Archive - 2009 - News

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.

June 10th

SAWS BOARD ADDRESSES BUDGET AND RATE ADJUSTMENT

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers held their monthly meeting Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has more.

GAME AND FISH HOLDS PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED REGULATION CHANGES

The Sheridan Regional Game and Fish Office held a public meeting Wednesday night to go over some proposed upcoming regulation changes. Sheridan Regional Wildlife Supervisor Joe Gilbert describes a change to the trapping regulations.

SHERIDAN COUNTY SCHOOL DISRTICT ONE SUPERINTENDENT TALKS ABOUT THE STATEWIDE DROPOUT PROBLEM

Sheridan County School District One Superintendent was a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program Wednesday, where she addressed a number of topics including the state dropout rate. Host Kim Love asked Belish if the dropout rate is a problem in District One.

"HELP IS HERE EXPRESS" BUS TOUR COMING BACK TO SHERIDAN NEXT WEEK

For the second year in a row, a big orange bus will be coming through Sheridan next week with the sole purpose of assisting residents with information about prescription assistance.

June 9th

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CELEBRATES JUNE AS HOME OWNERSHIP MONTH

Habitat for Humanity had a few extra hands to work on one of their homes Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.