Archive - Feb 2010

February 26th

City of Sheridan Holds Curbside Recycling Open House

Approximately 250 Sheridan residents in the Sparrow Hawk and Mountain View Estates neighborhoods will soon have the opportunity to participate in a pilot curbside recycling program. Last night, an informational meeting was held for the potential participants at the old Highland Park School. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details.

February 25th

PSC Continues To Review Proposed MDU Rate Increase

The Wyoming Public Service Commission has been holding hearings in Cheyenne this week regarding the proposed Montana Dakota Utilities rate increase that would have a profound effect on Sheridan rate payers. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

WYDOT Reminds Motorists To Use Caution In Construction Zones


Motorists traveling on North Main in Sheridan have no doubt traversed through the construction area near Fort Road. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell reminds us that there is a sudden decrease in speed that people need to be aware of.

Two Sheridan County Residents Are Fined And Lose Hunting Privileges For Game And Fish Violations

Kristopher Schortmann of Sheridan and Cory Tasler of Dayton were ordered to pay over $7,000 in fines and restitution and had their hunting and fishing privileges suspended for a combined nine years for several Game and Fish violations.

Representative Cynthia Lummis Discusses Health Care Summit

Saying that it is truly a "philosophical debate," U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis called Sheridan Media Thursday to voice her impression of the Health Care Summit held in Washington D.C.

Hand-In-Hand Board Welcomes New Member And Gives Thanks To A Couple Of Outgoing Members

During their regular monthly meeting Wednesday night, the Hand-in-Hand Early Childhood Education Center took an important step forward in its planned evolution of its Board of Directors. Longtime board members Mark Englert and Mayor Dave Kinskey tendered their resignations, as the Board is in the process of transitioning into more of a working Board.

Public Pulse - Thursday 02/25/10

Senior Center / Greenhouse Project w/ Kay Wallick

Sheridan Police Department Needs Landline and Cell Phone Data for Reverse 911 System

A few years ago, the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County implemented the Reverse 9-11 System. Cyndi Godwin is the Communications Supervisor in charge of the Dispatch Center at the Sheridan Police Department. She explains why the system was put in place.

The Future of Gen Y Learning In Wyoming

Both Sheridan College and UW have been working to increase access to their classes and have done so by entering the space age. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story

February 24th

Dining With Diabetes Classes to be Offered in Sheridan

In the continuing effort to bring healthy programs to the Sheridan Community, a series of five classes is coming to the Sheridan Senior Center. Called "Dining with Diabetes in Wyoming," the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service and the Wyoming Diabetes Prevention and Control Program are coordinating the efforts.