Archive - 2010 - News

January 15th

Wyoming Man Charged With Attempted Murder

RIVERTON, (AP) - Prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old Riverton man with attempted first degree murder in connection with a stabbing case. Brodey Burnett is being held on a $100,000 bond.

January 14th

Rita Meyer to Announce Run for Wyoming Governor

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Republican State Auditor Rita Meyer is lining up as a candidate for Wyoming governor. Meyer's campaign said Thursday that she will hold announcements in Casper and Cheyenne on Tuesday.

Campaign manager Annemarie McCracken confirms that Meyer will announce her candidacy at the events. At least three other Republicans are looking into running for governor in 2010.

MDU Files Supplemental Electrical Increase Request

Montana Dakota Utilities announced that it is adjusting the proposed electrical rate increase filed with the Wyoming Public Service Commission last August. The supplemental filing calls for a smaller increase than originally proposed. The new request calls for an average 25 percent increase rather than the 31 percent average across all classes.

ZIRC Group Is Behind Schedule But Making Progress

When the City of Sheridan received the final draft of the Zucker Report in June 2008, the Council created a committee to implement the recommendations contained in the report within an 18-month timeframe. The Zucker Implementation Review Committee has been working since that time to streamline the development process in the City.

2009 State Of The Chamber

2009 was a tough year for business, both small businesses and corporations, alike. The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is constantly trying to support its members with services that can increase the chance for member success even in a rough economy.

City Of Sheridan Will Continue To “Experiment” With Curbside Recycling

Over the past several years the City of Sheridan has stepped up their recycling efforts considerably. The presence of numerous blue bins around the City is a testament to that effort and now the City is experimenting with curbside recycling. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey stresses that for now, curbside recycling is just that, an experiment.

Sheridan County Fair Will Be Two Days Shorter This Year

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees were presented with the schedule for the 2010 Sheridan County Fair at their monthly meeting Thursday night.

College District Board Of Trustees Seeking Public Input On Presidential Search

The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees has announced that they will be holding two public forums next week to help aid in the search and recruitment of a new president.

MDU Files Supplemental Electrical Increase Request

Montana Dakota Utilities announced that it is adjusting the proposed electrical rate increase filed with the Wyoming Public Service Commission last August.

January 13th

MDU Discusses Proposed Rate Increase With Public Today

Representatives from Montana-Dakota Utilities are in Sheridan today to give a presentation, as well as answer questions about the proposed electrical rate increase filed with the Wyoming Public Servic