Archive - 2009

December 15th

Public Pulse - Friday 12/15/09

Advocacy Resource Center / Diane Pomerance- Adopting a Pet for Christmas

Tuesday, December 15th

SHERIDAN COLLEGE BASKETBALL - The Generals hit the break with a 10-2 record.

December 15th

City Planning Commission Refuses To Consider Updated Sign Ordinance

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission refused to take any action on a proposed amendment to the City’s sign ordinance. The updated code would get very specific about size and height of business signs. One addition provided to the commission would enable a person with multiple non-conforming signs to receive a bonus by removing those signs.

Planning Commission Approves Application For Local Office Building

An office building that was originally supposed to house the new offices for Forward Sheridan came before the Sheridan City Planning Commission again on Monday night. The developer was asked to halt construction due to a compliance issue with plans for the building.

Gillette College Dedicates New Technology Center

The Northern Wyoming Community College District has been providing classes in Gillette for over three decades. First, as the Sheridan College – Gillette Campus, and now as Gillette College. For most of that time technology courses such as diesel mechanics and welding were taught in whatever space was available.

Child Development Center Will Name New Facility After Long Time Board Member

Karen Kocurek will have one of Buffalo’s newest buildings named after her. Kocurek has served over 20 years on the Board of Directors for the Child Development Center Region Two, and was instrumental in starting the program here. The center serves both Sheridan and Johnson Counties.

Weather Should Be A Bit Warmer This Week

The first couple of weeks of December have been extremely cold to say the least, as temperatures have been far below average for this time of year due to arctic air from Canada. Things should start to warm up throughout the week as we'll be hitting some 40 degree days real soon says Meteorologist Sean Campbell.

Yellowstone Opens For Winter Season Today

Yellowstone National Park is now open for motorized over snow travel for the winter season. The new temporary plan allows for up to 318 commercially guided snowmobiles in the park a day and up to 78 commercially guided snow coaches per day.

New Chaps Program Helps Veterans

CHAPS stands for Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership and they've been providing equine assisted therapy in the Sheridan area for the past five years. CHAPS Executive Director Sue Suddith explains a fairly new program that assists Veterans.

To learn more about the CHAPS program, you can log on to their website at www.chapsequineassistedtherapy.org.

Public Pulse - Monday 12/14/09

CHAPS- Sue Suddith / Todd Scarborough- Diet Rules for the Holidays