Archive - May 2009

May 12th

SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE BOARD APPROVES PRELIMINARY BUDGET AND RAISE IN SCHOOL LUNCHES

The Sheridan County School District One Board of Trustees met for their May meeting Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

SHERIDAN RECENTLY DESIGNATED AS A TOP 25 TOWN FOR AMERICAN VALUES

Sheridan was recently recognized by Newsmax magazine as one of the top twenty five cities and towns with the best American values. Sheridan Media's
Ron Richter has more.

SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE DEALS WITH A NUMBER OF INVESTMENT SCAMS

There has been no shortage of investment scams making headlines as of late and while scams in Wyoming may not make national news, they do occur on a regular basis. Compliance Division Director of the Secretary of State's Office Karen Wheeler explains that scams come in all shapes and sizes

SHERIDAN CITY BUDGET SAVES NEARLY $2 MILLION COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The City of Sheridan began its budget workshops yesterday. The impacts of low natural gas prices and the economic woes facing the whole nation have encouraged a much leaner budget than in past years. Mayor Dave Kinskey presented a draft budget to the City Council that cuts over 11% from last year’s numbers.

STATE TO CONSIDER $5 MILLION LOAN TO CITY

Getting around parts of downtown Sheridan will be difficult this summer, and next year is already looking to be just as busy with capital construction projects. The biggest endeavor will be the North Main Reconstruction project. The City of Sheridan is partnering with WYDOT to get aging infrastructure repaired while the road surface is replaced from Dow Street to Fort Road.

May 11th

05/12/09 Sports for Tuesday

The Sheridan high school track post season starts this week and next with the regional and state championships the East regional opens friday in Riverton.Sheridan head coach Art Bauers says several athletes have met the state qualifying standards but a few will have a last chance to qualify this weekend.These next two weeks the state me

NON-PROFIT ADVISORS MAY PROFIT FROM CONFERENCE IN SHERIDAN THIS WEEK

The Wyoming Community Foundation and the Sheridan-Johnson County Community Foundation are sponsoring a program to help non-profit board members and their advisors become more efficient. The conference runs today at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Dr. Jean Garrison from the University of Wyoming delivered the keynote address last night.

STATE TO CONSIDER $5 MILLION LOAN TO CITY

Getting around parts of downtown Sheridan will be difficult this summer and next year is already looking to be just as busy with capital construction projects. The biggest endeavor will be the North Main Reconstruction project. The City of Sheridan is partnering with WYDOT to get aging infrastructure repaired while the road surface is replaced from Dow Street to Fort Road.

SHERIDAN CITY BUDGET SAVES NEARLY $2 MILLION COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The City of Sheridan began its budget workshops yesterday. The impacts of low natural gas prices and the economic woes facing the whole nation have encouraged a much leaner budget than in past years. Mayor Dave Kinskey presented a draft budget to the City Council that cuts over 11% from last year’s numbers:

“LIVING UPSTAIRS IN WYOMING” HOLDS CONFERENCE IN SHERIDAN

Dozens of people from around the state have gathered in Sheridan this week to learn about “Living Upstairs in Wyoming.” Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher has this report: