Two new Big Horn County deputies graduate from academy
Two new Big Horn County Sheriff’s deputies were among the class of 64 that graduated from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA) Tuesday. The Big Horn County graduates were Christian Carnahan and Steven Lucas.
Big Horn County's Economic Outlook: Declining Unemployment and Strategies for Resilience
Big Horn County has shown promising signs of economic recovery, with the latest unemployment figures revealing a decline in the jobless rate to 2.6%, a slight yet encouraging 0.1 percentage point decrease from the previous month. Compared to the same period last year, the unemployment rate has dropped significantly by 1.1 percentage points. The total labor force now consists of 5,161 individuals, with only 133 community members without jobs. This positive shift is a result of growing employment opportunities in sectors such as construction, healthcare, and transportation, despite the county's historical reliance on the fossil fuel industry.
Cats in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in sheridan, WY?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around sheridan..
SMH doctor talks on addiction
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Doctor of Internal and Addiction Medicine Jason Ackerman made an appearance on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse to speak on addiction. According to Ackerman, his office sees an increase in patients during the winter season and holidays. Ackermans heads the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Addiction and Internal Medicine Clinic. He and his team provide hope and healing for patients suffering from substance abuse and addiction issues. The clinic provides care and medical treatment for patients experiencing opiate/narcotic/methamphetamine addiction, stimulant and alcohol abuse, tobacco, gambling, and other addiction issues.
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- October unemployment rate (preliminary): 2.3% --- 1-month change: Up 0.1 percentage points --- 1-year change: Down 0.9 percentage points - Total labor force: 16,424 people (371 unemployed)
Hardin girls, Lodge Grass boys earn season opening wins
BILLINGS- Hardin and Lodge Grass basketball began their 2023-2024 season on Tuesday night at First Interstate Arena with the Lady Bulldogs and Lodge Grass boys earning season opening wins. Hardin girls finished third in last season's Class A state tournament. They took on a feisty Lodge Grass program from Class...
SAGE Community Arts Member Pop-up Show opens Dec. 5
SAGE Community Arts is an organization dedicated to supporting, displaying and promoting local Sheridan Region artists. Executive Director Jill Benson stopped by Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse to announce the yearly exhibition that defines just what the arts organization is all about. J. Benson. Presented by Powder River Heating and...
Sheridan residents can help with Wreaths Across America on Dec. 16
On National Wreaths Across America Day, more than two million volunteers and supporters will gather to remember, honor and teach at more than 4,000 participating locations in all 50 states, at sea and abroad for the brave men and women who served this country in the armed services. Bev Leichtnam...
Appointments to Sheridan County Fair Board Tabled by Commission
Two separate appointments to the Sheridan County Fair Board were tabled by the county commission during their meeting Tuesday morning. Up for reappointment were Jack Wood and Brittany Gorzalka to three-year terms on the board, which would run from January 1, 2024 through January 3, 2027. Commissioner Holly Jennings made...
City Council Approves Winter Rodeo Resource Allocation and Second Reading of Ordinance to Rezone Properties on Dry Ranch Road
The Sheridan City Council at their business meeting Monday night approved a $5,000 resource allocation for the 2024 Sheridan WYO Winter Rodeo. There are a number of activities scheduled for the winter rodeo with the featured event being skijoring, which will take place February 10 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.
Snow patrol is searching for volunteers
Hub on Smith Volunteer Coordinator Marcie Morrow made an appearance on Sheridan Media’s Public Pulse to talk about the Snow Patrol. The Hub on Smith has partnered with the City of Sheridan to help coordinate snow removal services for those in need within the Sheridan community. M. Morrow. According...
New Year’s Eve Gala Benefits Dog and Cat Shelter in Sheridan
This New Year’s Eve, the Quintana Ballroom at 22 Timm Place, Sheridan, WY, will be the epicenter of a festive celebration with a purpose—the New Year’s Eve Gala Benefit for the local Dog and Cat Shelter. As attendees usher in 2024, they’ll be doing so with all-night entertainment, delectable cuisine from local chefs, and an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of animals in need.
Morning Sports: December 5, 2023
High School Winter Sports Season Starts Soon: The Wyoming High School Winter Sports Season starts this coming Thursday. In basketball, Sheridan will play 4 teams in 3 days at Riverton. They’ll play the host team on Thursday, and then they’ll also play Rawlins, Jackson and Star Valley…with 2 of those...
Lodge Grass man confesses to meth trafficking and assault on Crow Reservation
This article contains AI-assisted content. Billings, Montana - Wendell Monroe Lefthand, 54, from Lodge Grass on the Crow Indian Reservation, confessed to a major meth trafficking operation and assaulting a woman. He pleaded guilty to meth distribution, potentially facing a 10-year to life prison term, a $10 million fine, and five years of supervised release. Lefthand also admitted guilt in the assault case, which could lead to a maximum 10-year prison sentence, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. He is currently detained pending further legal proceedings.
History: Dull Knife Fight
In the 1964 movie, Cheyenne Autumn, with Richard Widmark and host of other name actors, it tells the story of the Cheyenne people’s desperate attempt to leave the hot, dry Oklahoma reservation to return to their homelands in the Yellowstone Country of Wyoming. The movie was based on the book of the same name by Mari Sandoz.
Sheriff King Laid to Rest
Big Horn County Sheriff Darrell King was laid to rest on Tuesday, November 29 after a funeral service with full military honors in front of hundreds of people at Lockwood High School. Curtis Yarlott, executive director of St. Labre Indian School said, spoke of King saying he was given the...
Weekly Safety Report: Interim Sheriff Sworn In and Memorial Service for Late Sheriff King Held in Hardin, Montana
This week in Hardin, Montana, two significant incidents occurred. The first incident involved the swearing-in of the Interim Sheriff, marking a transition in leadership within the county. The second incident was a memorial service held to honor the late Big Horn County Sheriff Darrell King, who tragically passed away in an on-duty vehicle accident. The service highlighted the risks associated with public safety roles and paid tribute to Sheriff King's remarkable achievements.
Today the gas price is close to $3.43 in Sheridan as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Sheridan Commission Approves 2024 Holiday Schedule
The Sheridan County Commission, during their Tuesday meeting, approved the Holiday Courthouse Closure Schedule for the coming year (2024). County Administrative Director Cameron Duff spoke about the schedule, explaining one change from the 2023 schedule. By Wyoming Statute, county officers shall keep their offices open during usual business hours of...
Santa Flies into Sheridan County Airport on Saturday
A warm day greeted the crowd at the Second Annual Santa Fly-in at the Sheridan County Airport. The terminal was filled with youngsters wanting to see Santa come into Sheridan via airplane, and to tell him their Christmas wishes. J.T. Grainer, founder of 307 Pilots Association said this about the...