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Pathway Project Will Get Another Section

The current Sheridan Pathway System stops at 8th Street going north and then continues through Thorne-Rider Park on the north side of 11th Street. Later this fall, pathway users will be able to cross under the 11th Street bridge that will connect Thorne-Rider to the flood control levee just west of Marion Street.

City Looking For Funds To Help Landfill Gas Capture Project

Sheridan's City Council held their second regular meeting of July last night. The City of Sheridan will apply for a nearly $500,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Administration to help use some landfill waste. The City recently completed a study to determine if there was a use for the gas generated by closed cells.

City Looks At Fee Waivers After Cutting Back On Waivers For 2010

The Sheridan City Council passed an ordinance on third reading that allows the Council to use the dilapidation account to cover future building fee waivers granted by the Council. City Councilor Steve Brantz tells us there are limited funds in that account.

Thieves Take More Than $1,000 From Local Video Store

Saturday morning Sheridan Police were called to the Video Depot on Coffeen Avenue after they reported a burglary. Police Detective Sergeant Tom Henry says an unknown number of suspects forced their way through the back entrance to the store. A safe containing more than $1,000 cash plus numerous videos and video games were taken.

County Commissioners Hold Special Budget Hearing

The Sheridan County Commissioners held a public hearing Monday night to receive comments on the proposed budget for Sheridan County. Commission Chair Bob Rolston explains a couple of areas that are a bit different with this year's budget.

33rd Annual Dayton Days Starts This Week

The 33rd Annual Dayton Days will get underway this week with numerous events planned for Thursday through Sunday. One of the organizers, Kathy Alley, tells us about the kickoff event to be held Thursday night.

Representative Cynthia Lummis Comments on Government Spending and Health Care Reform

The governmental spending that has occurred since the Obama administration took office earlier this year has many republicans and even moderate democrats concerned over an ever growing deficit.

Representative Cynthia Lummis on where the overspending may be headed.

Preview of Tonight's Sheridan City Council Meeting

The Sheridan City Council will meet for their final meeting of July tonight. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has a preview.

The City of Sheridan may take a big step in pathway connectivity this evening. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey has the explanation.

C-S-I Toys Contaminated; Parents Cautioned

Wyoming parents are being encouraged to do some detective work and check their homes for toys marketed under the name of the C-S-I television series. Two children's detective kits have been found to be contaminated with asbestos, and the toy manufacturer, Planet Toys, has settled a lawsuit that entitles families to a refund.

Dr. Hook Plays the WYO Saturday Night

Dr. Hook was in town, playing at the Wyo Theater Saturday night. Lead vocalist Ray Sawyer, who has been with the band for forty years, explained his thoughts about Sheridan.

HUB International Washes Cars for School Supplies

Saturday morning, Hub International did a fund raiser car wash right next to the Hub International building. One of the event organizers, Nicole Alley, discusses the success the car wash created.

Sheridan County One Of Many To See Grant Funds At Work

Fifteen counties in Wyoming are slated for wildlife habitat conservation projects using over $350,000 in new grants from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
 
In addition to Sheridan County, the 2009 grants will fund projects in 14 other counties including, Bighorn, Natrona, Park, Teton, Washakie and Weston.

Country Club Expansion To Be Complete Next Season

The Sheridan Country Club has boasted a 9-hole golf course for nearly 90 years. Since the 1960’s, Country Club members have had visions of expansion. Country Club President Chuck Hutton.

City Of Sheridan Looking To Fill Vacant Council Seat

Due to the resignation of Sheridan City Councilman Scott Severs, there's an open seat on the Council representing Ward 1. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey explains what those interested should do.

Rec. District Budgets For Water Spray Park

The Sheridan Recreation District passed their budget earlier this week. Fifteen thousand dollars of that budget will go towards something new for one of the local parks. Sheridan Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright.