Archive - May 12, 2014 - News

Commission Puts Coroner on Salary

The Sheridan County Commission changed the course of the coroner’s office today by setting a salary for the elected official.

State Grant Covers Tie Hack Dam Inspection Cost

Buffalo City Council

Larry Joubert, sitting in for absent City Works Director Les Hook, gave the department's report to the Buffalo City Council at their last meeting.

School District Rehires Johnson

Former Athletic Director Jan Johnson has been re-hired by the Johnson County School District. Her hiring was approved by the school board at their meeting Monday night.

Hicks Discusses Status Of Lake DeSmet

Johnson County Commissioner Jim Hicks updated the other commissioners on the current status of Lake DeSmet now that the 99-year water lease agreement with the Wyoming Game And Fish Commission has been signed.

Land Trust Invites You to Unplug for a Week

A local non-profit group has a week of events planned that encourage outdoor activities. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Governor Releases Liquefied Natural Gas Report

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released a report Monday indicating that the state is well positioned to be a leader in developing a liquefied natural gas industry for high horsepower uses.

Chamber Luncheon Features Lottery CEO

Jon Clontz is the CEO of the Wyoming lottery. (Photo by Pat Blair)

With the Sheridan Holiday Inn playing host to the Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show, this month's Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon has been moved to the Historic Sheridan Inn.

Little Wyoming Baby Girl Kissed by the Pope in Rome

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Bill Sniffin

Some day little Theresa Freeh will realize what a special little girl she was on that Wednesday when Pope Francis kissed her.

She was among 800,000 people crowding the Vatican in the center of Rome during the sainthood ceremonies recently where two former popes were canonized.

Marble Championships Draw Rollers

Second-graders Jillian Lawler and Aristin Elder compete to see who goes first in the marble-shooting competition. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan fourth-grader James Holst is this year's Sheridan City Marble Champion.

Texting While Driving Tickets on Rise

Sheridan Police Chief Rich Adriaens was a guest recently on our Public Pulse news talk show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Texting while driving has become a growing problem, locally. Chief Rich Adriaens of the Sheridan police force said his department has written 24 tickets for texting over the latest three-year period of tallies, which was since 2010 when the law was enacted through the end of last year.