Archive - Nov 23, 2016

No Injuries in Gas Fire at Construction Area Next to Sheridan Memorial Hospital

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Sheridan Fire and Rescue was paged to a report of a gas leak in the construction area next to Sheridan Memorial Hospital late Wednesday afternoon. According to Captain Gary Harnish, there were no injuries.

Overtime Regulations Blocked in Federal Court

A federal court is blocking implementation of a regulation that would make an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay. The U.S.

Charles Albert Shepard

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Charles Albert Shepard, 69, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at the Sheridan VA Medical Center.

Services with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Mountainview Fellowship Baptist Church at 54 W. 8th St., Sheridan, WY, with Pastor Jim Coonis officiating.

Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.

Winner of the Bloedorn Lumber Grill-Friend Contest

Wednesday, the Bloedorn Lumber Me and My Grill-Friend Contest winner was awarded the package that is valued at over $800. Of the 97 entries, Jeremiah Carmona was the winner of the random draw.

Christmas Stroll Buttons Still Available

On Friday, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Stroll will take place from 4-8pm on Sheridan’s Main Street. According to Dixie Johnson, CEO of the Chamber, they still have buttons available for $5 at the chamber office.

Paul J. Kawulok

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Paul J. Kawulok, 86, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016, at his residence. He was born on December 11, 1929, in Kleenburn, WY, to parents Paul and Mary (Tkach) Kawulok. He married Barbara Kriz in Sheridan, WY.

Wyoming News Update

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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

Stopka, Obermueller Working On Enplanements

Sheridan County Airport Manager John Stopka said this week he isn't quite sure how the goal of 10,000 commercial enplanements will be met by the end of this year.

Dayton to Hold Public Meeting on Development Plan

Dayton Mayor Norm Anderson. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Dayton's town council will convene a special meeting next week to present the town's community development plan to the public for review and comments.

Hot Tamale Louie Was Local Legend

Miniature of statue of Hot Tamale Louie to be placed in downtown Sheridan. (Courtesy photo)

Sheridan's Public Arts Committee is planning to buy a statue that will be placed in downtown Sheridan to honor one of the city's early day residents who became a legend. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.