Archive - 2009 - News

May 11th

SHERIDAN CITY BUDGET SAVES NEARLY $2 MILLION COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The City of Sheridan began its budget workshops yesterday. The impacts of low natural gas prices and the economic woes facing the whole nation have encouraged a much leaner budget than in past years. Mayor Dave Kinskey presented a draft budget to the City Council that cuts over 11% from last year’s numbers:

“LIVING UPSTAIRS IN WYOMING” HOLDS CONFERENCE IN SHERIDAN

Dozens of people from around the state have gathered in Sheridan this week to learn about “Living Upstairs in Wyoming.” Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher has this report:

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TORCH MOVES THROUGH SHERIDAN

The Wyoming Special Olympics begin this Thursday in Cheyenne. The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office has participated in the Torch Run leading up to the games for the past several years. Sheridan County Sheriff Dave Hofmeier traditionally rides the first leg of the relay.

SHERIDAN MEMORIAL DIALYSIS CENTER RECEIVES GENEROUS GIFT

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The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation recently received a special gift that will benefit the Watt Dialysis Center. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more

CHAMBER LUNCHEON SET FOR THIS WEDNESDAY

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is holding their monthly luncheon tomorrow at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Chamber Director Janelle Martinsen says you can either have lunch and take in the program, or just the program itself.

VISION BEYOND BORDERS CONTINUES TO OFFER HELP IN BURMA

A little over a year ago, the southeast Asian country of Burma was devastated by a cyclone as it left over 800-thousand people homeless and killed 130 thousand. Even though the Burmese Government has been opposed to any relief efforts, Vision Beyond Borders continues to offer help

SHERIDAN COLLEGE HOLDS 60TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

The first graduating class from Sheridan College received their degrees in 1949. 60 years later, the Northern Wyoming Community College District covers three counties and graduates hundreds of students each year.

FIELDS ARE FULL AT THE MARS BIG HORN CUP

This weekend many Sheridan hotels were full with soccer players and their families. 5 years ago, a soccer tournament was put together having 86 teams; now, the Mars Soccer Cup has over 100 teams from all over Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. Mars Candy has been the major sponsor for the event, and it has been held at the Big Horn Events Center for all five years.

May 8th

FINAL SNOWPACK REPORT FOR THE TONGUE AND CLEAR CREEK DRAINAGES RELEASED

The final numbers are in for the snow pack conditions on the Tongue and Clear Creek drainage's. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more

WYOMING IS ONE OF SEVERAL STATES THAT COULD BE IMPACTED BY FEDERAL WILDERNESS BILL

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee is considering a bill that would designate nearly 24 million acres of land across 5 states as wilderness area. Over 5 million acres would be affected in Wyoming, alone. The bill’s main sponsor is Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney of New York.