Archive - Jun 2010 - News

June 17th

New College Board Trustee Chosen

Newly appointed NWCCD Trustee, Bob Leibrich

Nine strong candidates – eight men and one woman – went before the Northern Wyoming Community College District board Wednesday evening to interview for the trustee position vacated by Ryan King last month.

American Flag Display Etiquette

An example of the proper placement of the flag when displaying it vertically.

Monday was Flag Day in the United States, and a young veteran who recently returned to Sheridan contacted Sheridan Media regarding proper flag etiquette. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has the story.

June 16th

County P&Z Addresses Building Standards

Sheridan County P&Z Commission address building standards.

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing Wednesday night on proposed amendments to the County's building standards resolution. In April of this year, the County Commissioners instructed staff to draft a resolution amending the building standards and to hold a series of public meetings to receive input on those amendments.

DCI Arrests Sheridan Resident on Drug Charges

DCI arrests Sheridan resident on drug charges.
DCI arrests Sheridan resident on drug charges.

In a media release issued by the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, members of the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office and the Northeast Enforcement Team arrested 46-year-old Sheridan resident Troy Houston, for two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance/ Methamphetamine and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

County Public Works Relocating

Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger
Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger

The renovation of the 4th floor at the Sheridan County Courthouse is nearly complete, which means that the County Public Works Department is in the process of moving into their new home. This will pose a bit of an inconvenience this Friday says Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger.

Keep it Safe Around Railroad Crossings

Operation Lifesaver and Sheridan Fire Rescue would like to remind Sheridan residents to use caution when driving through or near railroad crossings. Fire Marshal Brian Songer says common sense will go along way when it comes to railroad crossing safety.

Lummis: Lack of Budget is a Failure to Lead

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis
U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis recently delivered a statement on the House floor regarding Congressional Democrats’ failure to take up and pass a budget plan. Here's a portion of what Lummis had to say.

School District 1 June Report

District 1 Superintendent Sue Belish

All trustees were in attendance at last night's Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting in Ranchester.

Action taken included approval of Zack Cummings to replace Mick Johnson to the Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District board. Johnson's 9-year term expires this summer.

The board approved contributing $2,500 to the DARE Program for the 2010-2011 school year.

County to Go Smoke-Free

Sheridan County to go smokefree starting July 1st.

At Tuesday's Sheridan County Commission meeting, commissioners formally adopted a Smoke-Free policy that will go into effect for all County buildings, vehicles and equipment. It will not, however, include smokeless tobacco. Commissioner Bob Rolston says.

June 15th

Music Man Jr. Begins Tonight at the WYO Theater

Tandam Productions Music Man Jr. begins tonight at the WYO Theater.
Tandam Productions Music Man Jr. begins tonight at the WYO Theater.

Tandem Productions will kick off its 16th season of children's summer theater tonight with their production of Music Man Jr. at the WYO Theater. The Music Man is an American musical classic tale that follows salesman Harold Hill on his journey to River City, Iowa, where he meets and falls in love with Librarian Marian Paroo.