Archive - Jun 8, 2016

Historian Talks About Mountain Men

Mountain man historian David Schellinger at his presentation Wednesday. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The state of Wyoming hosted a special program this week. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has the story.

Gordon: Wyoming Better Off Than Some

State Treasurer Mark Gordon speaks at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon says Wyoming is extraordinarily fortunate, and better off than some other energy-producing states in the nation in terms of available funds.

SAWS Board Acknowledges Receipt of Budget

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board acknowledged receipt of the budget for the coming year but did not accept the budget pending answers to questions from at least some board members.

Sheridan PD’s Lt. Koltiska Receives an Award from Governor Mead

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Sheridan Police Department’s Lt. Travis Koltiska received an award in recognition of his invaluable assistance to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for his outstanding efforts in the investigation and prosecution of the United States versus Joel Elliott.

Community Shows Support for Assault Victim

On Tuesday night, many Sheridan residents flocked to the Black Tooth Brewery for the Love on Clayton night. This event was created to raise money for Clayton Denny who was the victim of an assault behind Sheridan's Beaver Creek Saloon last month.

Virtual Food Drive Started By Sheridan Native Ends This Week

Wyoming’s coal industry was hit hard over the past couple of months and that prompted Sheridan resident Joe Evers, and his colleague Melissa Lyon, a Rock Springs Native, to start a virtual food drive.

Game Warden Provides Bear Safety Tips

Last week’s sighting of a young black bear in south Sheridan was a reminder that living near the Big Horn Mountains means that large predators can show up unexpectedly within the city.

3rd Thursday Remains Mostly Unchanged

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In June of 2009, the first 3rd Thursday street festival took place in downtown Sheridan. Since that time, the festival, which takes place June through September, has grown in size and popularity.

Fatality Confirmed at Yellowstone

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(Photo Ron RIchter ©)

Rangers with Yellowstone National Park have confirmed the death of 23-year-old Colin Nathaniel Scott, after he walked off the designated boardwalk, slipped and fell into a hot spring at the Norris Geyser Basin Tuesday.