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October 5th, 2009

Wrench Ranch First Master Plan Comes Before City Council

The first master plan required under the new gateway zoning district in the City of Sheridan has been submitted to the City Council. The 31-page document designates more than 20 percent of the 186-acre development as open space. Mayor Dave Kinskey says the plan sets a precedent for future developments.

City Works To Change Ordinances Dealing With Development

The Sheridan City Council is considering an ordinance that would require a traffic study for site plan approval in planned unit developments. City Public Works Director Nic Bateson tells us why the study is necessary.

School District 2 Will Cut The Ribbon on Woodland Park Next Week

Last month the Sheridan County School District Two Board of Trustees heard school improvement plans for all of the Last month the Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees heard school improvement plans for all of the District's elementary schools.

All Major Power Outages Are Back On

Several areas in and around Sheridan either were or are without power today. Most Story residents woke up without power this morning but that power has been restored. Other outages caused the cancellation of classes at Sheridan College and Arvada-Clearmont Schools.

Jail Project in Hardin Begins to Unravel; Man Promising Prisoners is Wanted in Wyoming

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A California company's bid to take over an empty jail in rural Montana appears to be unraveling. An attorney involved in the project cut ties Friday and a second company once named as a subcontractor denied any involvement.

Wyoming "Step Up for Kids" Week

It's all about kids this week in the Cowboy State for local celebrations of "Step Up for Kids" Week. The week is designed to show public support for children as an investment priority.

October 4th

Several Dozen Show Up To Support March Against Violence

Temperatures were only in the 40’s as several dozen people marched from the Sheridan County Courthouse to Grinnell Plaza on Saturday. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the March Against Violence is an annual event in Sheridan sponsored by the Advocacy and Resource Center.

What did those who participated think of the event?

Visiting Koltiska Pumpkin Patch Becoming an Autumn Tradition

The Koltiska Pumpkin Patch has allowed families to come out to the Koltiska farm and pick there own pumpkins. The Koltiskas have been doing this for the last five years; before that they sold their pumpkins to stores around Sheridan for eight years. They grow all pumpkins out at their farm. Vicky Koltiska comments.

Should High Schools Be Able To Drug Test Their Students

Should high school students be subjected to random drug tests or are the students already subjected to too much? Will it raise the dropout rate, or will we see results right away? The first question by most in Sheridan is how many students at a high school do drugs?

Winter Storm Warning Continues Through Monday Night

The first major winter storm of the season is upon us here in Wyoming. The National Weather Service has upgraded our winter storm watch to a warning and Sheridan will remain under a winter storm warning until late Monday night. Todd Chambers with the National Weather Service tells us what to expect.