Archive - Feb 2, 2010 - News

Ranchester Council Approves Purchase Of Compact Loader

The Ranchester Town Council approved the purchase of a new compact loader at their meeting Tuesday night. Councilman Dennis Dunn tabled the matter at their previous meeting, stating that he need to discuss the necessity of the loader with the town foreman before he could make a decision on the purchase.

Sheridan County Fulmer Library Will Host Special Speaker This Sunday

The traveling exhibit, “Visions of the Universe: Four Centuries of Discovery” has been a fixture on the mezzanine at the Sheridan County Library for the past three weeks. The Library has also been hosting several programs in conjunction with the exhibit, with the latest to take place this Sunday afternoon. Fulmer Library Director, Cathy Butler explains.

Local Snowbirds are Back at Meadowlark

Caravans of cars are once again trailing up the nearby mountains every winter weekend. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story

Senator Enzi Grills Secretary Geithner On Budget Proposal's Impact On Wyoming

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, spent the morning with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner explaining the importance of lending to small businesses and outlining why the federal government needs to live up to its promise to pay Wyoming's Abandoned Mine Land money back to the state.

Sheridan County Commission Addresses Short Agenda This Morning

Sheridan County Commissioners made quick work of their agenda Tuesday morning, concluding the meeting in 17 minutes.

Governor Freudenthal Proposes Wind Energy Excise Tax

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Governor Dave Freudenthal is proposing an excise tax on wind energy production in Wyoming, with 60% of revenues going to the state and 40% going to local governments. Freudenthal outlined his goals for wind industry legislation on Monday in advance of the legislative session that begins next week.

CVC Profiting Our Nonprofits Monthly Series This Thursday

Thursday, the Center for a Vital Community will be holding the second session of their 4-part series, "Profiting Our Nonprofits." CVC Director Jenny Craft explains what the February offering entails.

Jenny elaborates further on what Jay McGinnis will address.

"Man With the Jawless Face" to Give Presentation at Tongue River High School

The students at Tongue River Elementary School will have the opportunity next Tuesday, February 9th, to hear a very unique presentation that could possibly save their lives. Erin Kilbride is with the Tongue River Valley Community Center, but also serves on the Sheridan County Tobacco Coalition and the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Part One Of Our Series On Sheridan Travel And Tourism Focuses On Awards And International Outreach

We begin part one of our series on Sheridan Travel and Tourism with a look at some of the awards that were bestowed upon Sheridan in 2009 and how international outreach has been a big boost to tourism in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.