Archive - Mar 2010 - News

March 11th

Lummis Praises House Republican Ban On Earmarks

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis supported a House Republican Conference movement to adopt an immediate, unilateral moratorium on all earmarks. Lummis explains why she's been so steadfast in her opposition toward government earmarks.

Sovereign of the Skies

by Judy Hagerott

It was a night for the eagle, the golden eagle that is, as Dr. Charles Preston of Cody was the featured speaker at the C-TEL Presentation Hall at Sheridan College last night.

Berger's "Women in History" Experience

On Monday, Representative Rosie Berger was in Washington D.C. at the invitation of the White House to attend a Women in History ceremony and reception. Berger, who is on the executive committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, was the only woman from Wyoming in attendance.

March 11th

Fort McKenzie Drama Students Present Annual Melodrama

Every year at Fort McKenzie High School, the students of Sharon Bedard's drama class present a melodrama. This year, about fourteen students will bring "Perils on the High Seas, or Let's Get Together and Do Launch" to audiences. Set on a cruise ship in the 1920's, junior Chance Wambolt explains the plot.

Arraignment Delayed For Sheridan Man Accused Of Murder

The arraignment of 28-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne on 1st Degree Murder charges has been delayed due to a motion filed by his Attorney Robert Jones. Jones requested that a competency evaluation be performed on his client.

SAWS Approves Cost Allocation For Crypto Project

The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved the cost allocation agreement for the cryptosporidium project and the Big Goose Water Treatment Plant Clearwell. The City will pay for 81.1% of the cost of the project, while SAWS would pay 18.9%. SAWS Administrator Dave Engels says that the project is government mandated.

The Totals Are In For The Pennies For Presidents Day Fundraiser

The final numbers are in on the 7th annual Pennies for Presidents Day fundraiser that was held throughout the month of February. Sheridan Senior Center Activities Director Jane Perkins says that this year's numbers exceeded the total raised last year.

Local Unemployment Stats Are Out

The latest unemployment statistics for Wyoming's counties have just been released. Chanda Richards, who is the Sheridan Center Supervisor for Employment Services, gives us those numbers

Part of the reason Sheridan and Johnson unemployment rates have seen a sharper increase in unemployment, Chanda says

Fair Board Sponsors Open Forum

By Judy Hagerott

Communication, scheduling, and accessibility were the three main points of interest discussed at the open forum sponsored by the Sheridan County Fair Board last night at the Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

Immediate Plans For The Spray Park Have Been Shelved For Now

The City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Recreation District have come to a decision in regards to the proposed spray park in Thorn-Rider. Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright.