Archive - May 2010 - News

May 22nd

School House Rock Cello Style

Werner Family Quartet

Seeking to inspire others, The Werner Quartet of Bozeman, Montana, make a return visit to perform for students at Wyoming Girls School on Friday.  The classical cello quartet is made up of four Werner siblings…all under the age of 20. Hele’ne’ is a student at Yale; Luc, goes to Harvard; and Mariel and Ande’re, attend a charter school at home. 

Baggs, Kaycee Monitor Rivers For Flooding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Officials are keeping a close watch on rivers that are overflowing their banks in two Wyoming towns. Baggs is on the Little Snake River in Carbon County. Police Chief Ed Owen says the water on Friday afternoon had reached some dikes that were built in town to control flooding two years ago. The Middle Fork of the Powder River runs through Kaycee in Johnson County.

Western Wyo. College Getting New Auto Repair Tool

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - Western Wyoming Community College is getting a new tool that will allow students to test their auto repair work. The college board of trustees has approved spending $50,000 to purchase a chassis dynamometer for the college's automotive technology class.

Exhibit Of Da Vinci Inventions In Bozeman

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A traveling exhibit of 41 full-sized machines based on sketches by Leonardo da Vinci opens later this month at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman. In addition to painting the Mona Lisa, da Vinci sketched out plans for pedal-powered flying machines, a war tank, a water-powered sawmill, a wooden bicycle, a parachute and even a gear-powdered robot.

May 21st

Vision 2020 Chooses Unhoch

Vision 2020 promotes equality for women.

Sheridan resident, Dr. Juanita Unhoch was one of two Wyoming women chosen to join the Vision 2020 Congress. Vision 2020 is a national project focused on advancing gender equality by energizing the dialog about women and leadership. Only 102 women were chosen out of 1,000, with two selected from Wyoming. Unhoch tells us how she became one of the two.

Couple Arraigned on Delivery Charges

Sheridan County Courthouse

37-year-old Jason Bowman, and his wife, 53-year-old Jane Bowman, formerly of Sheridan and now residing in Casper, were arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday on two counts.

PSC Rules on MDU Rate Increase

PSC issues ruling on MDU utility rate increase.
PSC issues ruling on MDU utility rate increase.

The Wyoming Public Service Commission has issued a ruling in the proposed Montana Dakota Utilities rate increase for its customers in Wyoming. While an increase was approved, it is significantly smaller than the earlier proposals from MDU. Secretary and Chief Counsel for the Wyoming PSC Chris Petrie explains what the PSC's decision means for its customers.

“Choose to Live” Fundraiser

Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America

Tonight, Volunteers of America will be holding the 2nd Annual “I Choose to Live” fundraiser. Mark Robertson is the Clinical Director of the VOA's Life House.

Mission Accomplished For RENEW

It was an idea birthed seven years ago that saw its fulfillment as RENEW dedicated its new bus barn at its Service Center on South Sheridan Avenue Thursday.

May 20th

Judge Rules: Sen and Bear Cloud Tried as Adults

7th Judicial District Court Judge W. Thomas Sullins of Casper ruled this week that Sheridan teenagers Dharminder Sen and Wyatt Bear Cloud, both 16, will be tried as adults for 1st Degree Murder and other charges that have been filed against them. Attorneys for both defendants had filed motions to have the cases moved to juvenile court.