Archive - Jul 2009 - News

July 3rd

Sheridan Mayor Comments on the Possibility of Photo Radar in the Future

During his regular visit on KROE'S Public Pulse program, host Kim Love asked Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey about the possibility of digital photo radar coming to Sheridan. While the mayor admitted that it isn't something he sees in the immediate future, he has changed his stance on the idea.

The Equality State Policy Center Wants To Bring Severance Tax Into State Budget Discussions

There's been a lot of discussion lately about state budget cuts, and whether or not an increase in severance taxes is a good option for the state to consider. Equality State Policy Center Executive Director, Dan Neal, explains why the center is behind raising the severance tax.

July 1st

Authorities Urge Caution With The Use Of Fireworks This 4th Of July

It’s the time of the year when people enjoy setting off fireworks in preparation for the upcoming Independence Day Celebrations. While the fire danger has been lowered due to the recent wet weather, people still need to be very careful if they choose to use consumer fireworks. Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier has some tips for the holiday:

South Park Gets Forum Before City Council

The City of Sheridan took a new approach when designing the North Main reconstruction slated to begin next year. They started by asking City residents to become involved before any other planning efforts began. The same process is being used when considering the future of the “South Park” area, purchased by the City last year.

There Have Been Ten Deaths On Wyoming's Highways In Less Than A Week

A recent string of fatalities have occurred on Wyoming Highway's over the past week. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Last weekend there were five fatalities, including one on Interstate 90 near Sheridan Sunday. There have been five more since the weekend, bringing the total for the year to 60.

Residents Aren't The Only Ones Getting Ready For Rodeo Week

Navigating through downtown Sheridan may get a little easier in the near future. Vista West Principal Randy Bomar explains that there'll be some welcome changes on the horizon.

Bomar says that they're planning on making things as easy as they can for motorists during rodeo.

We've Got a Couple of City Of Sheridan Closures To Tell You About

With the 4th of July holiday fast approaching and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo shortly behind it, they're are a couple of closures that will affect residents of Sheridan.

City of Sheridan Solid Waster Superintendent Charles Martineau explains.

Martineau said that all garbage collection in the city will continue as scheduled.

Sheridan Man Takes Plea Deal In Drug Delivery Case

An admitted drug dealer changed his plea yesterday in 4th Judicial District Court on four separate felony counts. 33-year-old Marcus Cobb entered his guilty pleas as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors.

June 30th

SIGNAL LIGHT TO BE CONSTRUCTED ON BRUNDAGE LANE

With all the construction underway on Brundage Lane in Sheridan, it may be hard to notice the newest project. The Wyoming Department of Transportation is adding a traffic signal at the intersection of Brundage Lane and Sugarland Drive. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell tells us why the light is being installed:

COMMUNITY BAND PREPARING FOR CONCERTS IN THE PARK

Every summer in Sheridan you’ll find the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, Buffalo Bill Days, and Concerts in the Park. The tradition of live music in Kendrick Park is decades old. In fact, the Tuesday Concerts in the Park series originally featured the Sheridan Community Concert Band each week throughout the summer back in the 1960’s.