Archive - Apr 20, 2010 - News

Sheridan College And Its Impact On The Local Economy

Study shows Sheridan College has a profound impact on the local economy.
Study shows Sheridan College has a profound impact on the local economy.

A recently released socioeconomic impact study shows that Sheridan College is helping the local economy in more ways than one. College Vice President for Development Susan Bigelow explains.

Get Your Coke-Can Costumes Out For Earth Day...Recycle-Ready Ones, Of Course

Celebrating Earth

Get your tree, mountain and recycle-ready soda can costumes out--this year's "Earth Day" celebrations in Sheridan's Kendrick Park will include a "recycle run," with prizes to be awarded for the best costume.

Thursday's celebrations in the park will also include a bbq, recycle fair, booths...and of course there will be a tree planting as well.

Governor Feels UW Made Right Decision On Ayers

William Ayers won't be speaking at the University of Wyoming anytime soon.
William Ayers won't be speaking at the University of Wyoming anytime soon.

The University of Wyoming's decision to cancel the William Ayers presentation earlier this month has sparked quite a bit of controversy as well as a lawsuit filed by Colorado Attorney David Lane. Lane claims that Ayers 1st Amendment rights were violated when school officials stated that his client could not speak anywhere on campus, whether it be at a formal event or informally.

Hospital Benefit Allows Foundation To Reach Digital Mammography Goal

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation held its 9th annual benefit this past weekend at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Foundation Executive Director Ada Kirven says the benefit was a success in more ways than one.

The World of Wyoming Art

Art is Everywhere

They say art imitates life. Some would say that is an understatement

Winter ATV Restrictions May Be Coming Down The Trail

With the winter weather waning and the budding tulips popping, the last thing on many people's minds right now is playing in the snow.

Not so for Rickey Young, who owns the Bear and Arrowhead Lodges, and also has the contract for High Country Grooming, which packs trails on Red Grade for recreational use.

Cynthia Hill to Run for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Cynthia Hill, candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Over the past week, Carey Middle School principal Cindy Hill visited all Wyoming Counties to announce her intention to run on the Republican ticket for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Jim McBride currently holds that seat.

Bridgecreek PUD Conceptual Plan Approved

Bridgecreek Developer Paul Del Rossi
Bridgecreek Developer Paul Del Rossi

After over two hours of hearing staff presentations, public concerns and a report from the developer and engineer for the project, the Sheridan City Council approved the conceptual plan for the Bridgecreek Planned Unit Development.

The Bridgecreek PUD will be located north of Smith Street and west of Jefferson Street just adjacent to the pedestrian bridge to Kendrick Park. Developer Paul Del Rossi explains what he's proposing.

Bar And Grill Applicants Denied

Sheridan City Councilman John Bigelow
Sheridan City Councilman John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council awarded one of the two Bar and Grill Liquor licenses the City holds at their March 15th meeting, and elected to table the issuance of the lone remaining license. That item was removed from the table Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

The Bridge Is On Its Way To Dayton

The new private bridge will be in Dayton Wednesday morning.
The new private bridge will be in Dayton Wednesday morning.

Late last year the Dayton Town Council approved the installation of a bridge over the Tongue River at Canyon Road that would provide better access to the water treatment plant. That bridge is scheduled to arrive in Dayton early Wednesday morning. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood.