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October 18th

U.S. House Candidate David Wendt: “I'm A Fiscal Conservative”

Wyoming U.S. Representative Candidate, David Wendt

David Wendt was the sole candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives at Monday's election forum at Sheridan College, as Wyoming's current U.S. Representative, Cynthia Lummis, was not in attendance.

Education? Taxes? Healthcare? SLIB? Candidates Discuss “The Issues” At Sheridan College

Sheridan County Commissioners Candidates

With just two weeks to go before the general election, the first of two candidate panels, sponsored by the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce, was held at Sheridan College last night. Candidates for the national and state races, as well as Sheridan County Commissioners were Monday's panel speakers. So how successful were last night's panelists in persuading audience members?

City Council Overrides Planning Commission's Decision

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Sheridan City Councilor Ryan Mulholland
Sheridan City Councilor Ryan Mulholland

The Sheridan City Council Monday night considered an appeal regarding the Planning and Zoning Commission's denial of a building permit for a light manufacturing building to be constructed on the Hi-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.

Sheridan College to Expand Culinary Program

Last week we told you about Sheridan College's long term plan to build an Academic Center on campus to compensate for growth at the College. While that facility may be years down the road, there are other things going on at the College that are more immediate. The success of the Wyoming Culinary Institute has prompted officials from the College to look at possible areas of expansion.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Shifts Leadership

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board of Directors recently held their annual meeting to elect officers who will serve for the next year. WYO Rodeo Board member Tom Ringley explains that there will be new leadership on the Board for the coming year.

Chamber Looks for New Director

Janelle Anderson

As of today, Janelle Anderson is no longer Director of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Chamber of Commerce Board President Ryan Franklin explains the change.

Franklin said that the Board of Directors has appointed Teresa Detimore as the interim Chamber Director until the position can be permanently filled.

Dharminder Sen: In Limine Hearing

Dharminder Sen escorted into the Sheridan County Courthouse in August, 2009.

Diminished Capacity: in criminal law, the inability to have the state of mind required for the commission of a particular crime.

Intent: the state of mind wherein the person knows and desires the consequences of his or her act. For criminal liability, intent must exist at the time the offense is committed.

Poll Question: Fluoridated Water

Many years ago, fluoride was a part of Sheridan's water system, but then was removed. Now, there are some in town who would like to have fluoride put back into the water.

Lane Goldhammer Remembered

Ryan Carlson sends one toward the pins in memory of his best friend.

“Unseen, you're heard in our hearts, always loved, always missed.”  He’s not forgotten as friends and family gathered at Cloud Peak Lanes for fun, food, and togetherness, but more importantly, to remember Lane Goldhammer. 

Pumpkins at the Park

The top prize in the Adult division went to Michael Warnke, who is a Dallas Cowboys fan.

Kendrick Park was the site of the 2nd Annual Jodi’s Heart Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest this past Saturday afternoon.

Music, a spook house, and lunch were all part of the fun, but the gist of the afternoon was the fine array of jack-o-lanterns carved by the clients and public alike. 

A family event, contestants had to pay $1 to enter their prized pumpkins into the judging.