Archive - Jun 28, 2010 - News

Planning Commission Approves High-Tech Park Conceptual Plan

Conceptual Plan for the High-Tech Business Park in North Sheridan.
Conceptual Plan for the High-Tech Business Park in North Sheridan.

The City of Sheridan Planning Commission approved the conceptual plan for the High-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan. The State Loan and Investment Board recently approved $2.5 million for the City to extend infrastructure to the park.

RO Minor Subdivision Approved

City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs
City of Sheridan Planning Director Robert Briggs

A request to re-subdivide tracts two and three of the Marshall Subdivision into three lots was approved Monday night by the City of Sheridan Planning Commission. City Planning Director Robert Briggs explains why the request to re-subdivide the property was made.

Drum and Bugle Corps Gears Up for Philly

The Drum and Bugle Corps will be in this year's 4th of July Parade Sunday in Philadelphia. (Courtesy Photo)
The Drum and Bugle Corps will be in this year's 4th of July Parade Sunday in Philadelphia. (Courtesy Photo)

The American Legion 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps will be heading to “The Birthplace of our Nation” later this week to take part in the annual Welcome America Celebration. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

Poll Question: McChrystal's Resignation

President Barack Obama in a meeting with General Stanley McChrystal

After making disrespectful and insubordinate comments about the Obama Administration to a Rolling Stone Magazine reporter earlier this month, General Stanley McChrystal was relieved of his duty leading the U.S. troops in Afghanistan. President Obama has since nominated General David Patreus to replace McChrystal.

Celebrating Parkman

Two country flowers enjoying the 2010 Parkman Daze on June 26th.

They might be small, but they couldn’t have been any prouder at the 3rd Annual Parkman Days held Saturday. There was a home town parade with about 15 entries and close to 50 people showed up to watch.

Even John Moreland was there with his friend Annie Stinky Bottom of the No Wipe Tribe.

Bikers Against Bruises a Success

Bikers register before heading out on the Bikers Agains Bruises poker run June 26th.

The rumble of motorcycles could be heard Saturday morning as
over 70 riders took part in the 2nd Annual “Bikers Against Bruises—No Excuse for Abuse” motorcycle poker run. 

It all began 10 a.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn as riders took off to the top of the Big Horns with stops at the Elkview Inn, then on to Greybull, Worland, Buffalo, and finally returning to Sheridan.

WEA-PACE Issues Political Endorsements

The Wyoming Education Associations Political Action Committee released their endorsements last week.

This past Friday, the Wyoming Education Association Political Action Committee for Education, or WEA-PACE, released their endorsements of 42 candidates in this year's election.  Among those endorsements are Mike Massie, a Democrat, for Superintendent of Public Instruction; Matt Mead, a Republican, for Governor; and Democrat Leslie Petersen for Governor. 

Mike Massie – Candidate for State Supt. Public Instruction

Mike Massie, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction (courtesy photo).

Another candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction was Kim Love's guest on KROE's Public Pulse program recently. Mike Massie, the only Democratic candidate for the position, tells us why he's entered the race.

Massie expands on the need to rid the state of PAWS.

Buffalo City Councilman Speaks Out About Project

RDG Planning and Consulting illustration of the proposed Crazy Woman Square project in Buffalo.
RDG Planning and Consulting illustration of the proposed Crazy Woman Square project in Buffalo.

The Buffalo City Council recently approved a $50,000 allocation in their budget to help fund the Buffalo Development Association's Crazy Woman Square Project in downtown. The project consists of three phases and would cost approximately $3 million to complete.

Work Continues at TR Branch Library in Ranchester

Tongue River Branch Library Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon
Tongue River Branch Library Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon

The expansion of the Tongue River Branch Library in Ranchester is nearing completion. Senior Circulation Clerk Samantha Nixon fills us in on how things are coming along.