Archive - 2009 - News

December 17th

Military Family Christmas Party Was Big Success

Twenty-three deployed military families of Sheridan and Johnson counties were honored at a Christmas Party last Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall.

Sheridan City Council Learns To Manage Utility Rates

The Sheridan City Council discussed methods for setting and managing city utility rates at a work session on Thursday.

And the Interim President At Sheridan College Is...

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees announced who the Interim President of Sheridan College would be at their monthly meeting Thursday night.

Sheridan College President Reflects On His Time In Sheridan

Earlier this month Sheridan College President Dr. Kevin Drumm announced that he would be leaving the Northern Wyoming Community College District to become the president of Broome College in New York. Drumm appeared as a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program and reflected on a few of the things that were accomplished during his tenure.

Senator Barrasso Says Health Care Bill Should Not Be Passed

U.S. Senator John Barrasso spoke on the Senate floor Thursday and urged his colleagues to vote “no” on the Reid health care bill.

Barrasso says that the health care bill will make things difficult on states such as Wyoming.

December 16th

Montana Dakota Utilities Proposing Major Electric Service Rate Hike

Montana-Dakota Utilities filed an application to raise electrical rates with the Wyoming Public Service Commission in August. The size of the increase has caused serious concern among MDU customers in northern Wyoming. If the increase is approved it would be an over 40% jump for some customers and a 31% increase on average.

SAWS Board Approves Administration Solution

The Sheridan Area Water Supply joint powers board met earlier this week and has come up with a solution administrator dilemma. Former SAWS administrator Jay Stender resigned in July 2008.

City Unveils Lighting To Be Used On North Main Construction Project

The North Main Neighborhood Association has worked for more than a year now to design enhancements that will be included in the WYDOT North Main reconstruction project.

Teenager Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse Charge

19-year-old Zachary Morrison was arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court this week. Morrison faced three counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

Sheridan County Courthouse Will Be Closing Early Christmas Eve

Yesterday we told you about the renovation project at the Sheridan County Courthouse that will affect the 3rd and 4th floors of the courthouse for the next several months.