Archive - 2009 - News

May 20th

WYOMING HIGHWAY PATROL TO TAKE PART IN OPERATION CARE FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers will once again be participating in the National Operation CARE program for the Memorial Day weekend. Highway Patrol Sgt. Stephen Townsend says the combined accident reduction effort is to deter the three main causes for highway fatalities.

WEEKLY POLL QUESTION DEALS WITH THE RELEASE OF PRISONER PHOTOS

First they were going to be released, now it appears they won't be. Were talking about photos that show U.S. Military personal abusing detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan. This week's Bank of Sheridan weekly poll is should President Obama release the photographs documenting abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan?

NEW CELL IN USE AT SHERIDAN CITY LANDFILL

The Sheridan City Landfill started putting garbage in their new cell this week, which is cell number nine. Sheridan Solid Waster Manager Charles Martineau explains the details of the new cell.

Martineau said that phase two will be started in about 4 to 5 years.

May 19th

PUBLIC ARTS COMMITTEE LOOKING FOR HELP IN KEEPING “THE DANCE” IN SHERIDAN

One of the statues that's been on loan to the City of Sheridan Public Arts Committee is “The Dance”, which has been located in front of the Sheridan Inn. Public Arts Committee Chair Fachon Wilson says efforts continue to make the statue a permanent fixture in Sheridan.

WYDOT GETTING READY TO RE-OPEN US 14 OVER THE MOUNTAIN

A 22-mile stretch of scenic mountain road in the Big Horns is scheduled to open today. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell.

The road is closed every winter and Holwell explains that a lot of work goes into getting it ready to open for Summer.

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS NIGHT SKY ORDINANCE

The Sheridan City Council took a big step in preserving the night sky at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL JOINT LAND USE PLAN ADOPTED

The City of Sheridan and Sheridan County have now both adopted the Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan, this after Monday night's unanimous decision by the City Council. City Planning Director Robert Briggs says a lot of people came together to develop the plan.

May 18th

LANDFILL NETS BIG NUMBERS FOR TREES FOR TRASH

The final numbers from the City Landfill regarding Tress for Trash have been released. Solid Waste Manager Charles Martineau gives us the details.

Martineau says that there are a few new things at the landfill that helped get residents through quicker.

REPRESENTATIVE MADDEN TALKS PROPERTY TAXES ON PUBLIC PULSE

State Representative Mike Madden appeared on KROE'S Public Pulse program Monday, where he discussed a number of different topics with host Kim Love. One of the topics Madden addressed was property taxes and the fact that a homestead exemption is most likely not in the foreseeable future.

May 15th

IT'S TIME FOR THE ANNUAL TREES FOR TRASH IN SHERIDAN

Today is the annual Trees for Trash in Sheridan, where you can exchange your trash for a free scotch pine at either the City Landfill or McDonald's on North Main. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey encourages the public to help clean things up.

All you have to do is show up at either location with a some type of