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February 23rd, 2010

Representatives With OLC Meet With Stakeholders On Proposed Spray Park

The City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Recreation District recently hired OLC Aquatics out of Denver, Colorado to design a spray/splash park that would be located within Thorne-Rider Park. Representatives from OLC toured Thorne-Rider Tuesday, and met with City and Recreation District officials about site and design options that ranged anywhere from $200,000 to $400,000.

City Conducts Streetscape Walk-Through On North Main

Officials with the City of Sheridan along with North Main Neighborhood Association Chairperson Robin Debolt spent Tuesday afternoon conducting a streetscape walk-through on North Main Street from 5th Street to Fort Road. City Project Manager Joe Schoen.

Governor Freudenthal Weighs In On Wind Energy Tax Legislation

Governor Dave Freudenthal appeared as a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program Tuesday. The Governor commented on the wind energy tax bill that was recently approved in the House of Representatives and is now headed to the Senate for approval.

DSA To Hold Annual Wine Festival First Friday In March

The Downtown Sheridan Association will be holding their annual wine festival fundraiser Friday, March 5th. DSA Board Member Julie Davidson says that the event has a new venue this year.

Sheridan Resident With a Heart to Help "Grandson" Loses Thousands

It has happened again -- a victim of a phone scam, who lost a lot of money.

Monday, the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office received a report of a Sheridan resident who was called by a young man claiming to be his grandson. Sheriff Dave Hofmeier explains what transpired.

Budget Presented in the Wyoming House Monday

Wyoming lawmakers are at the halfway point in the 2010 Budget Session, and the Budget was officially presented in the State House Monday. Representative Rosie Berger chairs the Joint Appropriations Committee, and she spent four hours yesterday going through the Budget with her fellow representatives.

Legislature Working to Improve School Facilities Commission Process

In the past few months, we've been reporting on the frustrations that Sheridan County School District 1 has had in building the new Big Horn Elementary and Jr. High / High School facility. Mid-way through the project, the School Facilities Commission changed some of the guidelines regarding square footage.

Too Hot, Then Too Cold -- When Will the Housing Market be Just Right?

A rarity just a few years ago, “for sale signs” seem to be sprouting in front of houses everywhere.  So how long will the local housing market cool? Sheridan Media’s Betsy Love asked a local real estate agent to look in his crystal ball and filed this report

Wyoming Settles Conservation Easement Suit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has succeeded in blocking the Johnson County Commission's attempt to terminate a conservation easement on a ranch east of Buffalo.

District Judge Wade Waldrip of Rawlins last week approved a settlement in a lawsuit that Attorney General Bruce Salzburg filed in 2008 against the county commission and ranch owners Fred and Linda Dowd.

February 23rd

Multiple DUI's Determine High Bond in Circuit Court

Sheridan County Magistrate Carol Doughty is presiding over Sheridan County Circuit Court for the next two weeks, filling in for Judge John Sampson.