Archive - Jun 2009 - News

June 19th

Health Director: “Budget Cuts Underscore Need for Program”

(AP) - The director of the Wyoming Department of Health says budget cuts underscore the need to pursue a pilot program to offer health insurance to people who can't afford it on the open market.

June 18th

Registration and Student Housing Looks Good for College District

The Northern Wyoming Community College District held their monthly board meeting Thursday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has this report.

SHERIDAN COUNTY AIRPORT CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF AIRMAIL SERVICE SATURDAY

75 years of airmail service in Sheridan will be celebrated tomorrow at the Sheridan County Airport with a number of events. Commemorative post cards will be for sale that will be airmailed to several different locations. Bruce Garber will be piloting one of the two airplanes that will be taking flight.

CULPEPPER AND MERRIWEATHER CIRCUS IS IN TOWN FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is in town for a handful of performances beginning tonight. The Sheridan Recreation District has made the shows possible and Director Richard Wright explains where it's going to take place.

Wright says there's something for kids' of all ages.

June 17th

SEVERAL FUNNEL CLOUDS SPOTTED IN SHERIDAN COUNTY WEDNESDAY

Shortly after 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon there were several reports of numerous funnel clouds in Sheridan County. A call to the National Weather Service in Billings confirmed that there was indeed some weather in our area throughout the lunch hour yesterday that was more than capable of producing a tornado.

SENATOR ENZI FEELS THERE IS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT ON HEALTH CARE BILL

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee said Wednesday that he would use the committee process to highlight and correct numerous flaws in the Kennedy health care bill.

SHERIDAN RECREATION DISTRICT BOARD TALKS NEW LIGHTS AT FIELD AND RECENT CITY COUNCIL DECISION

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

SHERIDAN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE DISCUSSES DISCONTINUING BREAKFAST PROGRAM

The Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees held their June meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

June 16th

VIEWING FOR ONLINE AUCTION ITEMS BEGINS TODAY AT SHERIDANMEDIA.COM

Viewing is underway for the on-line auction at sheridanmedia.com. Auction Administrator Julie Chadwick says that the number of items has grown substantially compared to the first auction several months ago.

Chadwick explains how you cant take part in the auction and when the actual bidding begins.

BOZEMAN TRAIL DAYS WILL BE THIS WEEKEND AT FORT PHIL KEARNY

This Saturday and Sunday is the 2009 Bozeman Trail Days at Fort Phil Kearny. The event has been around since the mid '80's and Fort Curator Sonny Reisch explains some of the activities that'll be going on over the weekend.