Archive - 2012

January 27th

Stars of Tomorrow Auditions (updated)

Mitchell Davenport and his flute were among the 20 acts vying for a chance to be on the WYO Stage for the 51st Annual Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow Youth Talent Show. Mitchell was accompanied on the piano as he performed Allegro from Sonata in G minor for the flute and harpsichord in Division IV tryouts.

Should Wyoming's retirement system be changed from a defined benefit to a defined contribution, 401-K type of plan?

The Bank of Sheridan
Yes
46% (66 votes)
No
44% (64 votes)
Undecided
10% (15 votes)
Total votes: 145

120 mph Winds? Burgess Junction Online Reports Inaccurate

If you visited the National Weather Service's website Wednesday to check the weather for Burgess Junction you may have seen reports wind speeds of 100 miles per hour for a sustained period of almost eight hours.

Enzi Says Senate Right to Delay Internet Piracy Bill Vote

The major uproar over anti-piracy legislation has subsided since last weeks 24-hour black-outs of sites like Wikipedia, and now a Wyoming senator says he is willing to be flexible with his position on the Protect IP Act.

Speaking Up for Wyoming's Children

Samantha Hammontree (Judy Hagerott photo)

Parents are the best advocate for their children and Thursday night a brief, yet informative, meeting was held to begin the process of forming a parent panel in Sheridan to advocate for quality childcare in Wyoming.

Wyo Childcare Providers Offered CDBG Loans

(mcc photo)

Because the lack of available licensed childcare poses a threat to workforce and economic development, the Wyoming Business Council is offering funds through Community Development Block Grants in the form of “reasonably priced loans” to providers in Wyoming.

Relay for Life

Nicole Marron (Judy Hagerott photo)

An organizational meeting was held Thursday night in the Inner Circle of Fulmer Library to gear up for the upcoming Relay for Life coming up in June in Sheridan.

Deer Population in Sheridan Decreasing

These deer weren't paying rent.

Over the last several weeks we've done a number of stories on deer within Sheridan County. Today we'll hear from Sheridan Police Sargent Travis Koltiska on how the Police Department's efforts have helped lower the deer population numbers in Sheridan.

What Lurks Below

Posted in
Anyone looking for these? (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)
Speedracer? (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)
Keys anyone? (Photo Courtesy of the City of Sheridan)

Most of us have a pretty good understanding of what the function of the sewer system is, but what about some of the things that end up “down there” that aren't neceassarily supposed to be flowing through the City of Sheridan sewer lines. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the scoop.

JCHC To Appeal Department of Health Inspection Findings

JCHC Administrator Sandy Ward

At the Johnson County Healthcare Center Board meeting Wednesday night, Administrator Sandy Ward reported that the recent inspection of the new lab and radiology departments had turned up a few points that the Department of Health wants corrected before they approve the facilities.