Archive - Sep 17, 2010 - News

Two Arraignments Held in District Court Thursday

36-year-old Sheridan resident Jason Lyles was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. Lyles is charged with two felonies; Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine; and Endangering Children.

Sheridan Travel & Tourism Entertains Europeans

Penny Becker, Director of Sheridan Travel & Tourism

It's been a busy week for Penny Becker, Director of Sheridan Travel & Tourism. She explains.

James Mack Has Initial Appearance In Circuit Court

James Mack has his initial appearence in Circuit Court on a felony cruelty to animals charge.
James Mack has his initial appearence in Circuit Court on a felony cruelty to animals charge.

64-year-old Sheridan resident James Mack had his initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday on a felony Aggravated Cruelty to Animals charge. On July 26th, 2010, Mack allegedly beat a fawn to death in the front yard of his home on Thurmond Avenue in Sheridan. Mack was initially cited by the Wyoming Game and Fish and the State for two misdemeanors.

Woman Injured at Street Festival

A Sheridan man was arrested Thursday evening after running a barricade at the 3rd Thursday Street Festival, causing injury to a bystander.

45-year-old Sheridan area resident Jerry Lee Larsen was arrested after a traffic crash Thursday night. A media release from the Sheridan Police Department indicates that Larsen allegedly crashed his car into barricades at Main and Alger Streets, at approximately 7:30 pm Thursday evening.

A Centenary Celebration

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey enjoys the "far-out" speech given by Mayor Cosmo, teletransported from Sheridan 2110 to celebrate City Hall's 100th Birthday.

It was a celebration like no other Thursday night as dignitaries from the past, present, and future descended on Sheridan’s City Hall as it marked its hundredth year standing tall on Grinnell Plaza.  Mayor Dave Kinskey tells us what the celebration was about.

Last 3rd Thursday Street Festival

One of the many vendors "brightening up" Historic Downtown Sheridan at the final 3rd Thursday Street Festival for 2010.

What a way to finish off its second year, with a success.  The last 3rd Thursday Street Festival brought out people by the hundreds filling Grinnell Plaza and most of Main Thursday evening.

Event coordinator Julie Davidson was thrilled with the attendance.

Truck Hits Parade Float; Injures Several Children

Seal of the Crow Nation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Officials say several third-graders were injured in Crow Agency when a pickup truck hit the float they were riding on before a parade meant to celebrate Native American Week.

Crow School Principal Gene Grose says the pickup hit a decorated flatbed carrying about forty students Thursday morning. Witnesses say they think the pickup was traveling at about 35 mph.

Sheridan County Tax Appeals Considered Today

Sheridan County Commissioners took off their “commissioner hats” and put on their Board of Equalization hats Thursday. Chairman Steve Maier:

Testimony regarding the contested tax assessment for property owned by Michael Watkins and another two properties owned by William Doenz is expected to continue through Friday morning.

What Do You Think About Sheridan, Gillette and Buffalo Colleges?

Northern Wyoming Community College District is currently looking to hear what you think about our local colleges. Wendy Smith, Director of Marketing and Public Information for Sheridan College, explains why the District is currently seeking comments from the public:

Sheridan College Enrollment Is Up

Confusion about student enrollment at Sheridan College was addressed at the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board meeting Thursday night. Sheridan College President Paul Young told the board that the important numbers to consider when evaluating the college's capacity are enrollment numbers, not headcount: