Archive - Apr 19, 2010

Public Pulse - Monday 04/19/10

Sheridan County Historical Society / Wyoming Wilderness Association w/ Edith Heyward

Tea Party Comes to Sheridan Saturday

Sheridan Tea Party held on Grinnell Plaza Saturday.

It was a pistol-packing, flag bearing, poster waving rally as close to 200 people gathered on Grinnell Plaza to call for an end to the federal government overstepping its boundaries at the cost of individual liberties.

Weekly Poll Question: Bill Ayers at UW

Bill Ayers now teaches Education at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Originally scheduled to speak at the University of Wyoming earlier this month, controversial figure Bill Ayers is now re-scheduled to visit Laramie April 28th, although the venue is yet to be announced, because he's been banned from speaking on the UW campus. Colorado lawyer David Lane says that that action violated Ayers 1st Amendment right to Free Speech.

Library Receives $48,000 Check

Friends of the Library President Karol Meineke (r) presenting library director Cathy Butler with a $48,000 check.

Over 100 people attended the annual Friends of the Library author reception featuring Margaret Coel, writer of the best selling Wind River Reservation Series, Friday evening.

"Clara's Visitor" Coming to WYO

Stephanie Wendt as Clara Schumann. (photo credit - Rosemary Wyman)

Sheridan resident and singer Karen Clift, along with the Witzel Family Foundation, the Wyoming Arts Council and the Sheridan Arts Council, are bringing pianist and actress Stephanie Wendt to the community for a series of free residencies and then a benefit concert at the WYO Theatre the last week of April.

Sr. Center Volunteer Appreciation Week

The Sheridan Senior Center has over 450 volunteers.

Yesterday marked the beginning of National Volunteer Week, and at the Sheridan Senior Center, the week is observed in grand style. Volunteer Coordinator for the Center, Nancy McKenzie, says they're holding a special party for volunteers on Thursday, April 22nd at 7 am.

Sheridan City Council To Address A Number Of Issues Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will meet this evening.
The Sheridan City Council will meet this evening.

The Sheridan City Council will address a wide range of topics at their meeting this evening. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.

Long Range Transportation Meeting Is Tomorrow Night

WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell
WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has released the draft Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan for public review and comment. As part of releasing the draft plan, there will be a series of public meetings around the state, including one in Sheridan Tuesday night.