Archive - May 2010 - News

May 4th

County Commission May 4th Report

Sheridan County Commission

Sheridan County commissioners took action on several agenda items Tuesday morning, and kept on the table one item. Two weeks ago, Matt and Leslie Lube requested a rezone on their 9.72 acre property located off of State Highway 335 in Big Horn. Commissioner Terry Cram explains.

Library to Cut Positions

Budget tightening will force some positions to be cut at Fulmer.

The Sheridan County Library System Board of Trustees will be meeting for their regular May meeting on the 19th, and will have an unfortunate task before them. Library director Cathy Butler explains.

Butler has this estimate for how many positions will be cut.

Wyoming Plays the WYO

Gary Small, Phillip Whiteman, Jr. will be featured in this year's Wyoming Plays the WYO May 8th.

For the third year, the WYO Theatre in Sheridan will play host to Wyoming musicians in what has been dubbed “Wyoming Plays the WYO.”

This year, the highlighted artists will be Native American, says guest Gary Small, of Gary Small and the Coyote Brothers.

May 3rd

High Wind Warning In Effect

High wind warning is in effect for Northeast Wyoming.
High wind warning is in effect for Northeast Wyoming.

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a high wind warning for much of Northeast Wyoming. Meteorologist Tom Humphrey tells us what we can expect.

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.