Archive - Aug 26, 2010

City Council Supports WYO Performing Arts Center Grant Application

The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution in support of the WYO Performing Arts Center grant application.
The Sheridan City Council approved a resolution in support of the WYO Performing Arts Center grant application.

The Sheridan City Council held a special meeting Thursday where they approved a resolution in support of a grant application for the WYO Performing Arts Center. The grant application is a collaborative effort between the Wyo Theater, Sheridan College, Whitney Benefits and the City of Sheridan.

City To Install Radio Read Units Next Week

Radio read units like the one in the picture, are being installed at businessess and homes in and around Sheridan.
Radio read units like the one in the picture, are being installed at businessess and homes in and around Sheridan.

Utility crews with the City of Sheridan will be installing radio read units on local businesses and homes beginning next week. City Utility Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman explains that over the past couple of years they have been installing radio read units to read water meters more efficiently.

Payday Loan Business Continues to Grow in Wyoming

The payday loan business continues to grow in the Cowboy State.
The payday loan business continues to grow in the Cowboy State.

As Wyoming weathers the economic downturn, one business sector is seeing significant growth: payday lending. Marc Homer with Wyoming Kids Count says the amount loaned has risen 10 years in a row, and is up 15 percent in a year.

Public Pulse - Wednesday 08/25/10

Story Days / Senior Center

Remains of Montana Soldier Killed in Vietnam Returned

Army 1st Lt. Paul G. Magers (Courtesy Photo)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The remains of a Billings soldier whose helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War have been returned to Montana.

The remains of Army 1st Lt. Paul G. Magers, which had been missing for nearly four decades, were returned in a flag-draped casket Wednesday as family members gathered at the Billings airport to pay their respects.

Timothy Schaffer to Undergo Evaluation in Evanston

Timothy Paul Shaffer

A Motion to Quash Order Appointing Counsel was presented to Judge John Fenn in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday afternoon. Public Defender Robert Jones went before the judge in the case of Timothy Paul Schaffer, whom a jury found guilty of Aggravated Assault and Battery after a two-day trial in early June.

Alzheimer's Memory Walk Saturday

The Whitney Commons Park is the site for Sheridan's Memory Walk, Saturday, August 28th beginning at 9 am.

This Saturday morning starting at 9 o'clock, the public is invited to take part in the 3rd Annual Alzheimer's Memory Walk. Caregiver Support Facilitator with the Center, Stella Montano, explains.

Story Days Celebrates 24th Year

The Dutch Oven Cook-Off will kick off the 24th Annual Story Days this weekend.

It's become a great way to end the summer, in the cool of a mountain village. This weekend is the 24th Annual Story Days. The theme of this year's Story Days is “Story Book Tales” and Patty Jingles outlines the activities for Friday – Day 1 of the event.

The Art Station will also have an open house from 5 – 8 pm.

THE SHERIDAN BRONC FOOTBALL TEAM TEES IT UP TOMORROW NIGHT

Head coach Don Julian and the Broncs take the field tomorrow night

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Bronc football team plays the season opener at Casper Kelly Walsh as we begin season long live coverage of the Broncs tomorrow night.

The broncs have been in the weight room all summer and in practice for the last three weeks and Head coach Don Julian says the team is ready to finally get a chance to play.

Sheridan City Council Considers 1-Cent Priorities

Sheridan City Council held a work session Wednesday night to discuss changes in allocating the 1-cent optional funds, if the tax is renewed by voters in November.

City Clerk Scott Badley updated the Council on the feedback from Sheridan County residents: