Archive - May 20, 2016

CHAPS Looking for Volunteers

CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy is looking to strengthen their organization by adding new volunteer board members. CHAPS is a non-profit committed to improving the lives of individuals with mental emotional and physical challenges.

Sheridan’s Jeans and Queens Square Dance Club Hosts 65th Annual Cowtown Hoedown

For six and a half decades the Sheridan Jeans and Queens Square Dance Club has hosted their Cowtown Hoedown. This weekend dancers from multiple states will gather for this year’s event. Jeans and Queens Secretary Jolene Burr.

Beverly Heggen Harris

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Beverly Heggen Harris. Beverly died on May 14, 2016 from an aggressive form of brain cancer.

Governor Mead Activates Personnel for Flood Response

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Governor Matt Mead has activated the Wyoming National Guard and has asked the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security to assist with flood prevention efforts in Carbon and Fremont Counties. Rising temperatures are expected to contribute to flood risk over the next few weeks.

Wyoming News Update

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Latest Wyoming news, sports, business and entertainment

Should President Obama visit Hiroshima?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Yes
39% (207 votes)
No
56% (299 votes)
Undecided
5% (28 votes)
Total votes: 534

Rex J. Davenport

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Rex J. Davenport, 54, of Sheridan, WY passed away May 19, 2016, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Rex was born June 16, 1961, in Oklahoma City, OK to Esther “Mitch” Byrley-Norris and Clarence Davenport. Rex enjoyed tinkering on motors, watching Nascar and listening to country music. Family and friends were the most important things to Rex. He was extremely proud of his children & grandchildren.

Verna Sethman

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Verna Sethman, 74, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at her residence. She was born on June 4, 1941, the daughter of Nis and Signe (Miller) Laursen in Cherokee, Iowa.

County Valuations Up, State Down From Last Year

The good news for Sheridan County, according to County Assessor Paul Fall, is that local property assessments are up more than 3 percent over values last year.