Archive - Mar 10, 2010 - News

Arraignment Delayed For Sheridan Man Accused Of Murder

The arraignment of 28-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne on 1st Degree Murder charges has been delayed due to a motion filed by his Attorney Robert Jones. Jones requested that a competency evaluation be performed on his client.

SAWS Approves Cost Allocation For Crypto Project

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved the cost allocation agreement for the cryptosporidium project and the Big Goose Water Treatment Plant Clearwell. The City will pay for 81.1% of the cost of the project, while SAWS would pay 18.9%. SAWS Administrator Dave Engels says that the project is government mandated.

The Totals Are In For The Pennies For Presidents Day Fundraiser

The final numbers are in on the 7th annual Pennies for Presidents Day fundraiser that was held throughout the month of February. Sheridan Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins says that this year's numbers exceeded the total raised last year.

Local Unemployment Stats Are Out

The latest unemployment statistics for Wyoming's counties have just been released. Chanda Richards, who is the Sheridan Center Supervisor for Employment Services, gives us those numbers

Part of the reason Sheridan and Johnson unemployment rates have seen a sharper increase in unemployment, Chanda says

Fair Board Sponsors Open Forum

By Judy Hagerott

Communication, scheduling, and accessibility were the three main points of interest discussed at the open forum sponsored by the Sheridan County Fair Board last night at the Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

Immediate Plans For The Spray Park Have Been Shelved For Now

The City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Recreation District have come to a decision in regards to the proposed spray park in Thorn-Rider. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright.

The Names Have Been Released In Monday's Fatal Crash Near Buffalo

A head on collision Monday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Buffalo has claimed the life of 86-year-old Wanda Basham of Sheridan and 72-year-old Donna Smith from Gillette.

District 1 Experiences PAWS Technical Struggles

The March Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting was held on the Big Horn side Tuesday evening. Two student groups gave presentations. The first were students from the Big Horn High School Entrepreneurship Class, led by instructors Kathy Hecker and Bret Layher. Each year the class learns what it means to form, develop and run a company that sells a product.