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10/22/14 10:43 AM
57-year-old Paul Brookhouse, who is accused of murdering James Lee Drake, 62, on Thursday, June 12, 2014 south of Sheridan, will be heading to the Wyoming State Hospital to receive a 90-day treatment for illness before he can stand trial. It was initially found that Brookhouse was unfit to stand trial for the murder. This week, Judge Shelley Cundiff, in discussing the case with County Attorney Matt Redle found Brookhouse should be made fit to stand trial and that the charges not be dropped.
10/22/14 09:54 AM
Both the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County Commissioners this week approved an agreed upon Joint Planning Area, which is located in the vicinity of Sheridan's city limits. City Planner Robert Briggs says the plan was done in conjunction with the County's comprehensive plan as well. The plan, which is built on an existing version from 2009, helps in a number of ways he says...
10/22/14 04:03 AM
If you're like me, October means its time to check out Netflix's collection of ghost hunting shows such as Ghost Adventures, who actually visited the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins (its a cool episode). Chances are if you have young ones, they're gearing up for a night of trick or treating and other fun activities that will come next Friday. The good news for those looking for things to do in the coming week that are Halloween related is Northeastern Wyoming is chalked full of events from Buffalo to Sheridan.
10/22/14 03:06 AM
November 4th is less than two weeks away, and more than 5% of registered voters in Wyoming have already voted. That's 12,000 individuals. This is according to the Wyoming Secretary of State's office. Clerks across the state have received 23,037 requests for abesentee ballots, says Max Maxfield. 12,743 of those have been received as of yesterday morning he added. A reminder, you can still vote ahead of time all the way up until November 3rd...
10/22/14 02:38 AM
As we previously mentioned, a majority of the Sheridan City Council meeting this week was dedicated to a resolution regarding retail liquor licenses. Chief of Staff Rich Adriaens gave a walk through of the resolution and its requirements regarding a proposed applicant. There are 11 different requirements of an applicant. The first of which is...
10/22/14 01:42 AM
The Buffalo City Council, in speaking with individuals involved with the youth of the community from the YMCA and Johnson County Prevention Management Organization, has created an ordinance that would prohibit the sale, possession and/or delivery of e-cigarettes to minors under 18. The ordinance adds e-cigarettes to Buffalo's existing tobacco codes. Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder...
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The Worland City Council was in regular session on Tuesday night, October 21 in the City Hall Chambers. 1st graders Addisyn Winkler and Tessa McClain from Daisy Troop 1631 began the meeting leading the Council and everyone else in attendance with the Pledge of Allegiance. Four bids were presented for 2 new Police Patrol vehicles. Later on in the meeting Police Chief Gabe Elliott recommended that
  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming juniors in high school to apply to be a Senate page for the spring session in Washington, DC. There are a total of 30 page positions in the United States Senate each session and the deadline for spring applications is Wednesday, November 5. 

“I am fortunate to have the opportunity to sponsor
Press Release. – Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upheld Wyoming’s plan for controlling emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) under the Clean Air Act’s regional haze program. Environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardians, challenged the EPA’s approval of Wyoming’s plan on the ground that the plan failed to
Local law enforcement would like to remind the public to be wary of phone and internet scams. Gillette Police Lieutenant Brent Wasson said a 57-year-old Gillette woman reported yesterday she had lost over $14,000 to a phone scam.

Wasson said the woman was contacted by two men with Middle Eastern accents who claimed to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The men told the woman she would
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Halloween: Do you?
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