Archive - Apr 2010 - News

April 8th

Property Destruction At Kleenburn

Damaged picnic table at the newly opened Kleenburn Recreation Area.

A tip from a concerned citizen Thursday alerted the Sheridan County Commissioners that property destruction had occurred at the recently opened Kleenburn Recreation Area north of Sheridan. Commissioner Bob Rolston explains what happened.

Fairboard Discusses Road Redesign

Modernization Plan continues at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Modernization Plan continues at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees discussed capital outlay projects at their meeting Thursday that will be submitted to the Sheridan County Commissioners for the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Most of the meeting centered around debate on a redesign of the road through the fairgrounds as well as the parking areas. Facilities Director Sharon Nadeau.

Commission Selects Clerk Replacement

Interim Sheridan County Clerk Eda Thompson being sworn in by Judge John Fenn
Interim Sheridan County Clerk Eda Thompson being sworn in by Judge John Fenn

This past Tuesday night, the Sheridan County Republican Party Central Committee selected three candidates to fill the vacant Sheridan County Clerk position. Linda St. Clair, David DeBolt and Eda Thompson were the three applicants that were forwarded on to the County Commissioners to decide who'll fill the vacant seat.

From Baghdad to Laramie

Ali Hamodi
Ali Hamodi

An Iraq native and University of Wyoming student will be speaking tonight at Sheridan College as part of their 3rd annual Festival of Cultures. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details

Travel and Tourism Board Openings

Sheridan Travel & Tourism Director Penny Becker.

As the folks over at Sheridan County Travel & Tourism gear up for a busy spring and summer season, STT Director Penny Becker tells us about an opportunity for industry-related people to get involved on the STT board.

April 7th

Leap Into Leadership Workshops Set

Leap into Leadership workshops to be held in Casper April 22nd and 23rd.

Women from all over the Cowboy State are invited to a special workshop to be held in Casper April 22nd and 23rd. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

PEO'S "Get Out & Shop"

The daisy, symbol of the National PEO organziation for women's education.

This Saturday, 45 vendors will be taking part in the 2nd Annual "Get Out & Shop" event to be held at the old Sheridan Recreation Facility in the old Highland Park School. PEO Chapter B.I. is the host, and participant Laura Wold explains.

Tabled Items

Sheridan County Land Development Coordinator Robin DeBolt
Sheridan County Land Development Coordinator Robin DeBolt

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission discussed what the process should be for dealing with items that have been tabled for some time. There are currently two items on the table, one dating back to 2007 that was a rezone request by Double Eagle LLC owner Ron Patterson. Sheridan County Land Development Coordinator Robin DeBolt explains what the current policy is regarding tabled items.

Bus Initiative

Sheridan Workforce Services Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Juan Duran
Sheridan Workforce Services Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Juan Duran

In late January officials with the various transportation services provided in Sheridan met to discuss the need for an additional means of public transportation. It was determined that a public survey would be needed to receive some feedback from the community regarding the idea.

Governor Comments On Key Issues

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (Courtesy Photo)
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (Courtesy Photo)

Governor Dave Freudenthal addressed the idea brought forth by several legislators of a possible special session to address federal health care reform at a news conference Wednesday.