Archive - May 3, 2010 - News

City Council Approves Discounts For Golf Course

New incentives at Kendrick Golf Course aim to generate more usage.
New incentives at Kendrick Golf Course aim to generate more usage.

The Sheridan City Council recently directed City Staff to work with Kendrick Golf Pro Brian James to develop incentives to increase usage at Kendrick Municipal Golf Course on slow days. City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson explains
a couple of the incentives.

City Receives Update On The Arts

Looks like "The Dance" is here to stay.
Looks like "The Dance" is here to stay.

All one has to do is take a quick jaunt down Main Street in Sheridan to get an understanding of the importance of art in the community. The Sheridan City Council received an update from Sheridan Public Arts Committee Chair Fachon Wilson Monday night regarding this year's Celebrate the Arts to be held in June.

Sheridan Police Are Investigating Custody Case Incident

Sheridan Police investigate custody incident.
Sheridan Police investigate custody incident.

The Sheridan Police Department received a call from a concerned mother over the weekend regarding her ex-husband's failure to return the couple's 12-year-old daughter after a weekend visitation. Sheridan Police Department Lieutenant Andrew Conrad.

Child Abuse Awareness – Every Day

The ribbon says it all...

April was Child Abuse Awareness Month, but as Dr. Barry Wohl, a pediatrician in Sheridan said on a recent Public Pulse program, the issue is one of which we should be aware every day. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

Bears are Awake – and Hungry

Bears coming out of hibernation are hungry.

The time for hibernating is over, and now their stomachs are growling. Bears in Wyoming are emerging from their long winter nap, and people who live in bear country are reminded to bear-proof their homes and neighborhoods.

Women’s Build Day

Amy Bouley extends her height to paint a ceiling in a Habitat home.

It was “Women’s Build Day” as the power of the brush took over Saturday, with two crews of women volunteers priming and painting the interior of a Habitat for Humanity home.  Project manager Eliza Evans said that this is the big transitional step in finishing the soon-to-be home of Becky Graham and her three girls. 

CHAPS Nite at the Races

Waiting for the races to start at CHAPS "Nite at the Races."

No photo finish for this fundraising event as final figures finished several lengths ahead of last year at the CHAPS “Nite at the Races,” held Saturday at the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds.

Strange Bedfellows in the Tea Party

Protest

Nearly 500 people attended the Republican State Convention in Sheridan this weekend. There were also a few people who came to the convention, but didn't exactly attend—these were the protesters outside in cold and windy weather. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Poll Question – Was Speech a Mistake?

Ayers gave his speech at the UW after the courts ruled in his favor.

Now that the dust has settled over the protests and counter-protests on having Bill Ayers speak at the University of Wyoming, was it all, as Shakespeare would have said, much ado about nothing? A tempest in a teapot?

City Council To Get Update On Public Arts Tonight

Sheridan City Council will meet tonight.
Sheridan City Council will meet tonight.

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first meeting of the month of May this evening. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.