Archive - Apr 28, 2016 - News

An Overwhelming Show of Community Support

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Thursday evening, the crowd surpassed one thousand for VOA’s Empty Bowl Fundraiser, and Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott was there and brings us the story.

Herrera Takes Stand in Defense

Clayvin Herrera took the witness stand in his own defense Thursday afternoon, testifying that he didn't intend to hunt in Wyoming, and that he wasn't in Wyoming when he shot the elk that he's charged with poaching in January 2014.

Big Horn Basque Club May Host 2017 NABO Convention

Basque dancers during the NABO Parade in Buffalo, 2011.

Planning has apparently begun for Buffalo's Big Horn Basque Club to host the North American Basque Organizations (NABO) annual convention in the summer of 2017.

Move-In For New Nursing Home May Be Delayed

Johnson County Hospital District Board

The date for moving into the new Amie Holt Care Center, the new two-story nursing home facility nearing completion at the Johnson County Healthcare Center, may have to be pushed back from its current May 25th tentative schedule.

Fink Gives Report On Airport Board To Commissioners

Gerald Fink

Johnson County Airport Board Chairman Gerald Fink gave an update to the county commissioners on the recent airport board meeting, touching on amounts they could charge for future hangar leases to ongoing work being done by the county at the airport.

InfraGard Training Coming to Sheridan

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Forward Sheridan CEO Jay Stender (Photo Ron Richter ©)

The FBI’s InfraGard team from Denver will be in Sheridan next week to conduct a free cybersecurity training session at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

Sheridan Man Sentenced for Felony Domestic Battery

A sentencing hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 29-year-old Dustin Morris of Sheridan. Morris was charged last September with Felony Domestic Battery.

Change of Plea Hearing Held in District Court

A change of plea hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 38-year-old Craig Fox of Sheridan. Fox pleaded guilty to two counts of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.

Herrera Trial Continues

The circuit court trial of Crow tribal member Clayvin Herrera on charges involving poaching continued Thursday morning with cross-examination of Wyoming Game Warden Dustin Shorma and testimony by state Game and Fish Wildlife Investigator Scott Abell.

Grizzlies at Risk on 2 Million Acres

Posted in - Wyoming will “discourage” grizzly bears — likely by hunting — from thousands of square miles they currently occupy in the Yellowstone ecosystem, state officials said recently while describing pending plans.