Archive - Mar 18, 2016

Mayor Heath Won’t Seek Another Term

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Sheridan Mayor John Heath (Photo by Ron Richter)

Sheridan Mayor John Heath made the announcement Friday that he won’t be running for the position of mayor of Sheridan in this year's election. Heath said that it’s time for some new blood at City Hall.

Sharon Osborn

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Funeral services for Sharon Osborn, 71 year old Buffalo woman who passed away quietly at the Johnson County Health Care Center Thursday evening, surrounded by her family, will be held Friday, March 25, at 2:00 p.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel with Father Doug Wasinger officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library Receives Check

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The latest Dining for a Cause fundraiser at Frackelton's restaurant in downtown Sheridan raised $11,307.94 for the Friends of the Library organization. The funds will benefit the Sheridan County Public Library system.

From left to right: Sheridan Media GM Bob Grammens, Sheridan Fulmer Library Director Cameron Duff, Bernie Spielman with the Sheridan-Johnson Community Foundation, Friends of the Library Board Member Nancy Elliott, Cloud Peak Energy Communications and Media Representative Michelle Butler, outgoing Friends of the Library President Aimee Bolton, Frackelton's Service Manager Cody Davey, Frackelton's GM Dave Youngren and Frackelton's Owner Kim Love. (Photo Ron Richter ©)
Cloud Peak Energy provided a $15,000 match to go along with the funds raised from the latest Dining for a Cause at Frackelton's. Pictured from left to right: Friends of the Library board member Nancy Elliott, Cloud Peak Communications and Media Representative Michelle Butler, outgoing Friends President Aimee Bolton and Sheridan Fulmer Library Director Cameron Duff. (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Wyoming Could Hunt Grizzlies in Fall of ’17

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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. |

Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a draft grizzly bear conservation plan Tuesday that could result in a proposal to hunt bears as early as the fall of 2017.

How would you rate the way the Legislature handled the state budget deficit?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
4% (19 votes)
16% (76 votes)
27% (127 votes)
44% (209 votes)
8% (40 votes)
Total votes: 471

Elks Name Smith Officer of Year

Pictured from left are Elks Lodge Member Mike Hamilton, Detective Smith, and Elks member Bill Dahlin. (Photo submitted)

A local detective who's served for nearly a decade on the Sheridan police force received honors, recently.

SAWS Joint Powers Board Still Eyeing Consolidation

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board continues to weigh the options of consolidating to have the City of Sheridan take over full ownership of the water system that serves both city and county residents.

Police Station Remodel Geared Toward Efficiency

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A remodel of the Sheridan Police Department is expected to begin in a about a month from now according to Police Lieutenant Tom Ringley. Making the building more efficient is what they hope to achieve with the remodel.

Changes to Senior Center Access Due to Day Break Construction

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The west access to the Sheridan Senior Center’s parking lot and Whitney Commons will close on Monday due to construction work on the Center’s new Day Break Facility.