Archive - May 2010 - News

May 20th

Budget Work Session #9

Sheridan City Councilman Ryan Mulholland
Sheridan City Councilman Ryan Mulholland

The latest Sheridan City Council budget work session Thursday dealt with budgets for the Police Department, Fire Department, Municipal Court and contracted Prosecuting Attorney for the City, Mia Mikesell. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

A Soggy, Yet Eventful 3rd Thursday

Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey whipping up some cotton candy at the 3rd Thursday Street Festival.
Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey whipping up some cotton candy at the 3rd Thursday Street Festival.

A little bit of rain couldn't put a damper on the first 3rd Thursday Street Festival of the year in Downtown Sheridan Thursday night. As far as what some of those in attendance had to say about the event.

New Programs and No More "Moonlighting"

Jon Connolly

Cybersecurity, mining technology, and two health and fitness programs may soon become a part of the Sheridan College curriculum.

Survey Results and EMS Open House

Sheridan Fire-Rescue firefighter/EMTs and Sheridan area law enforcement conducting a “Last Call Drill” at Sheridan High School just before last years Prom.
Sheridan Fire-Rescue firefighter/EMTs and Sheridan area law enforcement conducting a “Last Call Drill” at Sheridan High School just before last years Prom.

The Sheridan Fire Rescue Public Education Committee conceived a plan to have a public input survey, which was unveiled at this year's Big Horn Homebuilder's Home Show. Fire Marshal Brian Songer says they received over 200 responses from the community.

Songer said that the three categories in the survey included services, programs and training.

“It's All About You, Baby”

Sheridan Memorial Hospital will be holding their first annual baby fair this Saturday at the Medical Arts Building just west of the hospital. Hospital Community Relations Coordinator Cecile Pattison explains that the event will provide a wealth of information for those who attend.

Richard Hill Sentenced

90% of maximum sentence handed out to man accused of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Minor.

52-year-old Richard Hill was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday on a 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor, a charge to which he plead guilty in late April. Hill had admitted to having sexual intercourse in 2008 with a girl who was then only 13 years old.

Dayton Town Council News

Dayton Town Council

The Dayton Town Council met for their second regular meeting of May Wednesday evening, giving first reading to the Budget for Fiscal Year 2010-2011. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood.

May 19th

State Economist Says Sheridan County Is An Anomaly

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Wyomingites often like to “buck the trend.” Well, within Wyoming, Sheridan seems to be bucking the trend. Senior Economist David Bullard with the Wyoming Department of
Employment

Recreation District Board Approves Promotion and New Hire

Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright
Sheridan Recreation District Director Richard Wright

The Sheridan Recreation District Board of Trustees Wednesday night approved the promotion of Chad Aksamit to the position of Sports Specialist II. Aksamit has been with the Rec. District for the past year and a half as the Recreation Specialist.

Council Work Session #8-- More One Cent Applicants

Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow
Sheridan City Council President John Bigelow

The Sheridan City Council budget work sessions continued Wednesday with another round of non-profits applying for optional one cent sales tax monies. It was a lengthy session, as 12 different local non-profit agencies gave a brief rundown of what they do and what the funds would be used for. There are over twenty non-profits applying for one cent funds this year.