Archive - Aug 2, 2010 - News

Sheridan City Council Tables Portion of Pathway Project

City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson
City of Sheridan Public Works Director Nic Bateson

Much of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting centered around the award of bids for phase one of the Pathways Project. The Council awarded the majority of the project to Excel Construction of Sheridan in the amount of $158,000.

Sheridan Fire-Rescue Team Shines at Combat Challenge Competition

From L to R: Firefighter Brookes MacRae, Firefighter Seth Larson hammering the sled, Firefighter Andy Fried, and Firefighter Kyle Johnson. (Courtesy Photo)
From L to R: Firefighter Brookes MacRae, Firefighter Seth Larson hammering the sled, Firefighter Andy Fried, and Firefighter Kyle Johnson. (Courtesy Photo)

Five members from Sheridan Fire-Rescue competed in the regional Firefighters Combat Challenge held over the weekend in Casper. Firefighter Greg Luhman was one of the participants in the competition, and he explains that the Sheridan Fire-Rescue team did very well.

Vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park

There has been recent vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton. (Courtesy Photo)
There has been recent vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton. (Courtesy Photo)

There has been recent vandalism at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton that has Town officials concerned. Dayton Mayor Bob Wood says that they will do whatever is necessary to find whomever is responsible for the crimes.

Weekend Hay Fire in Sheridan County

At approximately 2:30 Sunday afternoon crews with the Goose Valley Fire Department responded to a hay fire on Paradise Park Road in Sheridan County. Goose Valley Fire Chief Bob Williams.

Williams says that due to a quick response time, crews had the fire under control soon after arriving on scene.

Sheridan County Tax Levies Approved

Renee Obermueller; Sheridan County Adminitrative Director

During a special session today the Sheridan County Commissioners approved the tax levies for this fiscal year. County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller:

While there is a big change in the overall assessed valuation in Sheridan County, there is only one shift in relative appropriation of levies:

Medicare Part D – Round Two

Medicare Part D "doughnut hole checks are being issued soon in Wyoming.

WYOMING NEWS SERVICE, Cheyenne, WY – It's “Round 2” for Medicare doughnut hole checks – the $250 rebates to help those who have fallen into the Part D prescription coverage gap. It's a lapse in drug insurance that affects more than 7,000 Wyomingites in the program each year.

Being Homeless In Wyoming

Betty

Volunteers of America And Habitat for Humanity are teaming up for a “shelter shine-up” this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sheridan Media 's Betsy Love
has more:

http://www.facebook.com/event.ph...
Ethan Boone (307)672-0475
eboone@voawymt.org

Superintendent McBride Addresses PAWS

Changes are in store for the PAWS test.
Changes are in store for the PAWS test.

Last Friday we heard from Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride on the recalibration of the State funding model, and that for the most part, things will remain unchanged. Today, McBride talks about the PAWS testing that has been so heavily scrutinized since its inception.

Sheridan City Council Preview

The Sheridan City Council will hold their first regularly scheduled meeting of August this evening. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinksey explains the wide range of topics that the Council will address.