Archive - Oct 27, 2009 - News

Sheridan Recreation District To Hold Halloween Carnival This Saturday

The Sheridan Recreation District will be hosting a Halloween Carnival this Saturday. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says all kids ages 9 and under are welcome.

Senator Enzi Speaks Out On Health Care Bills

The topic of health-care reform is once again taking center stage in Washington D.C. Tuesday, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi expressed his disapproval on the floor of the Senate about the current health-care reform bill.

Enzi went on to highlight 10 provisions in the majority's health care bills that would drive up health care costs for American families.

Three Defendants Enter Pleas In Ernst Murder Case

Three Sheridan teens made their first appearance in 4th Judicial District Court on Tuesday. 19-year-old Dennis Poitra, Jr., 16-year-old Wyatt Bear Cloud, and 16-year-old Dharminder Vir Sen were arraigned before District Court Judge John Fenn. All three men are charged with 1st Degree Murder or Accessory to 1st Degree Murder in the August 26th shooting death of Sheridan resident Robert Ernst.

Daylight Savings Time is Here!

Remember to set your clocks back an hour this weekend. The official time is at 2am on the fist Sunday in November. For more information head on over to

City Council To Consider Sewer Service Agreement With Trailer Park

The Sheridan City Council considered a request to extend sewer services over 3 quarters of a mile to service the Woodland Park Village Trailer Court at their last City Council meeting. They tabled the request at that time. Tonight, the Council will hold a special session to consider the request again.

Man Arrested For Firing Taser During Barfight

A Sheridan man was arrested Saturday night after an altercation at Willey’s Lounge. 54-year-old Timothy Schaeffer made his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court yesterday to face charges of aggravated assault and battery. Schaeffer is alleged to have been involved in an argument during a card game at the bar on Saturday.

Greenhouse Project Needs To Raise Millions By March

Over the last year much of the preliminary work for the Sheridan Greenhouse Project has been taken care of. Land was donated to the facility. The local zoning was changed to accommodate multi family residential housing. Guy Fowler tells us what makes Greenhouse Living in different from other nursing facilities.

Ice Rink Should Open For Season Next Month

We’ve already had a taste of winter here in Sheridan, so it should be no surprise that the Sheridan Ice Rink is getting ready for their season. In fact, activity sign-ups are coming up next week. Sheridan Ice’s Dave Lawson says the recent upgrades to the rink should make for a better season for most activities.

City Council Gets Update On LINCS Program

The Sheridan Senior Center helps to provide community services to people that may have trouble getting the help they need on their own. One of those programs is called LINCS, which stands for Linking INdividuals to Community Services.