Archive - Mar 29, 2016 - News

Sheridan Fire-Rescue to Conduct Training

Sheridan Fire and Rescue will host a training exercise Saturday, and has invited all six Sheridan County fire districts, Rocky Mountain Ambulance and the Sheridan Police Department to participate.

Commissioners Eye County Election Budget

Sheridan County Election Supervisor Brenda Kekich said the election budget for the year that starts in July will be up 15 percent over last year.

Walk-in 'Whooping Cough' Clinic Offered This Week In Buffalo

Johnson County Public Health

From now through Friday, April 1st, Johnson County Public Health will be offering a walk-in clinic for sixth graders to get their TDAP (Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis) vaccines, also known as the “whooping cough” vaccine at no cost to the patient or their families.

Commissioner Tour Guide Retells Courthouse Shooting Incident

While taking a tour of the old jailhouse, I snapped a picture of Commissioner Terry Cram behind bars. (Photo Copyright Leslie Stratmoen)

Sheridan Media’s Leslie Stratmoen heard a story recently about a shooting at the county jail. Here’s the report.

State Graduation Rates Released

(Photo Ron Richter ©)

According to information released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education, graduation rates increased slightly for the 2014-2015 school year. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has more on the story.

Representative Madden Discusses the State’s Financial Future

It’s been almost a month since state lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 Budget Session in Cheyenne.

Governor Mead Visits Troops in Afghanistan

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In a statement released overnight, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead said he’s proud of the job being done by the military. His statement follows his recent trip to Afghanistan as part of a delegation to visit with deployed troops there.

Forest Service Seeking Public Comment on Proposal to Expand Outfitter and Guide Services

The Tongue Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest is seeking comments on a proposal to expand the permitted area for Wyoming’s Finest Outfitter’s guided archery and rifle hunts.

Hospital Proceeds With Medical Office Plans

As Sheridan Media reported earlier, trustees recently approved moving forward with plans for a new medical office building at the hospital. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair has more information.

Gillette Oil Company Owner Burned in Explosion

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The owner of an oil company is being treated for burns over 55 percent of his body after a fire at an oil treater plant in Gillette.