Archive - Apr 2011 - News

April 6th

Craig & Susan Thomas Foundation: "Every Child - One Mind at a Time"

Susan Thomas visited Sheridan Media to promote the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation, which helps at-risk learners to further their education. She had fun "playing DJ" for a moment.

Susan Thomas, wife of the late U.S. Senator Craig Thomas of Wyoming, paid a visit to Sheridan Media Wednesday morning to tell us about the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation and the work she is doing in his honor. She explains.

Montana Man Pleads Guilty to Sheridan Girl's Rape

William Richard Nielsen (courtesy photo)

MISSOULA, Mont. -- A Missoula man accused of raping a 12-year-old Wyoming girl pleaded guilty Tuesday, April 5th in federal court. 24-year-old William Richard Nielsen pleaded guilty to coercion and enticement of a minor.

Sheridan County Chamber and Sheridan College Visioning Session

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Sheridan College and the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce held a visioning session Tuesday night at the Golden Dome.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and Sheridan College held a round table visioning session Tuesday night at the Golden Dome.

Jo Co Adopts One Percent Funding Suggestions

The Johnson County Commissioners approved the recommendations of the One-Percent Committee at their meeting Tuesday.

Buffalo Council Awards Contracts for Tennis Courts

The Buffalo City Council awarded the contracts for the new tennis courts that will be constructed in Washington Park this summer to Renner Sports Surfaces of Denver, and City Electric in Buffalo.

April 5th

An Earth Day Extravaganza

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Sheridan County will hold several events to celebrate Earth Day 2011.

This year will mark the 41st anniversary of Earth Day and three events are being planned to coincide with the day that is set aside to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.

County Commission: Animal Nuisance Rules & Regulations

Conundrum: how to enforce issue of barking dogs.

While the first April meeting of the Sheridan County Commission was under an hour, about twenty minutes of public comment was spent on the issue of Resolution 11-01-001.

Council Denies Developers Rezone Request

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Sheridan City Councilman Steve Brantz

A request from Developer Steve Grimshaw to rezone just over 3 acres of land north of the Quail Ridge Drive and Covey Run Road intersection was denied by the Sheridan City Council.

City Holds Fire Union Grievance Hearing

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The local firefighters union has filed a grievance with the City of Sheridan over wage increases.

After a brief executive session Monday night, the Sheridan City Council held a hearing in regard to a grievance filed by the Local International Association of Firefighters Union.

School District 2: No Meadowlark Contractor Bid Awarded

A question on the 30/70 statute is still being addressed before awarding the contractor bid on the new Meadowlark Elementary School in Sheridan.

And the Contractor Bid award goes to... no one ... yet.