Archive - Sep 7, 2010 - News

Council Votes To Continue Pathways

Sheridan City Council voted 5-2 on a resolution awarding a construction bid for the Dow St. pathway at their regular bi-monthly council meeting Monday night. The proposal was tabled several weeks ago, after objections to the proposed pathway as outlined were brought forth by adjacent property owner Dr. Bateman.

County Taking Public Comments

The Sheridan County Commission at a past meeting.

Four of five Sheridan County commissioners attended the first regular meeting of September – Commissioner Mike Nickel was absent.

9/11 Ceremony to be Observed Saturday

Fire personnel, law enforcement and search and rescue are represented at a previous 9/11 Ceremony in Sheridan.

In a media release from Sheridan Fire Marshall Brian Songer, he indicates that this Saturday morning, September 11th, the fire station will be the location for the annual September 11th Ceremony, marking the 9th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the United Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, PA.

Don King Days 2010

Robin Taylor competes in the Don King Days roping competition.

Bronc riding, steer roping, and polo – all done in the spirit of the wild, wild West – it was the 21st Annual Don King Days held over this past Labor Day Weekend at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

“Now More than Ever”

Gathered in front of the Gathering Place for the 3rd annual "Now More than Ever" Recovery Picnic

A time of reconnecting and instilling hope, Saturday, all expectations were met as over 350 friends and family reunited at The Gathering Place, the women’s residential treatment facility of Volunteers of America.

Sheridan City Council Preview

Mayor Kinskey

Due to the holiday weekend, Sheridan City Council is holding their regular bi-monthly meeting tonight. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

He also says the Council will be asked to authorize staff to proceed with several state and federal grant applications, in order to help with the upgrade of Sheridan's water plants.

“Out of the Darkness” Walk Saturday

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting community walks throughout the country this fall.

For the past several weeks, we've been helping to promote the upcoming “Out of the Darkness” Walk to Prevent Suicide event. Under the national umbrella of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, organizer for the Sheridan walk, Vanessa Hastings, explains what the money raised will go toward.

Bark Beetle: Like A Tidal Wave

In other areas of the Rockies, mountain pine beetles, also known as the “bark beetle” have taken over large swaths of forest, killing thousands of trees.