Archive - May 2009 - News

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May 15th

THINGS ARE STARTING TO PICK UP AT SHERIDAN TRAVEL AND TOURISM

This is the time of year when things begin to pick up for the travel industry and that holds true for Sheridan Travel and Tourism

That's Sheridan Travel and Tourism Director Penny Becker, who says she's been busy spreading the word about all of the various activities in Sheridan.

MEMBERS OF FAIRGROUNDS ASSOCIATION MEET WITH USERS GROUP COMMITTEE

Sheridan County Fair Association Board Chairman Bill White and Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau recently met with representatives from the User's Group Committee. Chairman White says the meeting went well for both sides.

May 12th

SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE BOARD APPROVES PRELIMINARY BUDGET AND RAISE IN SCHOOL LUNCHES

The Sheridan County School District One Board of Trustees met for their May meeting Tuesday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

SHERIDAN RECENTLY DESIGNATED AS A TOP 25 TOWN FOR AMERICAN VALUES

Sheridan was recently recognized by Newsmax magazine as one of the top twenty five cities and towns with the best American values. Sheridan Media's
Ron Richter has more.

SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE DEALS WITH A NUMBER OF INVESTMENT SCAMS

There has been no shortage of investment scams making headlines as of late and while scams in Wyoming may not make national news, they do occur on a regular basis. Compliance Division Director of the Secretary of State's Office Karen Wheeler explains that scams come in all shapes and sizes

SHERIDAN CITY BUDGET SAVES NEARLY $2 MILLION COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The City of Sheridan began its budget workshops yesterday. The impacts of low natural gas prices and the economic woes facing the whole nation have encouraged a much leaner budget than in past years. Mayor Dave Kinskey presented a draft budget to the City Council that cuts over 11% from last year’s numbers.

STATE TO CONSIDER $5 MILLION LOAN TO CITY

Getting around parts of downtown Sheridan will be difficult this summer, and next year is already looking to be just as busy with capital construction projects. The biggest endeavor will be the North Main Reconstruction project. The City of Sheridan is partnering with WYDOT to get aging infrastructure repaired while the road surface is replaced from Dow Street to Fort Road.

May 11th

NON-PROFIT ADVISORS MAY PROFIT FROM CONFERENCE IN SHERIDAN THIS WEEK

The Wyoming Community Foundation and the Sheridan-Johnson County Community Foundation are sponsoring a program to help non-profit board members and their advisors become more efficient. The conference runs today at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Dr. Jean Garrison from the University of Wyoming delivered the keynote address last night.

STATE TO CONSIDER $5 MILLION LOAN TO CITY

Getting around parts of downtown Sheridan will be difficult this summer and next year is already looking to be just as busy with capital construction projects. The biggest endeavor will be the North Main Reconstruction project. The City of Sheridan is partnering with WYDOT to get aging infrastructure repaired while the road surface is replaced from Dow Street to Fort Road.

SHERIDAN CITY BUDGET SAVES NEARLY $2 MILLION COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The City of Sheridan began its budget workshops yesterday. The impacts of low natural gas prices and the economic woes facing the whole nation have encouraged a much leaner budget than in past years. Mayor Dave Kinskey presented a draft budget to the City Council that cuts over 11% from last year’s numbers: