Archive - Aug 3, 2009 - News

Dayton Town Council Awards Bid For Bridge And Recognizes Yard Of The Month For July

The Dayton Town Council held their first meeting of August Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the story.

They'll Be "Brewing Up History" This Friday at the Sheridan County Museum

The 2nd Annual “Brewing Up History” Beer Tasting and Blind Pig Art Sale is coming up this Friday night on the porch of the Sheridan County Museum. Curator of Museum Education Nathan Doerr says the event has grown in its second year.

Local Author Craig Johnson Will Be at the Fulmer Library This Week

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will have a special guest this Thursday as local author Craig Johnson will be on hand to talk about his latest book. Library Programming Coordinator Anita Weisheit gives us
the details.

Man Accused In Outhouse Explosion Appears In Court

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A 21-year-old man accused of blowing up an outhouse while a friend filmed the explosion in the Weston Hills recreation area appeared in court where his bail was set at $5,000.

Sheridan County Fair Concludes Tonight With Livestock Sale

It's been a long week and there are just a couple of events left, and that means the 2009 Sheridan County Fair is nearly at an end. Mother nature shook things up with a couple very hot days and also near record rainfall on others. Young people from all over the county competed no matter the weather with bids to next week's Wyoming State Fair on the line.

Big West Art Festival At Sheridan College

Ryan Muldowney is a drawing and painting instructor at Sheridan College. He has been planning the for Big West Arts Festival since October of last year. The festival was held this weekend at Sheridan College. There were fine arts displays, sculpting and live bands playing.

Muldowney had this to say about his preparation for the Big West Arts Festival.

Crazy Days In Downtown Sheridan

With the economy the way it is people are shopping for sales and bargain prices. Once a year in Sheridan, Main street businesses take part in several days full of crazy sales. Sean Dafoe of Pat's Hallmark said that overall 2009 Crazy Days was a big success. They were able to clear out some back stock and make a lot of sales.

Capital Facilities Tax On The Ballot In August

There are mixed reactions about the renewal of the Capital Facilities Tax that will be on the ballot later this month. Few of us like higher taxes but the Capital Facilities tax is a way to pay for projects that Sheridan County governments cannot fund any other way.

Sheridan City Council Will Meet Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will hold their first meeting of August tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.

Building permit requirements and affordable housing will be just a couple of issues that the Council will address this evening. Council President John Bigelow.

School District Two Will Hold Second Round Of Kindergarten Screenings This Week

Sheridan County School District Two will be holding another round of kindergarten screenings this week. Director of Elementary Education Scott Stults explains why they're holding more screenings.