Archive - Mar 17, 2010

Sheridan Recreation District Eying Possible Budget Cuts

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees discussed possible cuts in the District's budget for the upcoming fiscal year at their meeting Wednesday night. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that while the exact numbers aren't in place yet, they do anticipate the budget to be cut for both parks and recreation.

School District Two Board Holds Special Meeting To Fill Vacancy

The Sheridan County School District Two Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday to appoint a replacement for Mary Ann Burton who recently resigned from the board. After a brief executive session, the board announced that Hollis Hackman will fill the vacant seat. Board Chairman Bill Bradshaw.

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

A Wyoming Department of Health program is promoting colorectal cancer screening for certain Wyoming residents and providing free colonoscopies for some of them who otherwise might not be able to afford the procedure.

Senator Enzi Continues To Support Education Reform

At a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing Wednesday, Senator Mike Enzi continued championing greater flexibility for rural schools and better balancing of federal mandates with local control.

Status Hearing Held for Ernst Murder Defendants

After several delays in the past few months awaiting mental evaluations on Dennis Poitra, Jr., Dharminder Vir Sen and Wyatt Bear Cloud, the three defendants attended a Status Hearing in Sheridan County District Court Wednesday morning before Judge John Fenn to determine if the three defendants are ready to stand trial for the August 26th, 2009 murder of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst.

City Of Sheridan Announces Layoffs, We've Got An Update On The Departments Affected

The City of Sheridan has announced that they have had to lay off 8 full-time employees, 2 part-time employees and have reduced the hours of an additional two other employees. The layoffs are a direct result of the $1.3 million budget shortfall that the City has incurred.

Woman Charged with Stealing Grandmother's Credit Card

25-year-old Amanda Craig went before Judge John Sampson in Sheridan County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon. Craig was there on two separate charges. The first charge was for Unlawful Use of a Credit Card.