Archive - May 2010

May 24th

Public Pulse - Monday 05/24/10

Wyoming State Representative John Patton

Leather Show Attracts Hundreds

It was a rendezvous of sorts as leather workers and those that supply the goods and services for the craft gathered over the weekend at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan for the 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show.

Poll Question: Tea Parties Benefiting Politics?

The Tea Party Movement has been steadily growing since the 2008 General Election.

Slowly starting out after the 2008 General Election, with steadily growing momentum, Tea Party groups have been making their voices heard around the nation. Summing up the movement quite well is Mark Noonan, who wrote an April 16th, 2010 article for the website Nevada News & Views.

May 23rd

Both Sides Still Growling Over Wyoming Wolves

Wyoming Wolves

Wolf management continues to be a big concern in the state as Wyoming and the federal government still have not agreed on a plan that would allow wolves to be removed from the endangered species list in Wyoming.

It’s All About You…Baby!

5-Month-Old Jorja Lyon

Babies don’t come home with an owner’s manual and being a new parent can be frustrating and sometimes scary at times.  Sheridan Memorial Hospital hosted its first annual baby fair this past Saturday to make new or expectant parents aware of the resources available in our community to help in that journey called parenthood.
 

Reservoir Levels Improving

City of Sheridan Utilities Director Dan Miller
City of Sheridan Utilities Director Dan Miller

Recent springtime snow and rain has had a very good impact on the reservoirs that help supplement the City of Sheridan's water supply. City Utilities Director Dan Miller says that the runoff, combined with the above average moisture we've received over the last few months, bodes well for the City.

Two Sheridan County Teachers Receive Awards

Two Sheridan County teachers receive Arch Coal Golden Apple awards.
Two Sheridan County teachers receive Arch Coal Golden Apple awards.

The Arch Coal Foundation has announced that sixteen teachers from around the state have earned Arch Coal Golden Apple Achiever awards. Of the sixteen, two were from Sheridan County: Rebecca Adsit from Sheridan Junior High School, and Cordelia "DeDee" Roberts with Big Horn Elementary School.

Fire House Open House Fun

Fire Station

As part of National Emergency Medical Services Week, Sheridan Fire-Rescue held their bi-annual open house over the weekend.

This year's theme is “EMS, Anytime, Anywhere, We'll Be There.” Fire Marshall Brian Songer
explains

Personnel at Sheridan Fire-Rescue also offer year-round smoke detector and car safety seat inspections.

Proposed Wyo. power line names wind farm customers

TransCanada has signed agreements with
three wind energy developers to supply power to the company's proposed $3 billion electrical transmission line that would run from Wyoming to the Southwest.
The Calgary-based company announced this week that it had
concluded "open season" auctions for potential customers.

Blackfeet woman sees end to 14-year govt. fight

After 14 years standing toe-to-toe with
the federal government in an attempt to recover billions of dollars of squandered Indian trust money, a Montana woman may finally see a $3.4 billion settlement that could be approved by Congress this month.
Elouise Cobell's class-action lawsuit represents at least