Archive - May 2009

May 22nd

Will you vote to renew the CAP Tax in the August Election?

The Bank of Sheridan
Yes
100% (2 votes)
No
0% (0 votes)
Undecided
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2

May 21st

“EMPTY BOWL” FUNDRAISER FOR VOA COMMUNITY SHELTER

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall was the site Thursday night for the Volunteer's of America fundraiser for the Sheridan Community Shelter. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

SHERIDAN RECREATION DISTRICT TRIMS BUDGET FOR UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR

The Sheridan Recreation District's preliminary budget shows almost a one-hundred thousand dollar decrease when compared to last years budget. Recreation Director Richard Wright explains where the district had to do some trimming.

SENIOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS EVENT IS NEXT WEEK

The Sheridan Senior Center, YMCA, Sheridan Recreation District and Wyoming Rehab are once again coming together in a good health partnership to host the Senior Health and Wellness Days next Wednesday and Thursday in Sheridan.

May 20th

WYOMING HIGHWAY PATROL TO TAKE PART IN OPERATION CARE FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers will once again be participating in the National Operation CARE program for the Memorial Day weekend. Highway Patrol Sgt. Stephen Townsend says the combined accident reduction effort is to deter the three main causes for highway fatalities.

WEEKLY POLL QUESTION DEALS WITH THE RELEASE OF PRISONER PHOTOS

First they were going to be released, now it appears they won't be. Were talking about photos that show U.S. Military personal abusing detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan. This week's Bank of Sheridan weekly poll is should President Obama release the photographs documenting abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan?

NEW CELL IN USE AT SHERIDAN CITY LANDFILL

The Sheridan City Landfill started putting garbage in their new cell this week, which is cell number nine. Sheridan Solid Waster Manager Charles Martineau explains the details of the new cell.

Martineau said that phase two will be started in about 4 to 5 years.

May 19th

PUBLIC ARTS COMMITTEE LOOKING FOR HELP IN KEEPING “THE DANCE” IN SHERIDAN

One of the statues that's been on loan to the City of Sheridan Public Arts Committee is “The Dance”, which has been located in front of the Sheridan Inn. Public Arts Committee Chair Fachon Wilson says efforts continue to make the statue a permanent fixture in Sheridan.

WYDOT GETTING READY TO RE-OPEN US 14 OVER THE MOUNTAIN

A 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Big Horns is scheduled to open today. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell.

The road is closed every winter and Holwell explains that a lot of work goes into getting it ready to open for Summer.

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS NIGHT SKY ORDINANCE

The Sheridan City Council took a big step in preserving the night sky at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.