregory Nickerson)

by Gregory Nickerson |

University of Wyoming presidential prospect Jeremy Haefner spoke to the benefits of an open search at the third and final public forum with candidates Monday. The provost from New York’s Rochester Institute of Technology said he liked meeting students and faculty in public.

Winter Storm Keeps Patrol Busy

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Yesterday's winter storm kept all members of the Wyoming Highway Patrol busy.

Sheridan Man Found Guilty of Aggravated Robbery

A Sheridan man accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint has been found guilty of aggravated robbery.

Sheridan County’s Southeast Water District Could be Dissolved

A water and sewer district that serves the southeast side of Sheridan could be dissolved if state reporting requirements are not met.

Game Official Says Lakes Aren’t Yet Frozen for Ice Fishing

Yes, the colder weather is blowing in, but the waters on most of Wyoming’s lower lakes in the region are not yet frozen for ice fishing.

Patrol’s Breakfast for Veterans is This Morning

UPDATE: The Wyoming Highway Patrol Association’s holiday breakfast for veterans, we announced earlier in the week, will be held this morning at the Best Western on Main Street in Sheridan.

City Issues Snow Route Alert

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Street crews with the City of Sheridan began picking up snow from curb-to-curb throughout the overnight as part of the “snow alert” issued by the city Tuesday.

Local Business Owner Talks Genetically Modified Organisms

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Co-Owner of Golden Rule Grocers in Sheridan Melissa Smith stocks the shelves. (Photo by Hannah Stepenoff

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, nearly 80 percent of processed foods in our country are genetically modified. Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs, are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering.