Archive - May 2010 - News

May 18th

District 2 Salary and Benefits for 2010-2011

All trustees were present at Monday night's District 2 meeting.

After their Executive Session Monday night, District 2 trustees voted to approve the salary and benefit increases for the 2010-2011 school year for both Certified and Classified staff.

For Certified staff, the base starting salary will remain at $44,500. Both vertical and horizontal movement on the salary schedule will be allowed.

Commissioners Vote for Excel

County Commission Mike Nickel

For the first hour of Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting, commissioners heard public comment on the issue of the bid for the County Road 80 project slated to begin immediately.

How To Keep Wildlife In The Wild

This is not a good sight!
This is not a good sight!

There have been three instances involving wildlife in residential areas within Sheridan County recently. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Remember--“Trees Are Not Tomatoes”

Do I Look Like A Tomato To You?

With all the tree planting this spring, Scott Hiniger with the University of Wyoming extension office in Sheridan brings us a few tips to make sure your new cottonwood, spruce or pine grows well. He says one mistake he sees often is that people confuse trees and tomatoes

The reason why this is important, he says

District 2 Prepares Interim Meadowlark Site

Meadowlark Elementary will be torn down this summer. A new Meadowlark will be built on the current site.

Sheridan School District 2 Board of Trustees met for their May meeting Monday night.

Birding Opportunity this Saturday

Bird watchers invited to free event early this Saturday morning.

Springtime means bird songs filling the air, and for folks in the Sheridan area who love all things aviary, the Sheridan Community Land Trust has an outing to offer you. Organizer Colin Betzler with the details.

May 17th

Council Addresses Ordinance To Modify Liquor License Fees

Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz
Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz

The Sheridan City Council addressed liquor license fees at their meeting Monday night. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

West Brundage Lane Construction Begins This Week

Principal for Vista West Engineering Randy Bomar
Principal for Vista West Engineering Randy Bomar

The West Brundage Lane construction project near the Sheridan County Airport is slated to begin this Thursday. Principal for Vista West Engineering, Randy Bomar, says that people will have to take a little bit of a detour to get to some of the businesses near the airport.

Council Work Session #6: Recreation and Travel & Tourism

Penny Becker and Rich Bridger discuss Sheridan Travel and Tourism at Monday's Sheridan City Council budget work session.
Penny Becker and Rich Bridger discuss Sheridan Travel and Tourism at Monday's Sheridan City Council budget work session.

Monday's Sheridan City Council work session dealt with Travel & Tourism and Recreation. Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Penny Becker pointed out an interesting fact about local tourism and taxes.

Special Olympics Torch Makes Its Way Through Sheridan

The Flame of Hope made its way through Sheridan Monday.
The Flame of Hope made its way through Sheridan Monday.

The Special Olympics Torch made its way through Sheridan Monday morning as local law enforcement began their trek to Buffalo from the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Dave Hofmeier commented on the 2010 Special Olympics Torch Run just prior to being handed the torch.