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March 1st, 2010

Being Cute Is Not Enough For These "Dogs Of Talent"

Fifteen dogs--including several labs, a French bulldog, a golden retriever, a Yorkshire terrier mix, a couple standard poodles and a Bernese mountain dog, attended a therapy dog screening at Sheridan Manor Sunday.

What Is The Cost Of Freedom? How About $22 Million?

A Gillette man has started a controversy involving Sheridan's newly hired Police Chief. The controversy is over the man's "million dollar bird." Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

Actually, its not a million dollar bird, but a 22 million dollar bird:

February 28th

Consultants Will Move Forward With Conceptual Plan Of Spray Park

Last week officials with the City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Recreation District met with representatives from OLC Aquatics, who are the consultants designing the spray park that would be located in Thorne-Rider Park. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has an update on what the next step in the process is.

Sheridan City Council To Address Several Key Issues Tonight

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their first meeting of March tonight. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey says that they will receive an update on the City's financial outlook.

The Council will also address a data center cost reduction grant through the Wyoming Business Council.

Wind Lease Rules Proposed For Wyoming Trust Lands

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state office charged with managing Wyoming trust lands is taking public comment on its proposed rules for wind development leasing. Written comments are due to the Office of State Lands and Investments on Monday. The office plans public hearings in mid-March in Casper, Green River, Rawlins and Cheyenne.

Legislature Eyes Formation Of Nuclear Task Force

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A proposal in the Wyoming Legislature
would form a task force to study the production of nuclear energy in Wyoming. The Wyoming House has approved House Bill 79 and the Senate Minerals Committee recommended its approval on Friday. The bill now goes to the full Senate.

February 28th

Energy Efficiency Incentive Could Benefit Wyoming Households

Wyoming News Service, Casper, WY - A new analysis of research on what federal energy efficiency standards would cost families state-by-state, and how much they would save on utility bills, shows the net gain would be more than $300 for the average Wyomingite.

Concealed Weapons Bill Fails In Wyoming Senate

CHEYENNE, (AP) - A massive e-mail campaign intended to persuade state lawmakers to vote for a bill that would have allowed Wyoming residents to carry handguns concealed on their bodies without a permit apparently backfired.

February 26th

What Do The "Guinea Pigs" Think About A Possible Curbside Recycling Program In Sheridan?

Recycling is going curbside for residents in Sparrow Hawk and Mountain View neighborhoods in Sheridan. Starting this May, they will have the option of participating in an 8-month pilot program that, if successful, could go city-wide.

Public Transportation Surveys Are Available At Various Agencies In Sheridan

Various local agencies affiliated with public transportation in Sheridan met nearly a month ago to discuss the need for an additional means of transportation in the city.