Archive - Jan 2010 - News

January 22nd

Applications and Entries Being Taken for VA Creative Arts Contest

It's time for the annual Sheridan VA Medical Center Creative Arts Competition, and the call is out to any active inpatient, clinic or outpatient veteran to submit and application and entry. Spokesperson Tami Decker, who is the Recreation Assistant at the VA, explains.

January 22nd

Sheridan County Commission to Hold Special Meeting

The Board of County Commissioners has announced that a Special Session has been called for next Monday morning, January 25th. Commissioner Steve Maier elaborates.

"The Care and Feeding of a Bull Market" Presented at The WYO Last Night

Every year, D.A. Davidson & Co. holds an event that is open to the public to inform folks of wise investing strategies and the health of the stock market. Last night, Fred Dickson presented "The Care and Feeding of a Bull Market." Among the topics he covered.

Winter Like Weather Is On The Way For Our Area

A severe winter storm is getting set to converge on the region as conditions are expected to deteriorate later today and into the evening. Meteorologist Albert Richmond with the National Weather Service in Billings explains what's headed our way.

Richmond says that the worst of it may be Saturday night into Sunday.

Sheridan City Councilman John Heath Rebuts Office of Consumer Advocate Recommendation

Yesterday, we reported that the Consumer Advocate recommendation for a proposed MDU rate increase would be better at 8%, rather than the average 31% request put before the Public Service Commission. In hearing that report, Sheridan City Councilman John Heath had this response.

Two Day Legislative Forum Wraps Up At Sheridan City Hall

The 2-day legislative forum sponsored by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce wrapped up Thursday at Sheridan's City Hall. Our local legislators heard from over 20 different groups and agencies over the two day period, with topics ranging from property taxes to funding possibilities.

SEEDA and Forward Sheridan Continue to Work On Possible Partnership

The Sheridan Economic and Education Development Authority is comprised of representatives from Sheridan College, School District 2 and the City of Sheridan. Now that their chief goal of overseeing the construction of the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center is complete, they are looking to form a partnership with Forward Sheridan.

D.A. Davidson to hold Public Address - "The Care and Feeding of a Bull Market"

Every year, D.A. Davidson & Co. holds an event that is open to the public to inform folks of wise investing strategies and the health of the stock market. This morning, Fred Dickson was a guest on KROE's Public Pulse program, prior to speaking at this year's forum, held this evening at The WYO Theatre. He gives us an outline of what he'll discuss.

January 20th

Open House Held Wednesday Night For Public Comment On The Lewis Street Bridge Project

The City of Sheridan and WYDOT hosted an open house Wednesday night to take public comment on the Lewis Street Bridge project that has been in the works for the past couple of years. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell explains why they are involved in the project.

Sheridan Recreation District And City Continue To Move Forward With Proposed Spray Park

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees received nine applications in their request for proposals for the design of a spray park that would be located within Thorne-Rider Park. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright says that now they'll begin to review the applicants.