Archive - Jun 2009 - News

June 16th

THE 14th ANNUAL CASA CARNIVAL IS THIS SATURDAY AT KENDRICK PARK

This Saturday Kendrick Park in Sheridan will be home to the 14th annual CASA carnival. Sheridan County Coordinator for CASA, Polly Howard gives us a brief rundown of just what CASA does.

June 15th

SENATOR BARRASSO WEIGHS IN ON THE TOPIC OF HEALTHCARE REFORM

Health care reform has been a hot topic on Capitol Hill as of late, and Sheridan Media's Ron Richter sat down with U.S. Senator John Barrasso to get his views on the topic.

CONGRESS CONSIDERS WILDLIFE GUARANTEE FOR PUBLIC LANDS IN WYOMING

Wyoming big game, fish and other wildlife could soon have a guaranteed home on public lands. Congress is looking at a bi-partisan bill that would require the Forest Service and B-L-M to coordinate and manage lands to maintain sustainable populations of fish and wildlife, while also managing oil and gas development.

WE'VE GOT SOME CLARIFICATION REGARDING RECENT REPORTS OF THE GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM IN LARAMIE CLOSING

Late last week a story surfaced indicating that the University of Wyoming would be closing the Geological Museum in Laramie effective July 1st.

June 14th

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL HAD A BIG WEEK AHEAD OF THEM

Sheridan City Council will have their regularly scheduled meeting tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

June 12th

SENATOR JOHN BARRASSO STOPS BY SHERIDAN MEDIA ON HIS WAY TO MEDICAL MEETING

Doctors from around the state have converged on Sheridan for the annual Wyoming Medical Society and Wyoming Association of Physicians Assistants meeting at the Holiday Inn.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso stopped by Sheridan Media Friday en route to the meeting, and expressed the importance of this year's event.

RECOVERY ACT ALLOWS GRANT OPPURTUNITIES TO BECOME AVAILABLE

In an effort to address the needs of Wyoming’s workforce and businesses, the Wyoming Workforce Development Council is pleased to announce the release of three competitive grant opportunities.  Wyoming businesses, educational institutions and other eligible entities are encouraged to apply.  A total of just over 690 thousand is available for distribution.

PALEONTOLOGISTS DON'T DIG CLOSING WYOMING DINOSAUR MUSEUM

(AP) - Paleontologists are roaring over a decision by the University of Wyoming to close its Geological Museum to save money. The museum is small but has significant dinosaur specimens.

June 11th

FAIRBOARD MEMBERS WILL DOUBLE AS FAIRGROUNDS FOUNDATION BOARD FOR THE TIME BEING

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Thursday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there:

LOCAL TEENS TO PUT ON PRODUCTION AT CARRIAGE HOUSE THEATER IN JULY

An inspired group of 2009 Sheridan High school graduates have joined forces to produce Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, a comedy about a widower who, after marrying another woman, is haunted by the ghost of his former wife.