Archive - May 16, 2012

Wyoming Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Sentencing Appeal

Wyoming Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Sentencing Appeal

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An attorney for a Sheridan teenager serving a sentence of life without parole for a 2009 home invasion killing urged the Wyoming Supreme Court to find the teen's sentence unconstitutional.

Street Closure

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Broadway adjacent to the CO-OP is closed, as this Wednesday photo shows, for a re-do of the concrete street surface and sidewalk because of a water line break beneath the road surface. Once the concrete is poured a seven day cure time is needed before the street will be reopened. The goal is to have the street totally back in service before the Memorial Day Weekend.

Sheridan County Awards Bid for Road Improvement Project

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Sheridan County Awards Bid for Road Improvement Project

Sheridan County received three bids for the 2012 County Road Improvement Project. All three of those bids came in over the engineer's estimate of $1.1 million with the lowest bid still being 20 percent over the estimate.

Doing More With Less

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City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

The City of Sheridan Public Works Department has had to make significant cuts to balance the budget to compensate for the City's projected low sales and use tax revenues. City Public Works Director Nic Bateson explains how they've been able to cut back.

Wyo. Supreme Court To Hear Appeal of Ernst Murderer

The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the appeal of a Sheridan teenager convicted of murder in a 2009 home invasion killing.

The court on Wednesday will hear the appeal of Dharminder Vir Sen. He is serving a life sentence in the killing of Sheridan businessman Robert Ernst.

North Sheridan Interchange Open House Well Attended

State Senator John Schiffer

The Wyoming Department of Transportation hosted an open house Tuesday night at the Historic Sheridan Inn that gave people an opportunity to view the preferred alternative, modified alternative 4, and to offer comment and ask questions regarding the proposed North Main Interchange.

BRONC GOLF / STATE TRACK / SOCCER / TROOPER BASEBALL

GOLF - The Sheridan Bronc golfers saw their 31 tournament winning streak end Tuesday in the final tournament of the spring season when they finished one shot behind Casper Natrona at the east conference tournament.

The Broncs Kamrin Allen was the overall boys Medalist Allen will play golf this fall at the University of Wyoming.

BRONC / LADY BRONC STATE TRACK AND FIELD - The state track and field championships begin tomorrow at Kelly Walsh high school in Casper.

Sheridan high school will have 18 athletes competing twelve Broncs and six Lady Broncs will attend.

Johnson County Approves Contracts With VOA

Johnson County Commissioners

Contracts between Johnson County and Volunteers of America were agreed to in principle with one approved at the county commissioner's meeting Tuesday.

The approved contract was a renewal for VOA to provide juvenile detention and other services to the county for FY2013.

SCSD#2 Redistricting Plan Revealed

The proposed SCSD#2 redistricting map is designed to equalize sudent populations at each elementary school. This map was presented for informational purposes only, and has not been officially approved by the school board. This document is derived from the May 15 agenda of the schools' Board of Trustees meeting.

Sheridan's young generation is growing up, and Sheridan County School District #2 is responding by redistricting school assignment zones to provide maximum educational benefits to every student.