Archive - Jan 7, 2013

Midwinter Bald Eagle Count Meeting January 8th

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Seeing this bald eagle between Big Horn and Sheridan serves as reminder that the 2013 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey will be conducted on January 12th. A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8th in the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 6:00 pm. If there are any survey routes left unclaimed they will be assigned at this meeting.

Sheridan Chamber Luncheon Takes Place Wednesday

Laura Lehan, owner of Peak Consulting, will be speaking at the chamber luncheon this Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. on ways local businesses can build a stronger customer base through customer service, among other techniques. (Photo courtesy the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce)

On Monday's edition of Public Pulse, host Kim Love talked with representatives from the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce about some upcoming events, including the monthly luncheon taking place this Wednesday.

New and Familiar Faces

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Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Councilor Shelleen Smith being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Councilor Levi Dominguez being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)
Councilor Kristin Kelly being sworn in Monday night. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A good portion of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting consisted of the swearing in of Mayor Dave Kinskey and three new councilors. The new councilors and the mayor spoke briefly following the swearing in ceremony.

Council Approves Part-Time Position For Public Arts Committee

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Sheridan City Councilman Robert Webster (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night approved a request to hire a part-time paid employee for the Sheridan Public Arts Committee. City Councilman Robert Webster says that Sheridan Public Arts has come a long way since its inception in the summer of 2000.

Wyo. Dept. of Health Recommends Testing for Radon

Radon is estimated to cause about 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year, according to EPA's 2003 Assessment of Risks from Radon in Homes. The numbers of deaths from other causes are taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2005-2006 National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Report and 2006 National Safety Council Reports. (Bar chart courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency)

When it comes to environmental toxins, we hear a lot about secondhand cigarette smoke, carbon monoxide, lead - even mercury in our seafood. But what about radon? Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.

UW Geological Museum Reopens Jan. 12

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One of the new exhibits at the museum features a mural of what Wyoming would have looked like during the age when Tyrannosaurus walked the earth. (Photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

After its first makeover in more than 60 years, the geological museum at the University of Wyoming will soon reopen to the public - with some exciting new exhibits that make tangible a part of Wyoming's ancient history.

Future of the Sheridan Inn Remains Uncertain

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Due to financial problems, the Historic Sheridan Inn closed its doors to the public in October of last year and held their last scheduled events in December.

Monday 01-07-13

Library / Chamber of Commerce

WEEKEND LOCAL SPORTS WRAP UP

BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Bronc and Lady Bronc basketball teams went 4-2 at the East / West Shoot Out tournament in Riverton over the weekend.

The Lady Broncs remain unbeaten at 10-0 after victories over Kelly Walsh high school, Evanston and Riverton they have two more non-conference games this week they host Billings West Friday night and play at Natrona county Saturday.

The Broncs went 1-2 in Riverton the highlight was Friday's 66-47 win over 5th ranked Evanston they play at Billings West Friday night and host Natrona county Saturday at 4:30.

Council to Consider Request From DSA Tonight

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Public Arts in Sheridan has grown significantly over the past decade. So much that the Downtown Sheridan Association will request funding from the City this evening at the Sheridan City Council meeting. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.