Archive - May 10, 2010 - News

Budget Work Sessions Begin For City Council

City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed
City of Sheridan Treasurer Jennifer Reed

The Sheridan City Council held the first of many budget work sessions over the noon hour on Monday. Mayor Dave Kinskey delivered a brief budget message indicating that general revenues for fiscal year 2010-2011 are expected to be down $1.1 million or 8% from last year.

Husband And Wife Appear In Circuit Court On A Number Of Drug Charges

Thomas and Toni Wyman were in Circuit Court Monday on a number of drug charged.
Thomas and Toni Wyman were in Circuit Court Monday on a number of drug charged.

41-year-old Sheridan resident Thomas Wyman and his 41-year-old wife Toni Wyman made their initial appearance in Sheridan County Circuit Court Monday on a total of 10 different drug related charges. Thomas Wyman is charged with five counts of felony Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance.

Knode Bridge Closing Delayed

Knode Bridge Closing

The Knode Bridge reconstruction project scheduled for Monday has been postponed until later this week. Tony Wentland with the Knode Homeowners Association gives us the
details

Once again, the bridge to the Knode subdivision will be closed this Thursday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Residents will be able to use McCormick road to access the subdivision.

Mountain Lion Shot in Sheridan

A second mountain lion was in Sheridan in less than two weeks.

For the second time in less than two weeks, another mountain lion made its way into Sheridan's city limits. On April 27th, a 2-year-old male cat was tranquilized in a tree near Sheridan College and transported to the Big Horn Mountains.

Poll Question – Arizona's Immigration Law

Arizona State Flag

At the end of April, 70% of Arizona voters passed SB 1070, known as the Immigration Law.

The new law mirrors federal law, which already requires aliens (non-citizens) to register and carry their documents with them. The new Arizona law simply states that violating federal immigration law is now a state crime as well. Because illegal immigrants are by definition in violation of federal immigration laws, they can now be arrested by local law enforcement in Arizona.

“Last Dance” in Big Horn

Brad Wood and Angela Loguidice were crowned Prom King & Queen in Big Horn Saturday night.

The gym was packed for the “Grand March” as proud parents and spectators turned out at  Big Horn High School to get a peek at those tuxedo clad guys and their gorgeous dates dressed in stunning gowns for prom Saturday night in Big Horn.

Juvenile Justice Office Is Seeing An Increase In Youth Drug Use

The Sheridan County Justice Office
The Sheridan County Justice Office

During their latest session, the Wyoming State Legislature passed new standards for juvenile detention facilities. Sheridan County Justice Office Administrator Neal Madson feels the new standards are a step in the right direction.

WYDOT Construction Update

Motorists will notice a major change with the North Main re-construction project in Sheridan this week. WYDOT Public Involvement Specialist Ronda Holwell explains.

Holwell has this reminder regarding the businesses in the area.