Sheridan County

Lane Goldhammer Remembered

Ryan Carlson sends one toward the pins in memory of his best friend.

“Unseen, you're heard in our hearts, always loved, always missed.”  He’s not forgotten as friends and family gathered at Cloud Peak Lanes for fun, food, and togetherness, but more importantly, to remember Lane Goldhammer. 

Pumpkins at the Park

The top prize in the Adult division went to Michael Warnke, who is a Dallas Cowboys fan.

Kendrick Park was the site of the 2nd Annual Jodi’s Heart Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Contest this past Saturday afternoon.

Music, a spook house, and lunch were all part of the fun, but the gist of the afternoon was the fine array of jack-o-lanterns carved by the clients and public alike. 

A family event, contestants had to pay $1 to enter their prized pumpkins into the judging.

Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle

Miss "V" - the Gypsy Cowbelle

The Sheridan County Museum will be celebrating history, culture and tradition this weekend with Miss “V” - the Gypsy Cowbelle, who will be bringing her signature “Cowbilly” music to Sheridan.

Nathan Doerr, Curator of Museum Education, describes this truly original guest.

Campaign Receipt Reports Due

Secretary of State Max Maxfield issued a reminder this week that state statutes require campaign Receipts Reports must be filed for this year's election by October 26th. Peggy Nighswonger, State Election Director:

Forage On Elk Refuge Slightly Below Average

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Biologists estimate that elk should have about 13,653 tons of forage on the National Elk Refuge heading into the winter. National Elk Refuge biologist Eric Cole says that's good news for the elk, even if the figure is slightly below the average of 14,348 tons.

Two Cheers for...Statistics?

You may not have heard the news yet, but this Wednesday is to be the first-ever World Statistics Day. Fifteen federal statistics agencies are hosting this week's event, which is called “National Statistics:Sound Science, Sound Policy, Strong Democracy,” and it will be held in Washington, DC.

UW Receives $3.2 million In Energy Research Grants

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - The University of Wyoming's School of Energy Resources has received $3.2 million in new solar energy research grants. One of the grants is $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy. The other is $750,000 from NASA.

PSC Dismisses Union Complaint

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Public Service Commission has dismissed a complaint from a union that claimed Rocky Mountain Power had retaliated against it for intervening in the power company's request for a rate hike. Reports state that the three-member commission on Thursday dismissed a complaint filed by the Utility Workers Union of America against Rocky Mountain Power.

Crimestoppers: Kendrick Park Vandalism

Your anonymous tip can help the Sheridan Police Department with the vandalism case at Kendrick Park.

City of Sheridan Park and Recreation personnel contacted the Sheridan Police Department this past week to alert them of a series of malicious destruction and vandalism that took place over the weekend of October 8th through the 10th at Kendrick Park in Sheridan. Sheridan Police Detective Sergeant Tom Henry fills us in on just what was done.

The Link – Partnership in Pink

October 23rd runners and walkers will gather at the Whitney Commons in Sheridan for the 2nd Annual Link - Partners in Pink event.

A year ago, Memorial Hospital decided in a fairly short number of days to put together a Pink Link run / walk as part of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Not knowing how the turnout would be with relatively short notice, organizers were stunned when over 600 people of all ages, shapes and sizes took part, with waves of pink moving over the route, despite less-than-ideal weather.

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