Archive - 2009

March 16th

Public Pulse 03/16/09

Kurt Layer takes the helm today with his guest Ken Kerns. They talk about the Coal Bed/Natural Gas Alliance.

March 10th

Improving reception of our new FM stations.

Sheridan Media's two newest radio stations are available via low power analog translators. Magic95.9 and Oldies105.9 run at much lower power levels than our other FM stations. While you may not notice the difference in your vehicle, reception of these stations can be difficult in certain types of buildings.

March 2nd

SPORTS & RECREATION

WRESTLING – Sheridan Bronc Sophomore Trevor Goss took the State Championship at 135 lbs. Saturday night in Casper, doing it in dominating fashion against his opponent from Rock Springs. He took the decision 9-4; here's Trevor Goss as he left the mat Saturday night.Audio Goss also had extra motivation going into the tournament; teammate Jake Reimers had a knee injury, which cost him his season.

February 20th

Repeating the failed policies of the past

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has done an analysis of the federal economic stimulus package and predicts that while it will result in short-term growth and job creation (over the next year or so), the long term effects will likely include a "crowding out" of private investment, resulting in a lower gross domestic product.

February 6th

My thoughts on the government "stimulus" package

When asked if increasing government spending or reducing taxes on business would best get the country out of the current recession, people responding to a recent CBS News poll answered as follows:
59% favored reducing taxes
22% favored increasing spending.

A similar question mentioned taxes in general rather than business-specific tax breaks. In response to this:
62% favor tax cuts

January 30th

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL HOLDS SPECIAL MEETING

The Sheridan City Council met in a special session yesterday to consider a grant application by Forward Sheridan. The grant would be a $25,000 planning only grant from the Wyoming Business Council. It would be part of the Community Development Block Grant program and must be applied for by the City on Forward Sheridan’s behalf. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey...

January 29th

KRIEGIES KIDS' MARCH CONTINUES (Part 3 of a Series)

The blog site for Kriegies Kids has been updated, and Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson brings us Part 3 of the march to commemorate Stalag Luft 3 POWs.

GOVERNOR FREUDENTHAL TALKS ABOUT PROGRESS OF LEGISLATURE

Governor Dave Freudenthal was on Public Pulse yesterday to discuss this year's Legislative Session. Sheridan Media's Crystal Martin gives us the first of a two part series on his conversation.

REPRESENTATIVE LANDON ADDRESSES WORKER'S COMPENSATION

Representative Jack Landon is down with the rest of the State Legislators in Cheyenne working in this General Session. Landon is on the Labor, Health, and Social Services Committee; one bill they are working on is to make changes in the Worker's Compensation Act.