Archive - 2009

May 15th

DISTRICT ONE STILL PUSHING FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF AT NEW SCHOOL IN BIGHORN

Throughout the entire planning and design process for the new school in Bighorn, it was agreed upon that artificial turf would be the playing surface for the football field. In April, the Director of the state School Facilities Commission requested officials from Sheridan County School District One formally ask the commission for their approval of the artificial field.

THINGS ARE STARTING TO PICK UP AT SHERIDAN TRAVEL AND TOURISM

This is the time of year when things begin to pick up for the travel industry and that holds true for Sheridan Travel and Tourism

That's Sheridan Travel and Tourism Director Penny Becker, who says she's been busy spreading the word about all of the various activities in Sheridan.

MEMBERS OF FAIRGROUNDS ASSOCIATION MEET WITH USERS GROUP COMMITTEE

Sheridan County Fair Association Board Chairman Bill White and Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau recently met with representatives from the User's Group Committee. Chairman White says the meeting went well for both sides.

05/15/09 sports for Friday

The soccer season for the Broncs and Lady Broncs came to a close yesterday in the 4-A east regional tournament play. The Broncs played in Cheyenne yesterday and got knocked out of post season play when they lost a 1-0 decision to Campbell County. Gillette scored the games only goal in the first half.

May 12th

05/13/09 Sports for Wednesday

The Lady Bronc host the 4-a East regional two elimination games will be played tomorrow the Lady Broncs open the tournament against Cheyenne central at 4 o'clock that game will be followed by Cheyenne east against Riverton at 6 o'clock.

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.